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26 06, 2019

ELD Tips for Final Phase of Mandate

By | June 26th, 2019|Fleet Industry News|Comments Off on ELD Tips for Final Phase of Mandate

The federal government is going to finalize the ELD mandate on December 16, 2019. Being halfway into the year, the electronic logging device mandate by the federal government is taking its final shapes and all the decisions regarding ELD compliance are worth taking a look at. Roadside officials responsible for enforcing ELD compliance will be [...]

7 06, 2019

Which States Have the Highest Gas Tax?

By | June 7th, 2019|Fleet Industry News|Comments Off on Which States Have the Highest Gas Tax?

In a not-so-surprising turn of events, gas prices seem to be increasing across the country. Increased gas prices have placed more pressure on families, who are already struggling to make ends meet. Furthermore, the current situation also highlights the important matter of high taxes on fuel in many states across the country. Some states have [...]

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 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. [...]

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 [...]

14 11, 2018

Easy Towing With Chevy Silverado Rentals

By | November 14th, 2018|Fleet Industry News, Fleet Vehicle Types|Comments Off on Easy Towing With Chevy Silverado Rentals

Chevrolet has been one of the premier car and truck manufacturers in the world, catering to the needs of every industry. Among their lineup of vehicles is the Chevy Silverado. This vehicle has been at the forefront of providing convenience in towing for fleets across several industries in the country. While developing the all-new 2019 [...]

1 11, 2018

What’s New in Fleet Remarketing?

By | November 1st, 2018|Fleet Industry News, Fleet Management, Uncategorized|Comments Off on What’s New in Fleet Remarketing?

New trends in fleet remarketing? You bet. The wholesale remarketing trends for SUVs and CUVs  have been strong, specifically with the number of auctions for them increasing. These new trends are making quite the difference for those making decisions in building fleets for their organizations. Let’s look at some of the most significant trends in [...]

26 09, 2018

Construction Jobs at 10-Year High

By | September 26th, 2018|Fleet Industry News|Comments Off on Construction Jobs at 10-Year High

We are slowly recovering from the effects of the economic crisis. The economy of the country is now at a much better place than it had been for the past few years. This has had an effect on all the major industries, including the construction industry. This industry is seeing record employment rates, with unemployment [...]

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 [...]