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Fuel Card Policy Drafting Guide

In order to control expenses and protect the bottom line, many companies issue fleet fuel cards. When correctly implemented, they reduce administrative time, lower costs, and provide security and control to both drivers and fleet managers.  Don’t assume you can just hand out cards to...

3 Tips for Staying Fit on the Road

Sitting for several hours in truck can be tough at times, and anyone traveling on the road that frequently can easily fall into an unhealthy lifestyle. People desire to make a switch in eating healthier, but your budget and time can easily work against you.  A great way to offset the cost of buying...

7 Best Tech Gadgets for Truck Drivers

Technology has drastically changed over the past hundred years. These innovations allow technology to be everywhere truck drivers go, literally.   Innovations like a fleet fuel card have made truck driving more secure and efficient. Life on the road for truckers is easier, safer, and more enjoyable due to certain tech gadgets used on the road. Here are...

3 Tips for Preventing Cargo Theft

Whether managing a fleet or being an owner-operator, cargo theft can be an exceptionally costly loss if preventative measures aren’t taken. The FBI estimates that there are between $15B and $30B lost each year among all cargo carriers.  Saving money in the trucking industry isn’t all about fleet fuel card programs and optimized logistics, it’s...

4 Surprising Benefits to Bringing Your Pet on the Road 

As a fleet driver, it can get lonely driving long days and nights on the road by yourself. If you only interact with people when you use your fleet fuel card at gas stations or stop for a bite to eat, it can wear on you. To combat this issue,...

5 Stress Relief Tips for Truck Drivers

Stress adds up for truck drivers as they travel on today’s highways. Careless drivers, construction delays, trip fatigue, and unhealthy diet all ramp up the stress in a trucker’s day. This can hinder the main objective of getting the cargo and trucks safely to the desired destination.   Another stressor for truck drivers is keeping up with receipts from each stop at a fuel station. By incorporating fuel card...

Easy Fuel Card Program Guide

When managing a fleet of vehicles, the cost of fuel is one of the biggest expenses you’ll face when budgeting. A fleet fuel card is a great way to increase the efficiency of your fleet’s fuel economy.   Fuel card programs are guaranteed to bring more control, convenience, and data like managers have...

Does “Bad Fuel” Exist?

There’s nothing quite as frustrating as when your company vehicle has trouble starting. You likely have a long trip ahead of you, only to be stalled by sputtering, sluggish performance, and the engine light coming on.   If the engine pings and sputters even after being...

Don’t Miss These Owner-Operator Tax Deductions

Being a part of a fleet can incur a lot of out of pocket expenses, but do you know which ones qualify as tax deductible? When you combine the use of a fleet fuel card with thorough documentation of your annual expenses, you’re truly maximizing your...

How Exactly Are Fuel Card Savings Calculated?

Fuel card services can save your fleet a great deal of money with alternative prices and discounts, but how exactly are these savings calculated? There are two main factors that determine your negotiated price with a fuel card service: the amount of fuel your company uses...