Blog

> Blog >
14 02, 2019

What’s So Special About F250 Rental Trucks?

By | February 14th, 2019|Fleet Vehicle Types|Comments Off on What’s So Special About F250 Rental Trucks?

Ford’s F-Series Super Duty trucks are renowned for their toughness, ruggedness and capabilities that they bring to the table. Ford has outdone its previous F250 models and it has quickly become popular among customers. Needless to say, we love the updated 2019 F250 and have added it to our fleet at Flex Fleet Rental. Some [...]

7 02, 2019

Benefits of Renting a Flatbed Truck

By | February 7th, 2019|Fleet Vehicle Types|Comments Off on Benefits of Renting a Flatbed Truck

Why would you consider buying a flatbed truck when you can get so many benefits from renting one? The goal of any business is to maximize the profits they are making as an organization. Now as part of the business operations, companies require certain tools in order to fulfill the needs for a certain task. [...]

30 01, 2019

Solve Vehicle Abuse and Stop Fleet Damage

By | January 30th, 2019|Fleet Management|Comments Off on Solve Vehicle Abuse and Stop Fleet Damage

One of the biggest problems in the fleet industry is that many drivers look at their company vehicles as something they are entitled to use. Relatively few drivers treat their vehicles as a tool that helps them perform the job that they are hired for. This sense of entitlement has caused fleet drivers to become [...]

24 01, 2019

$1.5 Billion in Federal Grants for Road Construction Projects

By | January 24th, 2019|Industries|Comments Off on $1.5 Billion in Federal Grants for Road Construction Projects

The United States Department of Transportation has ramped up its efforts for the revitalization of the road infrastructure throughout the country. Due to a large increase of appropriations in 2018, it has decided to award a total of $1.5 billion in grants in order to fund various projects in every state. This includes road construction [...]

17 01, 2019

The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Earns Top Fleet Truck Award Yet Again

By | January 17th, 2019|Fleet Industry News, Fleet Vehicle Types|Comments Off on The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Earns Top Fleet Truck Award Yet Again

Automotive Fleet’s Fleet Truck of the Year award went yet again to the Chevrolet Silverado 1500. This effectively means that the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has won the light duty pickup truck award for a total of three times so far. The director of commercial products at GM Fleet said winning this award for a [...]

9 01, 2019

The Road to Compliance Using ELDs

By | January 9th, 2019|Fleet Industry News|Comments Off on The Road to Compliance Using ELDs

The rules and regulations regarding electronic logging devices (ELDs) have been years in the making. The impact of ELDs on compliance has been instantaneous. It is basically an electronic method of data collection that provides checks and balances in the fleet industry. Previously, the duty status and hours of service records were logged through paperwork. [...]

3 01, 2019

Selecting the Perfect Retread Truck Tires

By | January 3rd, 2019|Fleet Management|Comments Off on Selecting the Perfect Retread Truck Tires

When refurbished tire bodies are bonded with new tread rubber, the process is called retreading. A process invented back in the 1900s, this is one of the most effective ways to make and sell high quality tires at a lower price point. The process has improved significantly over the past few years and retread tires [...]

26 12, 2018

4 Things You Need to Know About the CSA Program

By | December 26th, 2018|Fleet Industry News|Comments Off on 4 Things You Need to Know About the CSA Program

The CSA or Compliance, Safety, Accountability program was introduced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in 2010. While theoretically, the idea was good, it has been coming under a lot of fire since it was officially rolled out. The backlash against the CSA program has been taken note of and it is in the [...]

12 12, 2018

What’s Better in the Snow: 4×4 Truck or All-Wheel Drive?

By | December 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What’s Better in the Snow: 4×4 Truck or All-Wheel Drive?

With the current economic situation faring better for our country, the number of new car sales has never seen itself rise as fast as it is now since the onset of the Great Recession. With the year coming to an end, most of the country is seeing the brunt of the cold winter months. Many [...]

6 12, 2018

Must Know Hazmat Regulations for Fleets

By | December 6th, 2018|Fleet Management|Comments Off on Must Know Hazmat Regulations for Fleets

There are many considerations truck fleets need to make when managing operational aspects of the company. One of the most important things that they need to focus on is compliance and safety while operating the fleet. While the Electronic Logging Devices may be one of the most dominant concerns regarding safety and compliance, there are [...]