Top Fleet Management KPIs for Success

Published on: 04/30/20 1:33 PM


An important aspect of fleet management is using KPIs to track the overall performance of their fleet. These goals will make it easier for management and employees to comprehend what is expected of them on a monthly basis. Benchmarks are known to improve driver safety, lower costs, and increase FMCSA compliance. WHY TRACK PERFORMANCE? It is difficult to improve the overall productivity of your fleet if you don’t have any data to justify the changes in decision making. The only…


How Mobility as a Service Will Change The Future

Published on: 04/17/20 3:41 PM


Mobility as a service (MaaS) is the concept of shifting away from personally owned modes of transportation and pushing towards travel provided as a service. For example, instead of driving your car every morning for your daily commute, a completely autonomous vehicle picks you up to deliver you to your predetermined location. All you need to do is log into the MaaS application that has your work schedule and destinations on file. The app knows your entire daily routine, when…


17 Ways Truck Drivers Can Stay Entertained on The Road

Published on: 04/10/20 3:24 PM


  Are you look for ideas how truck drivers stay entertained on the road? Then we have a list of the most popular ideas truckers use to pass the time. Take a look and let us know if you have something you want to add to our list! WARNING: We do not condone the use of electronics or anything that would take your attention away from driving on the roads, these are ideas only for the times where you are…


5 Ways to Reduce Your Fleet’s Downtime

Published on: 08/15/19 3:51 PM


For fleet managers, vehicles being down and undrivable is one of the worst things that can happen. Not only do you have to figure out what to do with that vehicle (whether you repair or replace it), but you’re also losing money in the form of lost productivity. The good news is, if you take the proper steps, you can avoid lengthy downtime and keep your fleet up and running — and making money. Here are five ways to reduce…


Encore Must-Visit Restaurants for Truckers Part 2: The West

Published on: 09/12/17 9:00 AM


If you’re a trucker looking for a great place to stop and eat while you’re on the road, we’ve got a list for you. In part one of this series, we covered restaurants in the Eastern part of the US. Now, From diners in South Dakota to cafes in Nevada, we have compiled a list of the best places to grab a bite in the West: Great Plains 1. Hays House (Council Grove, KS) You can find Hays House on…


Must-Visit Restaurants for Truckers, Part 1: The East

Published on: 08/8/17 9:00 AM


Part of life on the road — in fact, life anywhere — is food. As a trucker, you have a unique opportunity to try restaurants in every part of the country. To save you a bit of time or to get your must-visit list started, we have compiled our own list of what critics, locals and visitors alike describe as some of the best restaurants in the area. Let’s start with regions east of the Mississippi. The Northeast 1. Maine…


The Best Dogs for a Life on the Road

Published on: 07/10/17 9:00 AM


Driving across the country is a lonely job if you don’t have anyone to share it with. The thought of taking a buddy along on the job sounds good, until you really think about it. Some truckers enjoy the peace and quiet in their cab and would prefer to not have to entertain another human for hours. Did you know you could have the best of both worlds? Company and quiet can be found in a dog. While any dog…


Proper Commercial Fleet Maintenance

Published on: 09/15/16 3:26 PM


Your business relies on commercial vehicles. You rely on your fleet to be up and running in proper working order around the clock. When your vehicles are grounded for repairs, you lose money. It really is that simple. By keeping your fleet maintained, your employees are able to keep working and your business keeps running. There are basic steps that you can take to keep your vehicles operating smoothly, no matter the size of your fleet. Stick to the steps…


Truck Driver Health and Wellness: Not Easy, but Necessary

Published on: 05/11/16 6:48 PM


Driver health is a major problem for fleet managers and companies as a whole because drivers who are unhealthy are more likely to lose their Medical Examiner’s Certificate (which, in turn, would cause them to lose their CDLs). They are also more likely to be involved in motor vehicle accidents, have heart attacks or other medical emergencies on the job, or suffer injuries that would require them to leave the job and go on disability. The National Institute for Occupational…


Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs)

Published on: 04/29/16 8:19 PM


In December of 2015, ELD legislation was approved, and the ELD mandate is set to take effect on December 18, 2017. Over the next few years, electronic logging devices are going to be implemented in the commercial vehicle and public transportation (buses) industries, but there seems to be some confusion over what these devices are and how they will help or hurt the industry. We’re going to try to clear up a few things about ELDs for you. What is…