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Is a Fuel Card right for Small Businesses?

Fleet cards are fuel cards that help businesses manage the expenses associated with a fleet of vehicles. Specifically, a fleet card provides companies with discounts on gas purchases as well as allows the manager to see where his or her fuel money is...

The Future of Fleet Energy: Diesel or Electric?

Diesel has been a mainstay of the trucking industry for decades.  This energy-dense fuel has made the diesel engine an attractive option for freight companies tasked with moving millions-of-pounds of goods annually.  However, a looming threat to its decades-long dominance is on the...

The Importance of Fleet Management Transparency

As new technology continues to permeate the trucking industry and transportation in general, it’s becoming more and more essential to work smarter and faster. This can take hold in many ways, whether it’s the slow rise of robots and automation, the use of...

How Technology is Improving the Final Mile

Although fleet managers try their best to improve efficiency and use fuel card services to support that, the final mile can still be difficult to achieve in a good timeframe. The final mile of the supply chain is a critical step for businesses...

4 Things Your Fleet Telematics Provider Won’t Tell You

Although telematics can play an important role in managing your fleet, there are many things that your provider won’t tell you. You need to be in the know about your fleet at all times, especially when looking at things such as truck maintenance...

Are ELDs the Solution Your Fleet Needs?

By December 2017, ELDs will be required for all CDL drivers who keep a Record of Duty Status to document compliance with Hours of Service rules. While some fleets have been resistant to the mandate, ELD technology is an effective component of your...

Does Weather Affect Your Fuel Economy?

It would be great if your fleet only had to operate in sunny skies and warm temperatures. However, your customers and your customers’ customers are relying on your trucking company to deliver their goods no matter what weather conditions your drivers face out...

Gasoline Forecast for Spring 2017

Gas prices in 2016 started low, and ran up over the course of the year. Fleet managers need to prepare for gas prices to increase again in 2017 — potentially to their highest levels since 2014. There are multiple factors contributing to the...

3 Top Challenges Georgia Fleet Managers Face

Fleet managers in Georgia handle challenging issues every day when staffing, routing, and maintaining hundreds of vehicles across a state with 159 counties and the 8th largest population in the U.S. However, for many fleet managers, it’s the big picture issues that are...

The Technologies Behind Fuel Card Services

When considering the advantages of fuel card services, you may only think of per gallon discounts or discounts given at certain stations. The reality is that a great fleet fuel card gives you so much more than the technology that comes with it....