As daylight savings end and the leaves become more moist, it’s clear that winter is knocking on the door. Preparing your fleet for the colder months is about more than just adapting to the weather—it’s about ensuring safety, reliability, and optimal performance. The icy grip of winter can wreak havoc on unprepared vehicles, leading to increased breakdowns, safety hazards, and costly downtime. Statistics from the U.S. Department of Transportation suggest that 24% of weather-related vehicle crashes occur on snowy, slushy, or icy pavement. Preparing for winter is more than a preventative measure; it’s a safeguard against the elements that could disrupt your operations. Below is a checklist for winter fleet preparation to help you stay ahead.
As a field service business owner, you know how vital your fleet of vehicles is to your success. It’s how you get your employees to the job site, transport your equipment, and serve your customers. Read More
Coming up with the best strategies to serve your customers is hard enough. Why make some of the simpler tasks—like fleet vehicle maintenance—harder than they need to be?
Two of the largest variable costs any fleet manager has to deal with are fuel and maintenance costs. One of the most effective ways to get a handle on those costs is to use a sophisticated GPS-based fleet management tool to monitor them in real-time.
Fleet Truck Prices Soar, But Are Used Trucks Worth the Risk?
It’s a seller’s market, and right now, prices for new heavy-duty semi-trucks are pretty high. And with a limited supply, it begs the question — is it worth buying used semi trucks for fleets? We did some digging to find out. Read More
What Should Fleet Managers Check for During Spring and Summer?
Fleet managers have the difficult responsibility of maintaining their fleet’s safety and efficiency. There are many factors to consider including vehicle age, driver behavior, road conditions, maintenance schedules and more. To help you keep your fleet in top shape this spring and summer season we put together a checklist for all the things that should be done ASAP!
The average driver is all too familiar with the crippling hassle and fatigue associated with vehicle breakdowns and could ultimately benefit from routine vehicle maintenance. We all know more drivers need to keep on top of their vehicles, but how can this be scaled to apply to your fleet?