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30 07, 2018

Fleet Maintenance and Insurance: Is it more cost effective to Own or Rent Your Fleet?

By | July 30th, 2018|Fleet Finance, Fleet Management|Comments Off on Fleet Maintenance and Insurance: Is it more cost effective to Own or Rent Your Fleet?

One thing fleet managers are always trying to do is to reduce fleet costs. The reason is simple: sometimes the cost of a vehicle fleet is one of the biggest expenses any company encounters. Fleet management is a delicate balance, and there are several ways to control this expense. The question becomes is it more [...]

25 07, 2018

Smart Fleet Oil Maintenance Begins With a Plan

By | July 25th, 2018|Fleet Management|Comments Off on Smart Fleet Oil Maintenance Begins With a Plan

As innovations have led to more advanced engines, further advances are being made in terms of the oil, filters, and additives that go along with them. The potential cost-cutting that can be achieved by reducing the down time of vehicles. That's where smart fleet oil maintenance comes into play. Reducing the cost of maintenance after [...]

16 07, 2018

Diesel Vs Gas: Which is Most Popular Among Commercial Fleets?

By | July 16th, 2018|Fleet Management, Fleet Vehicle Types|Comments Off on Diesel Vs Gas: Which is Most Popular Among Commercial Fleets?

With stricter emissions and EPA requirements that have been implemented over time, the debate of diesel vs. gas powered fleets is heating up among fleet managers. However, just as with many other debates in the commercial truck industry, there is not a single cut and dried answer. There are several reasons for this, and most [...]

6 07, 2018

How Better Fleet Management Can Reduce Fleet Accidents

By | July 6th, 2018|Fleet Management|Comments Off on How Better Fleet Management Can Reduce Fleet Accidents

If there is one thing that companies value the most, it is the safety of the people working for them. This is especially true for companies that own and operate fleets. That being said, we have to consider the fact that the number of worker deaths by crashes is more than the deaths caused by [...]

27 06, 2018

When Is a CDL Required?

By | June 27th, 2018|Driving Tips|Comments Off on When Is a CDL Required?

What Is A CDL? The Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) Safety Act of ’86 was passed so that the problem of inadequately qualified vehicle operators could be dealt with. Unqualified drivers had been found to be the major cause of many fatal accidents on the road because they weren’t fully equipped to drive the vehicles they [...]

20 06, 2018

Federal Fleet vs. State and Local

By | June 20th, 2018|Fleet Management, Industries|Comments Off on Federal Fleet vs. State and Local

With fleet management in the public sector falling under the same umbrella with both federal and state/local governments, there are a few key differences in how the government programs for fleet management work. The United States Government operates the biggest civilian fleet globally with almost 650,000 vehicles as reported in the Federal Fleet Report. And [...]

13 06, 2018

I Own 2 Bikes but I Rented a Bike 10 Times Recently. Here’s Why!

By | June 13th, 2018|Fleet Finance|Comments Off on I Own 2 Bikes but I Rented a Bike 10 Times Recently. Here’s Why!

I'm a salesperson. My company rents pickup trucks and passenger vans. The objection I hear most when I make calls to potential customers is “I own my own trucks. We don't need to rent them!” On a related note, I love to ride bikes. I personally own two. In fact, my family owns eight of [...]

6 06, 2018

Beginner’s Guide: Ford Flatbed Trucks

By | June 6th, 2018|Fleet Vehicle Types|Comments Off on Beginner’s Guide: Ford Flatbed Trucks

If you are looking to understand when and where you could make use of flatbed trucks, this guide will help you understand everything about them. Flex Fleet Rental has two different models of Ford flatbed trucks to choose from. This helpful guide will give you comprehensive information about the two different flatbed models so you [...]

1 06, 2018

Why Flex Fleet Rental?

By | June 1st, 2018|Fleet Management|Comments Off on Why Flex Fleet Rental?

To get one thing out of the way, you should know that when it comes to choosing a fleet rental company, you have no better option to choose from than Flex Fleet Rental. It does not matter the scale of your organization, the number of vehicles you require or the kind of projects your company [...]

23 05, 2018

Must Dos to Avoid Fleet Accidents During the 100 Deadliest Days of Driving

By | May 23rd, 2018|Driving Tips|Comments Off on Must Dos to Avoid Fleet Accidents During the 100 Deadliest Days of Driving

When people talk about the 100 deadliest days of driving, they are referring to the time period between Memorial Day and Labor Day. It is the time of the year which has statistically shown more deaths caused by accidents on the road in comparison to the rest of the calendar year. The number of fatal [...]