Saving money on a business fleet might seem impossible to many aspiring fleet managers, but there are a few things that you can do to trim down your expenses. If you are just starting up and have to use some of your own capital, finding ways to effectively cut costs without sacrificing quality or productivity is vital. The following are five ways you can save money when building and managing your trucking fleet. >> Continue Reading

Some really exciting technology is going to be hitting the automotive industry in the next few years. While there will be challenges with many of these technologies (getting your car hacked probably won’t be much fun), they probably won’t be too different from the ones we face today. Cars have been slow on the uptake with the latest technology trends, so it’s an exciting time to be an automotive geek! >> Continue Reading

Software Advice has just released its Reviewer’s Choice picks for the best fleet management solution. While this honor might not come as a surprise to our clients, Fleet Manager™ by GPS Trackit tops out in every category—Overall Performance, Ease of Use, and Customer Service! To learn more about the Software Advice Reviewer’s Choice awards and how this year’s winners were chosen, check out their methodology. >> Continue Reading

Trucking is one of the most heavily regulated industries in the United States. With its robust safety guidelines and numerous checks and balances, the Department of Transportation (DOT) uses every resource at its disposal to keep trucking companies in line when it comes to operational and road safety. This article explains how DOT safety ratings work, how they are determined, why it’s important to get the best rating for your business, and how to do so in a cost-effective way. >> Continue Reading

Despite the new legislation mandating electronic logging devices (ELDs) that will apply to almost all commercial vehicle operators in the United States, there are still many circumstances which make it important to know how to fill out paper logs. Under the new mandate, drivers will be required to keep paper logs in their trucks to use if their ELD malfunctions and cannot be repaired until the driver returns to a service location. >> Continue Reading