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12 03, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Mobile Fleet Services

By | March 12th, 2020|Fleet Industry News|Comments Off on Everything You Need to Know About Mobile Fleet Services

Mobile fleet services aren’t new, however, they are growing in popularity as companies aim to cut back on driver downtime. The “repair shops on wheels” also have the potential to lower the total cost of ownership (TCO) and increase the customer service response time. On-demand vehicle repair and maintenance start-ups continue to crop up in [...]

19 12, 2019

Fleet Truck of the Year: Ford F150

By | December 19th, 2019|Fleet Industry News, Fleet Vehicle Types|Comments Off on Fleet Truck of the Year: Ford F150

The Ford F150 has been declared as the 2019 Fleet Truck of the Year for the fourth time in the past 10 years. What makes the award worthwhile is that it’s based on customer votes. For Team Ford, it is highly satisfying to know that the vehicle continues to hit the customer’s sweet spot, an [...]

13 12, 2019

Best Truck Rental Agency

By | December 13th, 2019|Fleet Industry News|Comments Off on Best Truck Rental Agency

When it comes to truck rentals, one of the most reputable players in the industry is Flex Fleet Rental.  With a team of decades of experience in the truck rental industry, it has been able to uncover the secrets of effective fleet management and finance, and leads the industry with unmatched flexibility. It offers a [...]

11 09, 2019

4 Simple Strategies to Prevent Fleet Accidents

By | September 11th, 2019|Fleet Industry News|Comments Off on 4 Simple Strategies to Prevent Fleet Accidents

One of the top challenges that fleet managers face is safety for both drivers and the vehicles. Commercial fleets account for an annual accident rate of 20%. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 40% of all motor vehicle accidents are work-related. Plus, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) states that more than [...]

8 08, 2019

States with the Worst Commercial Drivers

By | August 8th, 2019|Driving Tips, Fleet Industry News|Comments Off on States with the Worst Commercial Drivers

Which state has the worst commercial drivers? I bet you guessed the state in which you reside, right? Well, you may be surprised. Scroll to the bottom of this post to view which state topped that list, as well as list of States with the Most Dangerous Roads. Motorists who have not ventured to other [...]

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. [...]