Rental

3 Great Trends in Light Duty Trucks

Leasing, Rental, Vehicle Sales
February 9, 2017

From engines to economics, the new name of the game is “efficiency” With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, we’ve identified a few key trends in light duty trucks –you know, those vehicles that get millions of flowers into the hands of ha...

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Brave New World: Maintaining Fleet Uptime and Managing Fuel Costs

Fleet Management, Fuel Services, Leasing, Rental
December 19, 2016

Driver and technician shortages, among other pressures, are causing many fleet managers to reevaluate the benefits of renting or leasing vs. owning their trucks. To help you navigate today’s big fleet decisions, here are some major considerations ...

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Holiday Peak Season Prep: 3 Things to Watch

Fleet Management, Rental
October 13, 2016

With the 2016 holiday season just around the bend, there’s no time to wait for fleet managers who want to create an affective plan for meeting peak demand and maximize their opportunity at this crucial time of the year. This year, a few critical fa...

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5 Fleet Management Trends to Watch

Fleet Management, Maintenance, Rental, Vehicle Sales
June 27, 2016

Fleet managers are assessing the first half of 2016 and shaking their heads a bit. Fuel prices are at near-historic lows: great. Driver and mechanic shortages are troubling: that’s a tough one. Regulations are escalating: what else is new? Freight ...

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How to Manage Peak Season with Reefer Rentals

Fleet Management, Rental
April 12, 2016

Want to get a quick idea of some of the challenges and opportunities facing businesses in refrigerated trucking today? Look no further than the fresh produce industry. With the big Global Cold Chain Expo 2016 set for Chicago in June, one major par...

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Heavy-Duty Springtime Rental Demand Looms For Light-Duty Vehicles

Consumer Goods, Rental, Retail
February 11, 2016

Want to see a real-world example of how heavy rental demand can affect a business? During the just-ended 2015 holidays, a curious string of news stories appeared from Florida to the Pacific Northwest. Turns out that people were calling local polic...

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True “Smart” Phones Have a Fuel Tracking App

Fleet Management, Fuel Services, Rental
November 20, 2015

Here’s some sage advice found at TruckingInfo.com: “Proper record keeping is a fundamental key to ‘Operating Smart’. Whether large or small, successful business people know that proper record keeping is essential.” We think that is pretty w...

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Holiday Outlook 2015: Get Ready for Anything

Fleet Management, Maintenance, Rental
October 20, 2015

"Ho-ho-hold onto your steering wheels. If you recall, for fleets and owner-operators, fourth quarter 2014 provided a welcomed year-over-year improvement compared to the same period in 2013, about a 5-7% increase in tonnage." And while no single unifi...

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Light Duty Vehicles Are Heavyweights of Efficiency

Rental
September 23, 2015

Sometimes a name simply does not do a product justice. Take the case of light duty vehicles. Sure, the loads they carry tend to be lighter. But these days, with the wide variety of light duty vehicle options available (and businesses’ increasing re...

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Save Your Cargo: Know Your Reefer Unit

Fleet Management, Maintenance, Rental
August 26, 2015

Among the worst moments for any freight carrier: when a customer rejects a load because it went bad due to poor refrigeration. What makes these moments even more painful is that it’s never been easier to maintain proper cargo temperatures in ree...

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