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19 09, 2018

Steps to Follow After a Fleet Collision

By | September 19th, 2018|Driving Tips, Fleet Management|Comments Off on Steps to Follow After a Fleet Collision

In spite of efforts to be safe, accidents still happen on the road. Many accidents involve fleet vehicles.  After a fleet collision, some commercial drivers are not sure what steps to take. The number of commercial fleet accidents has increased by 20 percent since last year.  In fact, the numbers are even higher for commercial [...]

12 09, 2018

Rent, Lease, or Buy – That is the Question for Fleet Managers

By | September 12th, 2018|Fleet Finance, Fleet Management|Comments Off on Rent, Lease, or Buy – That is the Question for Fleet Managers

As a fleet manager, you’ve likely wrestled with the decision to lease or buy your fleet. There are definitely pros and cons to each. But, what about renting? Have you ever considered renting some or all of your fleet? It’s a viable option to add to the mix. Some organizations swear by purchasing their fleet, [...]

7 09, 2018

Commercial Fleet Accidents on the Rise

By | September 7th, 2018|Driving Tips, Fleet Management|Comments Off on Commercial Fleet Accidents on the Rise

When it comes to the job of fleet managers, one of the most challenging aspects of the work they do is the matter of safety. The safety of the company drivers and that of the company vehicles is a constant source of concern for fleet managers mainly because of a lack of compliance to safety [...]

29 08, 2018

What Constitutes Normal Fleet Wear and Tear?

By | August 29th, 2018|Fleet Industry News, Fleet Management|Comments Off on What Constitutes Normal Fleet Wear and Tear?

At Flex Fleet Rental, our fleet vehicles are made for tough work. This means there will generally be some damage to the fleet vehicles over time. Fleet wear and tear is something we definitely take into account. We never charge our clients for using them in the way they were intended. That being said, if [...]

21 08, 2018

Overcoming Construction Fleet Challenges

By | August 21st, 2018|Fleet Management, Industries|Comments Off on Overcoming Construction Fleet Challenges

A fleet manager will face many challenges due to various fleet operations. There are several kinds of vocational fleets operating in different industries. Each of them presents the fleet manager with their own set of trials and tribulations. This is especially true for fleet managers overseeing the operations of a construction fleet. You see, the [...]

13 08, 2018

Building Your Commercial Fleet: Benefits of Renting Vs. Buying

By | August 13th, 2018|Fleet Finance, Fleet Management|Comments Off on Building Your Commercial Fleet: Benefits of Renting Vs. Buying

Whatever your business, building a fleet of vehicles can be costly and take a lot of time. There are essentially three ways to go about building a fleet of vehicles. You can buy, lease, or rent them. Of course, there are pros and cons of each, and some real benefits for one over the other. [...]

8 08, 2018

Top Myths About Diesel Engines

By | August 8th, 2018|Fleet Technology|Comments Off on Top Myths About Diesel Engines

When it comes to diesel engines, there is more to it than meets the eye. Many people, including fleet owners themselves, make-up things about diesel which are nothing more than myths. From the upgrading of tech to the impact on the exhaust of your vehicles after treatment, here are the top three myths out there [...]

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 [...]