4 Best Practices for Retaining and Recruiting New Drivers

Posted by PS Energy Group on Nov 8, 2016 10:30:00 AM

With a somewhat rebounding economy, the demand for goods is steadily increasing and a number of industries are experiencing new growth. As major cities also continue to grow—particularly in the South and the West—the need for products and infrastructure is growing as well. So, if you think the roadways seem more jammed than ever with tractor-trailers hauling freight, you are absolutely correct—they are.

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How to Save Your Fleet Time and Money with Wet Hose Fueling

Posted by PS Energy Group on Oct 25, 2016 10:00:00 AM

With more pressure than ever on the bottom-line, fleets of all sizes and types are increasingly turning to wet hose fueling to have vehicles and equipment “job-ready-revenue-makers” as soon as drivers report to work.

Safe, speedy and seamless, wet hose fueling takes the time consuming hassle of fueling vehicles and equipment from the hands of drivers and places it in those of fuel specialists—a move that not only helps fleets save time and money, but also helps improve operational efficiencies and productivity by allowing fleet managers and drivers to focus on what they do best.

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How Utility Fleet Managers Can Navigate 3 Unique Challenges

Posted by PS Energy Group on Oct 18, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Managing a utility fleet can present unique challenges. For example, unlike many commercial fleets, utility fleets have a wide range of complex and highly specialized vehicles and equipment that are critical to the job at hand. Think of over-the-road and off-road vehicles, including utility trucks, bucket trucks, derrick diggers, cranes and boom trucks, forestry trucks and chip dump trucks—to name a few—and you have an idea of the variety of vehicle types that make up the utility fleet market.

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Dual-Camera Video Systems

Posted by PS Energy Group on Oct 11, 2016 10:00:00 AM

One of the top concerns of fleet managers these days is safety and security, so an extra set of eyes—as in a dual-camera video system in vehicles—would be something that would benefit both fleet managers and drivers.

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Top Trends in Fleet Management

Posted by PS Energy Group on Oct 4, 2016 10:00:00 AM

When Greek philosopher Heraclitus made the observation a couple thousand years ago that “change is the only constant in life,” he certainly wasn’t talking about fleet management. But if fleets actually existed way back then, he sure could have been, since it seems that the one constant in the life of a fleet manager is change.

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Oil Affecting Fuel Economy

Posted by PS Energy Group on Sep 27, 2016 10:00:00 AM

There are many areas fleet mangers and owners can focus on to maximize fuel efficiency. From improving driver behavior—to reducing engine idling and speed, ensuring proper tire pressure—to lowering vehicle weight, improving aerodynamics—to leveraging a telematics solution—all can help fleets save at the pump and positively impact the bottom line. And with estimates for fuel costs as high as 40 percent of a fleet’s operating costs, a little fuel efficiency can go a very long way down the savings highway.

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Holiday Travel Tips for Your Fleet

Posted by PS Energy Group on Aug 30, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Just as Staycations became a popular travel trend in 2008 as a reaction to high gasoline prices, a popular travel trend today—in reaction to the lowest gasoline prices in five years—is getting the heck out of Dodge. Not by planes and trains, but by automobile.

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Supplier Diversity Program

Posted by PS Energy Group on Aug 23, 2016 10:31:49 AM


According to the U.S Census, the minority population in the United States increased from 32.9 percent in 2007 to 37.9 percent in 2014 with four states—Hawaii, California, New Mexico and Texas—and also Washington D.C.—“majority-minority.”

As you can well imagine, with the rising minority population, the number of minority-owned businesses has also risen. In fact, according to the Minority Business Development Agency, from 2007 to 2012 minority-owned businesses increased a whopping 39 percent—from 5.8 million to 8 million.

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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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