Surviving Politics in Public Fleet

How do successful government fleet managers deal with the risks stemming from politics? Photo: Getty Images Surviving Politics in Public Fleet At a glance Politics can affect fleet during: Emergency situations Changes inRead More...

What Elected Officials and City Managers Want Fleets to Know

Fleet managers must answer to elected officials and organization leaders – those who’ve had those seats explain just what fleet employees should know. Photo: Getty Images What Elected Officials and City ManagersRead More...

How to Purchase, Store & Handle Diesel Exhaust Fluid

Diesel engines in trucks and other applications sold in the United States must meet stringent U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) emissions requirements. Photo courtesy of Picasa How to Purchase, Store & HandleRead More...

Providing Technician Tools vs. Offering a Tool Allowance

Cost and inventory are among the factors in deciding whether a fleet should own its tools or provide an allowance for technicians to purchase their own. Photo: Getty Images Providing Technician Tools vs.Read More...

How Do You Become the Fleet Expert?

How Do You Become the Fleet Expert? Many of the fleet managers we talk to are often seen as the fleet experts in their organizations. They have input on large projects andRead More...

The Secrets to Selling Management on GPS Tracking

by Lance Holt, Content Marketing Specialist The Secrets to Selling Management on GPS Tracking GPS fleet tracking software solves many challenges that fleets face from driver accountability to improving efficiencies and safetyRead More...

Nikola Unveils Nikola Two Hydrogen-Electric Hybrid Truck

Nikola unveiled its Nikola Two truck at the Nikola World event in Scottsdale, Arizona. Photos: Jim Park Nikola Unveils Nikola Two Hydrogen-Electric Hybrid Truck At the Nikola World event in Scottsdale, Arizona, NikolaRead More...

What’s Behind the Grille of the New Nikola Hydrogen-Electric Truck

The Nikola Two’s doors are located behind the seat. A set of steps auto-deploys when the driver approaches the truck and retracts once he or she is on board. Photo: Jim ParkRead More...

DTNA CEO Sees the Electric Truck End Game

DTNA President and CEO Roger Nielsen is ready to take the truck maker into the next phase of electrification. Photo: DTNA DTNA CEO Sees the Electric Truck End Game Daimler Trucks NorthRead More...

Nikola Motors CEO Trevor Milton was part of a panel discussion on Alternative Fuels, speaking about the promises and difficulties of bringing clean vehicles like his Nikola Two hydrogen electric truck toRead More...

How to Start a Motor Pool

Fleets with a lot of vehicles but low utilization can set up motor pools reduce costs. Illustration: Getty Images How to Start a Motor Pool A common solution for agencies interested in increasing fleetRead More...

How to Right-Size Your Motor Pool

Too many vehicles mean an underutilized fleet and unnecessary cost. Too few vehicles or the wrong type of vehicle leads to unhappy customers. File photo How to Right-Size Your Motor Pool SeveralRead More...

How to Manage Fleet Costs with a Chargeback System

A well-designed cost chargeback system will make fleet costs more visible. Photo: Getty Images How to Manage Fleet Costs with a Chargeback System Are your fleet costs visible? Are they clear andRead More...

Fleet Management Lessons from the Private Sector

Fleet professionals with private- and public-sector experience share best practices and hard-won advice for government fleet managers. Image: Getty Images Fleet Management Lessons from the Private Sector Willie Hinton was a littleRead More...

20 Spec’ing Mistakes that Negatively Impact Truck Resale

20 Spec’ing Mistakes that Negatively Impact Truck Resale How you spec a truck has a direct bearing on its future resale value. Here are 20 mistakes in truck spec’ing that will negativelyRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Abr 30, 2019

How to Maximize Truck Resale Values

How to Maximize Truck Resale Values For fleets that run their medium-duties until the “wheels fall off,” resale may not be the highest priority at the time of vehicle purchase. But, forRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Abr 30, 2019

How to Balance Truck Application Against Resale

  Public domain iImage courtesy of Flickr. How to Balance Truck Application Against Resale Correctly spec’ing a truck is vital to giving it the ability to fulfill the intended fleet application. WhileRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Abr 30, 2019

5 Ways to Improve Your Online Remarketing Program

Is your program performing its best? Image: Getty Images 5 Ways to Improve Your Online Remarketing Program Put simply, the ultimate goal of any remarketing program — whether vehicles are sold atRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Abr 30, 2019

How the Pennsylvania Fleet Reduced Its Vehicle Count by 24%

In 2011, a mandated 20% fleet reduction seemed daunting. But more than five years later, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has not only accomplished its goal, it has saved millions — and withoutRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Abr 29, 2019

How San Jose Tackles Fleet Improvements

About half of San Jose’s fleet uses some form of alternative fuel, including its fleet of electric vehicles. Photo courtesy of City of San Jose How San Jose Tackles Fleet Improvements The CityRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Abr 29, 2019

Getting Back to Basics: Top 10 Fleet Management Best Practices

Getting Back to Basics: Top 10 Fleet Management Best Practices 1. Have fleet policy. Even one policy that is communicated and enforced consistently can reduce costs significantly over time. Having rules inRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Abr 29, 2019

Ideas for Solving Common Problems in Fleet

Ideas for Solving Common Problems in Fleet Inviting another fleet professional, whether a hired consultant or from the neighboring agency, to review your operation can be an eye-opening experience. What would thisRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Abr 29, 2019

Lean and Green: Ways to Save Fuel

One way in which Nestlé has maximized its fuel usage is by investing in alternative-fuel vehicles, which now account for nearly 600 of the fleet’s 2,000 vehicles. (Photo courtesy of Nestle) LeanRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Abr 23, 2019

8 Fuel Management Trends to Follow

There is no shortage of opportunities to improve your fleet’s fuel management. Photo courtesy of Getty Images 8 Fuel Management Trends to Follow Here’s the latest on some new and well-known fuelRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Abr 23, 2019

ContiPressureCheck TPMS Integrates With Road Ready Trailer Telematics

Continental has integrated its ContiPressureCheck tire pressure monitoring system with the Road Ready trailer telematics system from Truck-Lite. Photo courtesy Continental ContiPressureCheck TPMS Integrates With Road Ready Trailer Telematics Continental has integratedRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Abr 23, 2019
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