Managing the Financial Side of Commercial Fleets


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July 11, 2016

Best Practices for Managing Fuel

Even with lower prices, fuel continues to be among the top costs for fleets. Fleets share some of their best practices to manage fuel.

January 21, 2014

Identifying Missed Cost-Cutting Opportunities

Fleet managers can focus too much on the price of the products and services they buy, which can leave some cost-cutting opportunities unexplored.

January 17, 2014

Real-World Fuel Reduction Strategies

Fleet professionals share their day-to-day and long-term strategies to cut fuel costs through teamwork, efficient operations, and doing a little homework.

February 4, 2011

10 Fuel Management Strategies That Really Work

It’s in the news again; fuel prices are climbing and fleet managers are looking for ways to manage that largest variable expense. Here are 10 tested strategies that work.

June 22, 2010

VPSI Saves $73M in Fuel Costs & Cuts CO2 Emissions

DEARBORN, MI - VPSI's use of Ford E-Series vanpools has helped take 14 million commuter vehicles off the road annually, saving more than $73 million in fuel and reducing CO2 emissions by 259,000 tons.

December 22, 2009

Kennecott Utah Copper Achieves $1M Fuel Savings

MAGNA, UT - The company was able to find a solution to track equipment utilization in order to improve efficiency and vehicle availability, contributing to a savings of more than $1 million in fuel costs.

October 27, 2009

Entergy Arkansas Adds Hybrid Trucks to Fleet

LITTLE ROCK, AR - The new models have a long green stripe stretched across the sides to identify them as hybrids and are expected to save the company fuel, reduce emissions, and provide added safety at the work site.

August 4, 2009

Staples’ Green Fleet Cuts Costs & Emissions

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Staples has saved 540,000 gallons of diesel, reduced costs by $2 million, and cut greenhouse gas emissions by 12 million lbs.

July 17, 2009

Molex to Cut Fuel Use by 10%

LISLE, IL - Molex's sales and marketing teams drive approximately 3,700,000 miles, consuming approximately 260,000 gallons of fuel a year, according to the company.

May 23, 2008

Pros & Cons of TPMS for Class 3-8 Truck Tires

The U.S. Department of Transportation is expected to release its revised medium-truck tire standard (FMVSS No. 119) during the second half of the year. However, it is anticipated that it won’t contain a provision calling for the use of a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) for Class 3-8 commercial trucks. TPMS is an electronic system that monitors the air pressure inside pneumatic tires. Should TPMS be mandated for commercial trucks over 10,000 lbs.? Here are three reasons supporting this.

March 1, 2008

Saving Fuel: What Works, What Doesn't

Although prices fluctuate, oil prices have reached historic highs, and gasoline prices likely will follow. There are many proven ways to control fuel expense, but some that are circulated may be urban myths.

September 1, 2007

Using Telematics to Manage Truck Fleets

Fleet managers describe how the ability to track vehicle location, gas consumption, and preventive maintenance has benefited their fleets.


Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.


Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

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