Posted by seobounty in Efficiency, Green Technology, Strategic Planning
on Feb 25th, 2013 | 0 comments
If you are a manager of a fleet of vehicles, road conditions are a constant concern. This is especially true if your fleet consists of large trucks. As you know, even under perfect weather conditions, driving a large truck requires great vigilance of many factors that are different for smaller vehicles, such as the space cushion surrounding the truck, the terrain, safe driving speeds, and maintaining the correct stopping distance. Adding inclement weather to the mix is always a cause for concern. Here are a few tips you should make sure are included in your driver training.
Posted by seobounty in Efficiency, Fleet Management, Green Technology
on Feb 11th, 2013 | 0 comments
In the United States, approximately one third of carbon dioxide emissions come from transportation vehicles, and 62% of those come specifically from cars and trucks. Therefore, fleet managers are in a unique position to reduce this major factor in global warming. If you are interested in reducing the carbon footprint of your fleet, the following three tips from the Environmental Defense Fund can get you started.
1) Measure Emissions and Set Goals- Gather your fuel consumption data for the last few years and start calculating, with the understanding that each gallon of gasoline your...
Posted by seobounty in Efficiency, Green Technology, Products
on Jan 28th, 2013 | 0 comments
Automotive Fleet Magazine recently reported that overall fleet operating costs have increased over the last year. Not surprisingly, unpredictable fuel prices are a major factor in the rising expenses. During the first quarter of 2012, fleets saw an increase of 31 cents per gallon for regular gasoline and 35 cents for diesel. Overall for the year, it appears fuel costs will average out at 11.5 cents per gallon over 2011 prices. Therefore, managing fuel expenditure continues to be a major factor in saving on operational costs. The following are 5 tips for reducing your fleet’s fuel...
Posted by seobounty in Fleet Management, Fleet Management Systems, Green Technology
on Sep 28th, 2012 | 0 comments
Without a doubt, fuel represents a huge chunk of any fleet’s operating expenses. Therefore it is fiscally sound to do everything possible to minimize fuel expenditures. The following are some tips for increasing your fleet’s fuel economy.
1) Your vehicles should always be in top shape. Make sure they are receiving all necessary preventative maintenance and that their tires are always inflated to correct pressure. Having just one under-inflated tire can cut fuel economy by 2 percent per pound of pressure below proper inflation.
2) Encourage your drivers to use cruise...
Posted by admin in GPS Systems, Green Technology
on Oct 20th, 2011 | 0 comments
Even with the uncertain, yet recovering economy, changing fuel prices and increasing insurance costs for vehicles continue to be a challenge for thousands of U.S. businesses. Many companies have discovered that investing in the right technology can be a wise investment at this crucial time.
Whether you manage a fleet of 5 vans or hundreds of fleet vehicles, GPS fleet tracking solutions can improve your bottom line. A fleet tracking device can instantly help to improve your ROI by reducing insurance premiums, fuel and labor costs, while also improving customer service and management.
If your company...