Rental

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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A Rental Success Story: Diving Deeper into Seasonal Demand

Fleet Management, Rental
July 15, 2015

The entrepreneurial spark can ignite anywhere, at any time. You just have to be receptive when it does. Paul Arakelian was working for his dad’s chemical company over 50 years ago, when backyard pools were still a rarity. At that moment he saw the ...

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The Customer Speaks: Why Surveys are Important

Customer Service, Rental
June 11, 2015

Oh joy, yet another customer satisfaction survey email in your Inbox. I mean, who has the time for all those, right? Well, perhaps if you knew a bit more about the role that these surveys actually play, you may be more willing to make the time. Tr...

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3 Reasons for Renting Natural Gas Trucks

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Fleet Management, Rental, Safety & Environment
May 15, 2015

Don’t be fooled by the drop in diesel fuel prices in the past year. Even with the temporarily lower prices at the pump, the case for switching to Natural Gas Vehicles (NGV) remains as powerful as ever. For companies that rely on rented trucks, let...

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CSA Scores: How Rental Customers Are Affected

Fleet Management, Rental, Safety & Environment
April 17, 2015

Helping to reduce bus and truck crashes is more than a commercial driver or fleet owner’s responsibility—it’s also a rental driver’s legal duty under the federal government’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program—one that can c...

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TRALA Taps Ryder Driver With Top Award

Dedicated Transportation, Leasing, Rental
April 14, 2015

Danny Daniels of Ryder has been named 2015 Driver of the Year by the Truck Renting and Leasing Association (TRALA).  The award, sponsored by the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, recognizes the top driver who operates their vehicle in a safe manne...

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Rental Trucks could be the Key to a Sweet Deliveries This Valentine’s

Consumer Goods, Rental, Retail
February 13, 2015

Small businesses have a crush­­­—and it’s for Valentine’s Day The holiday for sweethearts, with roots going back to ancient Rome, certainly showered businesses with love in 2014—to the tune of $17.3 billion in revenue, according to the Na...

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New Landmark Study: Rental Trucks Prove to be Extremely Safe

Rental, Safety & Environment
January 21, 2015

In the world of rental trucks, vigilant preventive maintenance (PM) is often touted as a leading factor in keeping trucks safe and reliable. But, in reality, just how safe are fleet rental trucks? The answer is no longer open to speculation. Accor...

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4 Innovations Changing the Truck Rental Industry

Fleet Management, Rental
December 22, 2014

Since the dawn of automobiles, commercial truckers have evoked a romantic “lone wolf” image—nothing out there but you and the road. It’s a notion as romantic as the old west cowboy—and, now, just as antiquated. Today, technology has beco...

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