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12 12, 2017

Reliable Government Fleet – Must Have for Government Projects

By | December 12th, 2017|Fleet Vehicle Types, Industries|Comments Off on Reliable Government Fleet – Must Have for Government Projects

At Flex Fleet Rental we understand that local, county, state and federal governments back more major construction projects that any single entity in the nation. Most of the time, a reliable government fleet is needed. It takes a lot to service a town and the one you live in is no different. The well-being and [...]

5 12, 2017

Fleet Maintenance Mistakes to Avoid

By | December 5th, 2017|Fleet Management|Comments Off on Fleet Maintenance Mistakes to Avoid

Most of us have experienced vehicles breaking down on us. It’s inconvenient, and in most cases, expensive.  It’s very easy to take for granted when our car is running perfectly. However, things don’t always work in our favor. It’s important to know the most common fleet maintenance mistakes to avoid so you can protect your [...]

28 11, 2017

Wind Farm Construction – An Industry Still Growing

By | November 28th, 2017|Fleet Management, Industries|Comments Off on Wind Farm Construction – An Industry Still Growing

Flex Fleet Rental is a proud member of the American Wind Energy Association, which is the national trade association for the United States wind industry. Flex Fleet Rental understands that the wind farm construction industry is growing now and needs reliable transportation to get the work done, whether that’s towing a heavy load to your [...]

21 11, 2017

Why Choose a 1/2 Ton Truck Rental

By | November 21st, 2017|Fleet Vehicle Types, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why Choose a 1/2 Ton Truck Rental

We all have projects that need a little heavy lifting. Just imagine having your own ½ ton truck rental instead and not having to worry about the fuss and do it all yourself? Flex Fleet Rental has the solution for you. Our ½ ton truck rentals are one of the most versatile and economical trucks [...]

16 11, 2017

New ELD Mandate Approaches

By | November 16th, 2017|Fleet Industry News, Fleet Technology|Comments Off on New ELD Mandate Approaches

The new ELD (electronic logging devices) mandate is looming in the near future. Is your fleet ready? What is the New ELD Mandate? The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) created the new ELD mandate which, in a nutshell, requires carriers and drivers who need to fill out records of duty status (RODS) to move [...]

13 11, 2017

Fleet Safety During the Winter

By | November 13th, 2017|Driving Tips, Fleet Management|Comments Off on Fleet Safety During the Winter

Even though this time of the year is considered the “Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” it is not necessarily the case for drivers. Icy roads and snow storms are well along their way this season and most of us need reminders on how to be safe on the road when those conditions occur. Fleet [...]

6 11, 2017

Surprisingly Common Fleet Accidents

By | November 6th, 2017|Driving Tips, Fleet Management|Comments Off on Surprisingly Common Fleet Accidents

Accidents are exactly that - an accident. They come unexpected and are not welcomed when they do happen. The case is no different with your pickup truck rental. Considering that transportation-related accidents were up 41% in work related deaths, it’s understandable why we want your pickup truck rental experience to be beneficial for you as [...]

31 10, 2017

Why Choose a ¾ Ton Truck Rental?

By | October 31st, 2017|Fleet Vehicle Types|Comments Off on Why Choose a ¾ Ton Truck Rental?

Looking to rent a pickup truck but not sure which size you need? Will a ½ ton truck do the job, or should you go with a ¾ ton truck rental? ½ Ton vs. ¾ Ton Truck Rental If a ½ ton pickup truck isn’t enough power for you, the ¾ ton truck is your [...]

25 10, 2017

Apportioned Plates—A Necessity for Commercial Truck Rental

By | October 25th, 2017|Fleet Management|Comments Off on Apportioned Plates—A Necessity for Commercial Truck Rental

Does your organization currently utilize commercial truck rental as part of its fleet management strategy? If yes, do the rental trucks have apportioned license plates? If your trucks have them, you’re most likely in good hands with your truck rental company. If your trucks don’t have them or if you’re not familiar with the terms [...]

16 10, 2017

Top 8 Ways to Reduce Fleet Fuel Spend

By | October 16th, 2017|Driving Tips, Fleet Management|Comments Off on Top 8 Ways to Reduce Fleet Fuel Spend

Although fuel prices are currently dropping, the overall fuel cost for a fleet is often at the forefront of concerns for fleet management. Why? According to Ron Katz of Chevin Fleet Solutions, “[Fuel spend] accounts for around a third of a fleet’s operating costs and… is a major consideration for many operations.” Luckily, there are [...]