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Keep Your Best Drivers With Telematics

December 4, 2018

Telematics is not just an added benefit. Telematics is like turning a light on in a dark room. Data brings things into focus. And it’s only getting better. When you simply analyze the most basic data, you can expect to find immediate improvements in logistics, safety, and cost. As more data is collected ...

Get More Gas Out of Your Fleet With a Managed Fuel Program

November 28, 2018

There comes a time in every fleet manager’s life when they simply run out of gas. Managing a fleet can be like herding cats as it is, and dealing with fuel management issues can be like having that one stray that just will not stay put. Halting your well-oiled machine to wrangle in missing expense ...

YOU HOLD THE KEY TO FEWER ACCIDENTS & SAFER DRIVERS: Tips to prevent accidents and improve driver safety.

July 23, 2018

Do you have processes in place to prevent accidents and improve driver safety? How much are your fleet-related accidents costing your company? Repairs, vehicle downtime, lost business and diminished productivity all add up even with each fender bender. But, it is possible to prevent many fleet related ...

EXPERT TIPS: How to build a best-in-class HVAC service van

May 29, 2018

Best-in-class HVAC service vans improve driver safety, increase productivity and protect inventory. Any technician will testify that a well-used service van is going to get messy. While that is inevitable, everything still has a place. Or it should. Especially when you know how much cost is sunk into ...

Tips To Improve Your Fuel Economy In 2018

January 8, 2018

Whether you like it or not gas is going to be a hefty and often annoying part of your business. Increasing your fuel economy is a great way to protect your pockets as gas prices climb. Here are some of the easiest ways for you to increase your fuel economy and save money in 2018. 1. Check your tire pressure ...

Are your drivers ready for winter?

November 28, 2017

The holidays are busy and full of travel. As your driver’s head out in colder weather, it’s important to make sure you have the tools and resources to help keep them safe all season long! Use the following list to make sure your vehicles are stocked to support a stranded driver. Having tools ...

A Big Solution for a Small Business

November 6, 2017

Camden Eddington employs 16 people for his full-service landscaping and grounds management company. The proud owner of Eddington Landscaping in Cincinnati, OH, Eddington started his small business nearly 7 years ago and grew from one truck and mower to 11 vehicles, 5 trailers, and countless pieces of ...

3 Temperatures, 1 Refrigerated Truck

October 19, 2017

Topicz, a supplier to small grocers and convenience stores, uses refrigerated trucks to deliver frozen goods, fresh produce, and dry items to their customers. In order to avoid three separate vehicles and deliveries, the truck engineers at Mike Albert Fleet Solutions brought to life a specialty delivery ...

6 Costly fleet management mistakes solved by right-sizing

September 25, 2017

Inventory management, fuel efficiency, maintenance costs, retaining talent, vehicle acquisition, vehicle life-cycle strategy… No matter the size of the fleet, the challenges of fleet management are the same. The good news is that there’s a solution to these challenges that can be found by right-sizing ...

Capital Strategy part 2: New lease accounting rules are coming – are you ready?

June 26, 2017

Did you know that new lease accounting standards call for businesses to have new accounting processes in place by 2019 for public companies and 2020 for all other companies?  The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has introduced some changes that will likely impact you. While 2019 may seem ...

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