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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 [...]

9 05, 2018

Who Was Awarded Government Fleet of the Year?

By | May 9th, 2018|Fleet Industry News, Fleet Management|Comments Off on Who Was Awarded Government Fleet of the Year?

Congratulations to the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA) for their resourcefulness in running a top notch fleet! They were recently awarded the Government Fleet of the Year by FleetOwner.com. Limited Funding for Most Government Fleets If there is one problem which government fleets have constantly had to face, it is the problem of severely [...]

25 04, 2018

ELD Mandate at Full Enforcement

By | April 25th, 2018|Fleet Industry News, Fleet Technology, Uncategorized|Comments Off on ELD Mandate at Full Enforcement

The 1st of April saw the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s electronic logging device (ELD) mandate come into complete effect. With the arrival of the  ELD mandate, many commercial vehicles are obligated to have an electronic logging device installed for the purpose of tracking the number of hours that a driver spends in service. There [...]

3 01, 2018

Fleet Truck of the Year Awarded To…

By | January 3rd, 2018|Fleet Industry News, Fleet Vehicle Types|Comments Off on Fleet Truck of the Year Awarded To…

We are proud to announce that the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has been named as 2017’s Fleet Truck of the Year! There were thirty-nine possible vehicles for the prize and Chevrolet took home the gold once again.  This is the second time this truck has been given the prestigious title – the last time was back [...]