How Winter Weather Affects Fuel Economy

Posted by PS Energy Group on Nov 29, 2016 10:00:00 AM

If it seems that your fleet requires refueling more frequently as the mercury slides lower, it’s not your imagination. Colder temperatures and winter driving conditions can mean, among other things, increased idle time, lower tire pressure and heavier rolling resistance, all of which can have a significant impact on fuel economy, no matter how responsible your drivers are or how carefully your vehicles are maintained.

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The Importance of Attending an Industry Conference

Posted by PS Energy Group on Mar 17, 2016 9:00:00 AM

When you receive an email or a card in the mail announcing an industry conference or seminar, you are probably more inclined to hit the delete button.  Not all emails will make you sit up and take notice.

There are so many conferences it sometimes seems that there is a conference just to have a conference about an upcoming conference.

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Why Having a Business Continuity Plan Before a Disaster is Important

Posted by PS Energy Group on Mar 10, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Hurricanes and other disasters can be devastating to business operations.  According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) forty percent of businesses do not open after a disaster and another twenty-five percent fail within one year. Pretty alarming statistics.

In fleet operations a disaster such as a hurricane can bring your fleet operations to a grinding halt, destroy property and ruin your reputation. If you think insurance will completely cover the lost revenue and expenses needed to repair the destruction caused by Mother Nature’s handiwork—think again.

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The Importance of a Crisis Communications Plan During a Hurricane or Other Disaster

Posted by PS Energy Group on Mar 3, 2016 11:53:08 AM

When a hurricane or disaster strikes, it can create multiple operational challenges. Confusion is rampant and the need to move quickly to contain the mayhem is “job-one,” as both your business and reputation are at stake.

The best defense against disaster is a good offense. When it comes to your fleet operations, taking action and going on the offensive by developing a crisis communications plan should be a top priority.

Why do you need a crisis communications plan? What key elements should be included? For an overview of the basics to help you get started—specifically, audience and messaging—read on.

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Hurricane Season: Helpful Tips for Your Company’s Disaster Plan

Posted by PS Energy Group on Sep 29, 2015 9:41:00 AM

Hurricane season officially began June 1st and ends November 30th. And although the general consensus among agencies that make seasonal hurricane forecasts is that the 2015 hurricane season will be quieter than average, that fact is completely inconsequential. All it takes is one hurricane to disrupt your business and shut down your fleet operations. When dealing with disaster, it is best to think like a Boy Scout and always be prepared. Here are a few quick tips to help ensure your disaster plan is well-designed and effective so that whatever curve balls Mother Nature throws your way, your organization can weather the storm and get back to business as quickly as possible.

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