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17 05, 2019

Is a DOT Number Necessary?

By | May 17th, 2019|Fleet Management|Comments Off on Is a DOT Number Necessary?

One of the questions business owners with trucks ask is if they need a United States Department of Transportation (DOT) number. Whether you have a large business with a fleet of trucks operating across different states to haul cargo from one place to another or you have a single truck for hauling supplies, the answer [...]

10 05, 2019

Rent Trucks with Apportioned Plates

By | May 10th, 2019|Fleet Management|Comments Off on Rent Trucks with Apportioned Plates

Are you running a company that uses rental trucks as a part of its operations? If you do, have you developed a proper strategy to make sure your company only uses trucks with apportioned plates? If the plates indeed are apportioned, you can rest assured that the truck rental company you are working with actually [...]

3 05, 2019

This Public Fleet Improved Key Metrics in Just 2 Years

By | May 3rd, 2019|Fleet Industry News, Fleet Management|Comments Off on This Public Fleet Improved Key Metrics in Just 2 Years

The CEM, CPFP and public fleet manager at Sarasota County in Florida, Ron Kennedy had been struggling with getting an adequate level of paper customer service surveys. After all, it does take a bit of effort and not all customers are inclined to respond. He wanted to change that and a very simple method was [...]

17 04, 2019

A Giant Among Truck Rental Companies

By | April 17th, 2019|Fleet Management|Comments Off on A Giant Among Truck Rental Companies

A company that prides itself on providing service, selection and value with ease, Flex Fleet Rental offers an array of 4x4 light-duty and medium-duty rental trucks to commercial operations throughout the United States. A dedicated team of truck rental professionals that considers customer service and satisfaction a top priority, we are considered a giant among [...]

10 04, 2019

Gas or Diesel Pickup Truck Rental?

By | April 10th, 2019|Fleet Vehicle Types|Comments Off on Gas or Diesel Pickup Truck Rental?

What’s better - gas or diesel? This has always been a quintessential debate for the commercial fleet industry. The two primary sources of fuel used for pickup trucks in the fleet rental industry, gas and diesel, each have their own qualities. We are going to try to settle the matter of which will serve the [...]

4 04, 2019

Why Choose a 1 Ton Truck Rental?

By | April 4th, 2019|Fleet Vehicle Types|Comments Off on Why Choose a 1 Ton Truck Rental?

Every once in a while, there will come a project for your company that requires a little bit of heavy lifting. Having a vehicle capable of transporting that heavy equipment makes life a lot easier, doesn’t it? What if your company does not have a truck that can fulfill the duties you need it to [...]

27 03, 2019

Fleet Trends Affecting Total Cost of Ownership

By | March 27th, 2019|Fleet Finance|Comments Off on Fleet Trends Affecting Total Cost of Ownership

2019 has seen the rise of both operational and fixed costs for fleet trucks. There are several reasons for this trend of rising costs in fleet ownership. The initial acquisition cost has become higher due to prices set by manufacturers, while the fuel costs are going up on account of the rise in the commodities’ [...]

20 03, 2019

Looking for a 4×4 Rental?

By | March 20th, 2019|Fleet Vehicle Types|Comments Off on Looking for a 4×4 Rental?

With business booming and things looking up, many construction companies are getting more projects than they used to. The economy is going strong and you might need a little extra horsepower for an upcoming project that your company is taking on. The question is, will you actually go ahead and buy a new truck to [...]

6 03, 2019

Fleet Trucks: Find the Perfect Combination of Engine and Transmission

By | March 6th, 2019|Fleet Management|Comments Off on Fleet Trucks: Find the Perfect Combination of Engine and Transmission

A fleet truck can easily become overworked if it does not have the right engine and transmission combo, which can lead to high maintenance costs. It is also very easy to under work a truck because of a bad combination between the two, which means that more money than needed has been spent on the [...]

21 02, 2019

Pickup Truck Rental Towing Considerations

By | February 21st, 2019|Driving Tips|Comments Off on Pickup Truck Rental Towing Considerations

Construction jobs require you to carry important equipment and material. Sometimes, the material exceeds the capacity of the truck itself. You have to tow more equipment and acquiring another pickup truck to share the load can add too much to your company’s expenses. Flex Fleet understands the predicament faced by construction companies and that is [...]