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17 05, 2019

Is a DOT Number Necessary?

By | May 17th, 2019|Fleet Management|Comments Off on Is a DOT Number Necessary?

One of the questions business owners with trucks ask is if they need a United States Department of Transportation (DOT) number. Whether you have a large business with a fleet of trucks operating across different states to haul cargo from one place to another or you have a single truck for hauling supplies, the answer [...]

10 05, 2019

Rent Trucks with Apportioned Plates

By | May 10th, 2019|Fleet Management|Comments Off on Rent Trucks with Apportioned Plates

Are you running a company that uses rental trucks as a part of its operations? If you do, have you developed a proper strategy to make sure your company only uses trucks with apportioned plates? If the plates indeed are apportioned, you can rest assured that the truck rental company you are working with actually [...]

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 04, 2019

A Giant Among Truck Rental Companies

By | April 17th, 2019|Fleet Management|Comments Off on A Giant Among Truck Rental Companies

A company that prides itself on providing service, selection and value with ease, Flex Fleet Rental offers an array of 4x4 light-duty and medium-duty rental trucks to commercial operations throughout the United States. A dedicated team of truck rental professionals that considers customer service and satisfaction a top priority, we are considered a giant among [...]

6 03, 2019

Fleet Trucks: Find the Perfect Combination of Engine and Transmission

By | March 6th, 2019|Fleet Management|Comments Off on Fleet Trucks: Find the Perfect Combination of Engine and Transmission

A fleet truck can easily become overworked if it does not have the right engine and transmission combo, which can lead to high maintenance costs. It is also very easy to under work a truck because of a bad combination between the two, which means that more money than needed has been spent on the [...]

30 01, 2019

Solve Vehicle Abuse and Stop Fleet Damage

By | January 30th, 2019|Fleet Management|Comments Off on Solve Vehicle Abuse and Stop Fleet Damage

One of the biggest problems in the fleet industry is that many drivers look at their company vehicles as something they are entitled to use. Relatively few drivers treat their vehicles as a tool that helps them perform the job that they are hired for. This sense of entitlement has caused fleet drivers to become [...]

3 01, 2019

Selecting the Perfect Retread Truck Tires

By | January 3rd, 2019|Fleet Management|Comments Off on Selecting the Perfect Retread Truck Tires

When refurbished tire bodies are bonded with new tread rubber, the process is called retreading. A process invented back in the 1900s, this is one of the most effective ways to make and sell high quality tires at a lower price point. The process has improved significantly over the past few years and retread tires [...]

6 12, 2018

Must Know Hazmat Regulations for Fleets

By | December 6th, 2018|Fleet Management|Comments Off on Must Know Hazmat Regulations for Fleets

There are many considerations truck fleets need to make when managing operational aspects of the company. One of the most important things that they need to focus on is compliance and safety while operating the fleet. While the Electronic Logging Devices may be one of the most dominant concerns regarding safety and compliance, there are [...]

26 11, 2018

Industries That Should Rent Trucks

By | November 26th, 2018|Fleet Finance, Fleet Management|Comments Off on Industries That Should Rent Trucks

Amid the myriad industries that rent light duty trucks, many are the perfect fit. Each industry, where it makes the most sense to rent trucks, are in construction of some type where business is done on a project basis. This is the key: project-based work. Cyclical Work Organizations that rely on project-based work understand their [...]

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 [...]