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Fleet fuel cards reduce costs by alerting when drivers pump expensive fuel grades to displaying gallons pumped vs. tank capacity. Read to find out how to find the best provider.

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How to Use Facebook to Retain Drivers

Driving a truck can be a lonely, stressful job. But no driver has to be completely isolated in the age of social media. Facebook, in particular, can be a powerful tool in making drivers feel like they’re part of a team and connected to family and friends even on the road.

Using Performance-Based Incentives to Optimize the Cost-Effectiveness of Fleet Operations

A fleet cost reduction program goes straight to the corporate bottom line. If a company operates at a 10% annual net profit margin, reducing annual fleet expenses by $100,000 is the equivalent of generating $1 million in sales. Although fleet managers manage hundreds of thousands to tens of millions of dollars in corporate assets, only half are incentivized to achieve targeted performance goals. I advocate incentivization should be a universal best practice extended to all fleet managers.

How to Avoid Over- and Under-Spec'ing Pitfalls

Spec’ing a medium-duty truck is a complicated process that requires hundreds of decisions and choices, with each potentially impacting another. It is a science to achieve the balance between over-spec’ing and under-spec’ing a truck.

Why are Fleet Metrics Important?

Establishing adequate fleet reports based on your fleet’s metrics could prevent costly circumstances. Reports look at various data points, including downtime, maintenance costs, driver behavior, and fuel consumption.