Fleet safety is a big concern for many companies regardless of their size. Unsafe drivers, vehicles and other factors can lead to an accident and possible injury. Your business will save money and operate more efficiently when it follows certain safety precautions to keep your fleet safe.
In most minds, there are two options for acquiring a vehicle. You can either buy one with the help of a long-term loan or you can rent one temporarily for a few days. However, in the business world, there is a third option, one that may be far more practical for your circumstances than either buying or short-term renting.
Topics: Vehicle Leasing
As your business grows over time you will eventually need to remove several vehicles from your fleet. Vehicle disposal maybe not as exciting as getting a Micro Fleet of vehicles, but it is a necessity if you want to make room for new vehicles.
Topics: Fleet Management
Going about fleet management on your own might sound workable until you realize how much is involved in maintaining your company vehicles. You're maybe at a point where you need to buy or lease new vehicles, though don't know the right approach without risking serious mistakes.
Are you thinking about getting a new fleet fuel card for your trucking business? Regardless if you are a sole operator with just one truck, own a mid-sized fleet or run a large national trucking company, a fleet fuel card can help your organization in many ways.
When it comes to managing a fleet of business vehicles, every season has its challenges. While it's easy to remember to winterize and drive carefully when the roads get icy, it's far too common for drivers and fleet managers alike to forget about the risks of the hot summer sun.
Topics: Fleet Maintenance
Over the last two decades, vehicle technology has progressed in astounding leaps and bounds. We have gone from road map atlases to printed directions to live turn-by-turn mobile navigation devices. Divers can communicate with HQ hands-free, reprogram their routes with voice commands, and catch hit-and-run license plates automatically.
Topics: Fleet Tracking
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Cooling Pack Vests
Sunburn is what happens when the sun heats your skin up too much for too long. Heat stroke, on the other hand, is what happens when a team member's core body temperature rises too high. If you are dealing with a constant risk of heat stroke or your company is located somewhere with occasional record-high hot temperatures, keep a few cooling pack vests handy.
In the peak of the hot summer season, there is one issue that every fleet manager and field service business needs to consider: Keeping your teams cool and safe. Even if the AC in the vehicles works perfectly, client locations are not always guarantee-ably cool.
Is it better to lease a car or get a loan? The answer to that question is dependent on several factors, primarily your economic situation and how you intend to use the car. Whether you are thinking of updating a single vehicle or your entire fleet, leasing may be the better option.