For summer 2022, the weather forecast from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is sizzling hot, with higher than usual temperatures expected throughout nearly all of the “Lower 48”.
With hurricane season just around the corner — beginning June 1st and running through November 30th — keeping your generator properly maintained is essential for keeping your business up and running should a power outage occur. Just as your fleet vehicles require preventative maintenance for cost control, reliability, and safety — so does your generator.
Tags: Risk Management
Big data has impacted almost every industry in significant ways and fleet management is no exception. The power of big data has taken fleet management to the next level.
Fuel prices are always a top concern for fleet managers. But with prices currently through the roof, focusing on fuel efficiency is more important than ever for running a profitable fleet and protecting your bottom line.
Tags: Fuel Management
Because of their massive size and weight, the consequences can be devastating, if not deadly, when an accident involving a commercial truck happens. Truck accidents happen for various reasons, but the most common causes are speeding, distracted driving, driver fatigue, bad weather, overloading, aggressive driving, and one we will explore further here — brake issues.
With fuel being the second-largest total cost of ownership expense after depreciation, controlling fleet fuel costs and getting the most from every fuel dollar is key to running a profitable operation. There are proven ways to achieve this, including monitoring driver behavior, improving routing efficiency, keeping tires properly inflated, and one that we’ll explore here — fuel delivery methods — specifically wet hose fueling.
To keep airport facilities running efficiently and safely, ground support crew managers must stay on top of the hundreds of moving parts that are necessary for the successful operations of ground support equipment (GSE). This can include anything from managing ground support crew, to directing GSE movement, to procuring, managing, and monitoring fuel for vehicles and equipment, such as generators.
Tags: Asset Management
With budgets tighter than ever and operational expenses on the rise, managing a fleet is getting more complicated by the day. Unfortunately, when already facing a laundry list of management challenges, that list is only getting longer. Fleet managers must work through increased regulations, supply chain issues, higher fuel and maintenance costs, replacement vehicle sourcing difficulties, and driver shortages — the list goes on and on.
With the benefits electric vehicles (EV) can bring to the bottom line, it’s no surprise that fleet managers are increasingly exploring EV adoption. Beyond reduced carbon emissions, becoming a more eco-friendly fleet can cut operational expenses with no fuel costs, lower maintenance costs, improve efficiency and productivity, and build brand value.