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Welcome to the Fleet Studies Lab, the place to elevate your knowledge of fleet operations, from EVs to telematics, from sustainability to financial matters, and everything in between. Whether you’re at the “graduate” or the “freshman” level when it comes to your fleet skill set, you’ll find plenty of helpful guidance and insights here.

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Fleet Fundamentals

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What Are the Best Cargo Vans for Your Fleet?

If your business involves tasks such as last-mile deliveries or the transport of tools and technicians, adding high roof vans and/or other cargo vans to your fleet is a no-brainer. But which models fit your company's needs the best? Read on to find out.

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Fleet Fundamentals

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Fleet Driver Safety: Everything You Need to Know

Creating and implementing a comprehensive fleet safety certification program is an absolute must for today’s fleet managers—but where should you begin? Get the answers you need with our latest guide to fleet driver safety.

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Data, Telematics, & Logistics

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A Guide to Fleet Vehicle Tracking Systems

There are several types and levels of technologies involved in various fleet tracking systems. They all empower you to better monitor and manage your vehicles, but which system is the best for your fleet? This guide will help you make an informed choice.

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Fleet Fundamentals

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The Hidden Costs of Mileage Reimbursement & Car Allowance Programs

Due to the auto industry supply shortage, inflated vehicle prices, and a looming recession, it may seem tempting to shift from a company fleet to programs that compensate employees for using their own vehicles on the job. But is it worth the hidden costs?

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Electric, Hybrid & Alt. Fuel

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How To Prepare Electric Vehicles for Winter Months

Do your drivers know what to expect when charging and driving your fleet EVs in the winter? Cold temperatures and snow have effects on EVs that should be planned for. Here are some key guidelines from our director of fleet electrification, Chris Knosp.

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Fleet Fundamentals

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Debunking Five Common Fleet Myths

There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about fleet management. We’re setting the record straight in our latest Fleet Studies Lab lesson, “Debunking Five Common Fleet Myths.”

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Vehicle Maintenance & Services

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The Ins and Outs of In-Cabin Driver Cameras

It’s 2022, and cameras are everywhere—including our dashboards and windshields. If you're considering the addition of in-cabin driver cameras to your fleet, how do you reap the benefits of collecting driving data without jeopardizing driver satisfaction?

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Electric, Hybrid & Alt. Fuel

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EV Mileage Reimbursement for Fleet Drivers: What to Consider

As fleet managers add EVs to their fleets, they’re also grappling with how to manage reimbursement rates. Here’s what you need to know if you’re planning to revisit mileage reimbursement for electric cars in your fleet.

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Data, Telematics, & Logistics

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Commercial Vehicle Total Cost of Ownership: Three Key Considerations

There's more to commercial vehicle total cost of ownership (TCO) than meets the eye. Here's a nuanced look at TCO and what it means for fleet managers.

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Data, Telematics, & Logistics

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The Power of Predictive Analytics for Fleet Operations: A Q&A with Fleet Science Expert Joe Voors

Predictive analytics is a powerful tool for optimizing your fleet operations if you know how to utilize them properly. Read this article to see what predictive analytics can do and how to use them to their fullest extent.

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Electric, Hybrid & Alt. Fuel

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EVs 101: Energy Planning & Ops

Before adding EVs to your company's fleet, first consider the infrastructure and operational requirements necessary to keep EVs charged and on the road. For guidance on the fundamentals of EV energy planning and ops, check out this video and article.