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How to Find the Best Fleet Fuel Card

How to Find the Best Fleet Fuel Card

Fleet fuel cards reduce costs by alerting when drivers pump expensive fuel grades to displaying gallons pumped vs. tank capacity. Read to find out how to find the best provider.

August 30, 2019

How to Avoid Over- and Under-Spec'ing Pitfalls

How to Avoid Over- and Under-Spec'ing Pitfalls

Spec’ing a medium-duty truck is a complicated process that requires hundreds of decisions and choices, with each potentially impacting another. It is a science to achieve the balance between over-spec’ing and under-spec’ing a truck.

February 5, 2018

Preparing Fleets for Upcoming Disruptive Changes

Preparing Fleets for Upcoming Disruptive Changes

Observing technological impacts of other industries may provide insights into how looming changes could redefine fleets. The magnitude of the disruption will be greater than what fleets have faced before.

January 8, 2018

10 Disadvantages to Using an Upfitter Service Level Agreement

10 Disadvantages to Using an Upfitter Service Level Agreement

Standardized delivery timelines stipulated in an SLA can create unrealistic expectations. Also, the relationship can become transactional in nature, with a risk of damaging the relationship if there are penalties for missed metrics.

January 20, 2017

Generational Shift Increases Digital Communication in Fleets
Ford and HP Experiment with Big Data

Ford and HP Experiment with Big Data

In late 2014, Ford Motor Company and Hewlett Packard (HP) embarked on an experiment to analyze how HP employees were using their company vehicles.

November 6, 2015

Telematics to the Rescue

Telematics to the Rescue

There are times and situations when an ordinary day may turn into an extraordinary one, and having a telematics system can be the difference.

August 10, 2015

How to Leverage Constantly Evolving Fleet Analytics

How to Leverage Constantly Evolving Fleet Analytics

With the sheer volume of data available to fleet managers today, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. But, don’t take shortcuts and simply ignore the data being generated by your fleet operation.

July 17, 2015

Considerations When Adding NGVs to Your Fleet

Considerations When Adding NGVs to Your Fleet

Understanding the differences in tank configuration and payload capacity as well as fuel capacity, and how that compares to a fleet's specific needs, is crucial in making the best possible decision.

December 8, 2014

New Fleet Procurement Practices Nets McKesson $1.3 million in savings
Fleet ‘Truisms’ — That Just Aren’t True!

Fleet ‘Truisms’ — That Just Aren’t True!

Fleet management is rife with “truisms,” so-called conventional pieces of wisdom, that, although well intentioned, aren’t always true. Here are some examples of such truisms about which fleet managers can, and should, be skeptical.

January 21, 2014

How to Develop a Fleet Manager Job Description

How to Develop a Fleet Manager Job Description

When formalizing the fleet manager position, there are skills and experience that are critical to the job. What they are will depend on where the position will fit in the in the company’s leadership hierarchy, what kind of fleet it is, and to whom it reports.

January 21, 2014

AT&T’s Webber Named 2013 Fleet Executive of the Year
What is More Important: Increasing Productivity or Saving Money?

What Does a Fleet Manager Bring to the Table?

How can a fleet manager prove his or her worth to the company? Some fleet managers toil in obscurity, others are in the spotlight. Either way, fleet managers must often justify their existence.

December 21, 2012

Fleet Incentives

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