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The Fuel Management channel offers news, articles, tools and company profiles on one of the most important issues facing fleet managers. Examine the latest on managing fuel costs, trends and forecasts and learn best practices from experts in the fleet industry.
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Increase Fuel Capacity with Spare Tire Fuel System
Titan Fuel Tanks' Spare Tire Auxiliary Fuel System features a 30-gallon polyethylene tank that fits into the existing spare tire cavity of most American-made pickups.
Cabovers Gain Popularity in Medium-Duty Trucks
When deciding between a cabover engine truck or a conventional truck, fleets are seeing some advantage to the cabover, but still lean toward the conventional truck.
10 Ways to Maximize Fuel Efficiency in Older Trucks
An aftermarket upgrade expert recommends modifications that make your trucks more fuel-efficient to keep them on the road longer.
The Power of Data: Changing Driver Behaviors
Technology can help monitor your drivers’ behaviors, but this small fleet puts the data into the drivers’ hands with a friendly peer competition.
Toolbox - Wright Express Offers Streamlined Electronic PayCard Program
Fleets can pay employees and reimburse their expenses electronically through one system and on one paycard.
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Going Green, Saving Green: A Fleet Manager's Guide to Alternative Fuels Best Practices

While the case for alternative fuels is compelling, knowing how to implement them in your fleet isn’t always obvious. How do you roll out green initiatives without raising operating costs and exposing your fleet to market fads?

 

Level III Data: A Fleet Manager's Fundamental Tool

Data is the most important tool in a fleet manager’s toolbox. Knowing what’s being spent, and how, empowers managers to make the right purchasing decisions for their fleets without leaving it up to individual drivers. The more specific your data, the better informed your decisions will be. That’s where Level III data capture can help.

 

Case Study: At Merck, Fleet Card Program Helps Boost Efficiency, Save Over 10% On Management Costs

To cut fuel costs and maximize fleet efficiency, Merck needed more precise transaction data and controls than any credit card could offer.

 

Skip the Credit Card -- Fleet Cards Make More Dollars and Sense

With gas prices back on the rise, now more than ever fleet managers must tightly monitor and contain their fleet's fuel costs. For large and small fleets alike, doing so requires the right information presented in the right way.

 

Cost Plus vs. Retail Minus: Separating Fact from Fiction

For many fleet managers, attempting to curtail fuel costs feels like bailing out the Titanic. Retail gasoline prices have been on an upward trajectory in recent years, and higher prices seem to be here to stay. Given this environment, it’s no wonder that discount-oriented pricing plans, such as cost plus, have thrived; in tough times, everyone chases a bargain. Learn how to select the best plan for your fleet.

 

 

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