PS Energy Honored as Class IV Southern Region Supplier of the Year by the NMSDC

Posted by PS Energy Group on Aug 8, 2016 11:01:58 AM
We are proud to announce that PS Energy has been named the 2016 Class IV Southern Region Supplier of the Year by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC).

Chartered in 1972, NMSDC is the global leader in advancing opportunities for its over 12,000 certified Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business enterprises and connecting them to its corporate members. Its network includes a national office in New York and 23 regional affiliates throughout the United States.
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Electric Heavy Duty Trucks

Posted by PS Energy Group on Aug 2, 2016 10:00:00 AM

With our roadways becoming more and more congested, getting stuck in traffic jams in urban areas is, unfortunately, becoming the norm. Not only is it frustrating and a time drain—even worse—it’s bad for your health, as it has been found to contribute to heart disease, cancer and respiratory ailments.

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Telematics for Your Utility Fleet

Posted by PS Energy Group on Jul 26, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Managing a utility fleet is no easy task. Costs are constantly fluctuating, customer expectations are through the roof and Mother Nature is forever hanging around trying to make your job and that of your drivers even more of a challenge.

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Truck Sharing in a Shifting Market

Posted by PS Energy Group on Jul 19, 2016 11:00:00 AM

The concept of sharing items with friends, family or neighbors is certainly nothing new. People have shared the use of assets for centuries. But thanks to the Internet, technological advances and a growing trend that values access over ownership, the concept of sharing is turning into a profitable and flexible economic model—one that fleets can benefit from.

 

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Readying Your Fleet for Summer

Posted by PS Energy Group on Jul 12, 2016 10:00:00 AM

According to the AAA motor club, nearly 56% of U.S. drivers are planning a road trip this summer. Partly due to gas prices lower than they have been in 11 years, travel and gasoline consumption are on the upswing.

Take for example this past Memorial Day. AAA projected more than 34 million Americans traveling on the road to their destinations—an increase of 2.1% from last year.

Yes, it seems that the great American road trip is not only back, it’s here to stay.

 

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Water: The Enemy in Fuel Storage Tanks

Posted by PS Energy Group on Jun 28, 2016 9:00:00 AM

We all have heard the numerous health benefits of drinking water and many of us try diligently to get in the recommended eight glasses a day. But let your fuel storage tank take too many “gulps” of wondrous H2O and you have on hand—if not treated properly—a situation that can be very unhealthy for your bottom line.

Just as water and oil don’t mix, neither do water and fuel. Water accumulation can damage fuel quality, which in turn can cause problems that take a big bite out of business productivity and efficiency, including:

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How Electronic Logging Can Benefit Your Fleet

Posted by PS Energy Group on Jun 21, 2016 11:06:14 AM

You have probably heard more news and buzz surrounding electronic logging devices (ELDs) and their December 2017 mandated use than you can count. Once again, you’re soon to be hit with more government rules and regulations—rules and regulations that slow productivity and make growing profitability and managing your fleet operations not exactly easy.

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Biodiesel Ranks First

Posted by PS Energy Group on Jun 14, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Each December the NTEA—The Association for the Work Truck Industry—conducts their comprehensive Fleet Purchasing Outlook survey to gain insight on the commercial vehicle landscape.

The survey results were released in March and showed that when it comes to alternative fuels and fleets, biodiesel rules. 

The survey found that not only is biodiesel the most commonly used alternative fuel option with 18 percent of fleets on board, it is also the number one alternative fuel choice for future interest—meaning more fleets are planning to continue using biodiesel or are planning to start using biodiesel.  

So what makes biodiesel the alternative fuels winner? And why are more and more fleet managers choosing biodiesel as their “go to” alternative fuel option? 

Here’s why….

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The 7 Driver Services that Your Company Should Have

Posted by PS Energy Group on Jun 7, 2016 11:48:13 AM

Think of the investment you have in your drivers and vehicles. Now think of how it would affect your
operations and bottom line if a driver were stranded in the middle of nowhere and unable to be at a job site or make a delivery. Or low on gas with no idea where to find fuel. Unfortunately, these scenarios happen every day and the outcomes are not good—unhappy customers, frustrated drivers and lower productivity.

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Do You Have a Fleet Safety Program?

Posted by PS Energy Group on May 31, 2016 3:33:33 PM

 

The number of fatalities and injuries in traffic accidents is not only alarming, it is trending in the wrong direction. According to the National Safety Council, 2015 saw the largest one-year percentage increase in half a century with an estimated 38,300 people killed and 4.4 million injured on U.S. roads.

Just as alarming are the estimated costs associated with those accidents—a whopping $152 billion—including medical expenses, wage and productivity losses and property damage.

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