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Tips for the New Truck Driver

You’ve got your CDL and you’re ready to roll out the gate. Before you put the key in the ignition on your first job, here are some tips to help you out as you start your career. 1. More mental than physical. It...

Lease or Own? How should you grow your fleet?

If you’re a fleet manager of a growing fleet, you might be looking to add vehicles to meet the demand. Whether you are looking for one truck or several, you’re bound to wonder if it’s more cost-effective to buy or lease. Since this...

Challenges of Small Fleets (And How to Combat Them)

Just because your fleet may be small, doesn’t mean it’s easier to manage. There are unique challenges in managing drivers in smaller fleets like limited manpower and financial resources. However, this should not limit you in providing the best service you can to...

Pros and Cons of Fleet Technology Changes

Fleet technology has come a long way from road maps and hand written logs. There are now small GPS devices as well as tracking software. For a fleet manager, the trick becomes choosing the right technology for the job. Sure, tools like the...

Beware of the Card Skimmer

Thieves have many ways of stealing credit card info from under your nose, including at the pump. Using credit card skimmers, thieves have figured a way to life your credit card info in just one swipe. According to the FTC “skimmers are illegal...

Ways To Reduce Fleet Fuel Costs

Every organization that strives to maintain a positive bottom line and continued financial success requires all departments to keep a stringent eye on expenses.  Commercial trucking enterprises operate hundreds of vehicles from locations throughout the United States. The fuel costs of transportation contribute...

The Future Role of Telematics in Fleet Management

Today’s industries move with technology.  Consider the automation of factory-work, or the digitalization of banking.  In both instances, enhanced technology boosted efficiency, enhanced security, and minimized costs.  Is this also the case for the commercial fleet industry? The short answer: yes.  Fortunately, the...

Trying to Cut Fleet Costs? Focus on the Fuel

Minimizing costs is central to any business.  And like any keen business owner, fleet managers should be able to review expense reports, identify unnecessary expenditures, and conduct cost analyses.  As if their role doesn’t already come with enough responsibilities, fleet managers are primarily...

Combatting Fuel Theft

One issue fleet managers must be aware of is the potential of fuel theft. Fuel theft can cost fleet businesses substantial amounts of money. The key to combat this is to find areas in the business where fuel theft can occur. The three...

What to Consider in a Fuel Card Partner

As your fleet increases in size, it’s beneficial to partner with a fuel card company. Being a business owner, you want a one-stop shop to save you time and money. That’s why you should be using a Mississippi fleet card for your fleet....