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March 16, 2018

Upward Pressure on Fleet Costs Threatens to Increase TCO

Recently, I conducted a survey of several hundred fleet managers to identify emerging industry trends. One recurrent theme expressed by fleet managers was the concern that fleet costs are starting to experience upward pricing pressures. Here's what they told me.

March 12, 2018

Eliminating Hidden and Soft Fleet Costs

It never ends; management wants cost reduction, and fleet managers must come through, year after year. Beyond those ‘hard’ costs that are easily measured are soft and hidden costs that are equally important. Here are some tips on finding, and eliminating such costs in your fleet.

January 16, 2018

Q. What is a fuel card? How does it work?

A. Fuel cards were designed to make it easier for businesses to pay when they fuel their vehicles. As fuel cards became more sophisticated, they also began offering businesses discounts and rebates plus the ability to track and analyze fuel purchases, creating the ability to control costs, making it easier to track expenses and enhance the bottom line without carrying cash or relying on inaccurate manual data entry.

January 16, 2018

Q. What are the newest data analytics tools in fuel management?

A. Data visualization is probably the hottest trend in fuel management right now...

January 16, 2018

Q. Are fleets moving toward collecting data on connected vehicles?

A. I think we always want to collect more data. Our partners and customers expect that from us...

January 16, 2018

Q. Is there a big appetite for the combination of fuel and telematics data today?

A. Absolutely. That’s becoming a huge need in the marketplace...

January 16, 2018

Q. One of the challenges I have is fraud. How can a fuel card help me stop it?

A. Fraud is definitely a big issue for companies managing their fuel costs. One of the biggest issues is...

January 16, 2018

Q. Is electricity the future fleet fuel of choice?

A. We are in the electric space today. We’ve got acceptance at a number of charging stations, including ChargePoint...

January 16, 2018

Q. What’s the future of fuel cards with the rise of alternative fuels?

A. Today’s fleets are considering all types of fuels — and robust reporting on these transactions is a must...

January 16, 2018

Q. Is security a big issue in the fuel business?

A. Absolutely, and fuel cards are a key control...

January 16, 2018

Q. How can fuel cards help fleets regulate costs?

A. Fuel cards help businesses fuel their vehicles, document and analyze those fuel purchases, and limit exposure to unauthorized purchases...

January 16, 2018

Q. What to look for in a fuel card?

A. Not all fuel cards are the same. Here are some popular criteria that fleet managers use when selecting a card program...

December 5, 2017

Gasoline Drops to $2.48 Per Gallon

The national average price of a gallon of regular unleaded fell again by three cents to $2.48 to start the month of December, continuing a two week slide in prices, according to AAA.

December 5, 2017

WEX, Verizon Establish Fleet Card Contract

WEX will provide more than 25,000 fleet cards to the communications company as well as offer additional insight into its fleet operations via WEX’s ClearView analytics platform.

November 20, 2017

Gasoline Prices Falls Ahead of Thanksgiving Holiday

The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded fell 2 cents to $2.54 per gallon to start the Thanksgiving holiday week that's expected to see the most travel in 12 years, according to AAA.

October 16, 2017

Q. What should fleet managers do if there is a fuel shortage during a natural disaster?

A. Fleets using fuel cards should have a “storm profile” in place that anticipates the impact of fuel scarcity. Prices may be rising and stations may ration fill-ups in emergency situations...

September 29, 2017

Webinar Explores Ways to Keep Fuel Costs Under Control

Explore the many ways fuel costs can get out of control and how you can stop it.

August 14, 2017

Gasoline Remains Flat at $2.35 Per Gallon

The nation's average price of regular unleaded stayed at $2.35 per gallon for the week ending Aug. 14 as a result of strong demand, high imports, and increasing production, according to AAA.

August 7, 2017

Fuel Prices Continue Upward Climb

The national average price of a gallon of regular unleaded increased 3 cents to $2.35 for the week ending Aug. 7 due to summer demand "running full speed ahead," according to AAA.

July 18, 2017

California's Climate Change Deal May Increase Fuel Prices

California's Legislature has voted to extend the state's cap-and-trade program through 2030, which could result in an increase to the gasoline tax and would codify the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) into law.

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