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Women are Becoming the Largest Demographic Among New Truckers

Of the many professions in America today, trucking stands out as one where gender roles are often defined. Men have been thought to have the inherited traits of independence, strength, and resourcefulness needed in a job that demands long hours, upsetting traffic and...

How Lower Fuel Prices equal Higher Profits for Fuel Stations

According to the US Department of Energy diesel prices have dropped again, for the 27th straight week to an average of $2.66 a gallon. Compared to a year ago, when the price per gallon was $1.18 more, it seems we have hit a prolonged reprieve from fuel cost woes. It...

5 Things Successful Fleet Managers Do

Fleet managers are always scrutinized for ways to cut costs. If for no other reason, fuel cost is under the microscope of COO’s and CFO’s as a primary savings solution. Add in vehicle wear and tear, replacement, and servicing and you can have a money pit if it’s not...

5 Ways to Lower your Fleet’s Operating Cost

5 Ways to Lower your Fleet’s Operating Cost Fleet managers have always sought out ways to cut their operating costs. It’s what they’re paid to do. So what if you’re a small company and want to employ methods a fleet manager uses to save dollars from your bottom line....

Old credit card scam is a new trend

One of the most frustrating problems is becoming a victim of a credit card fraud and not even realizing it could be happening. Fortunately, US law limits the cardholder’s liability in these cases, especially when the consumer immediately reports the problem once known...

Are you choosing the right diesel fuel for your fleet?

Have you become confused over the different types of diesel on the market today? No doubt the fuel formulas have undergone the greatest transformation in the last decade. Ranging from biodiesel, to low sulfur, the ULSD, to dyed and undyed. There may seem to be many...

Cost plus or retail minus – Which is better for your fleet

How do you save at the pump? This answer seems to address what many fleet managers differ upon. Basically, it comes down to two strategies in pricing; cost plus or retail minus. Cost plus refers to the retailer’s cost to the point of dispensing fuel at the pump....

Why are there so many credit card security breaches?

Anyone with a credit or debit card in the US has likely been affected by security breaches. One of the largest, Target’s security breach in 2014, experienced losses that reportedly affected more than 70 million consumers. Since then other retail and fast food outlets...

Winter fuels lead to less MPG for your fleet

Diesel fuel refiners begin altering their formulas each fall to meet the operability needs of diesel engines during cold weather conditions. This change is in response to diesel fuel’s tendency to gel in the winter, caused by the paraffin wax content that is inherent...

Gasoline or Diesel: Which to consider in your fleet

Many times you can look at what the large companies are doing and follow in their footsteps. However, when it comes to choosing between gasoline and diesel engines to move your fleet, playing follow the leader could cost your small company more money. That’s because...

How is credit card data stolen?

According to a 2009 study, American consumers lose more that 4.9 billion dollars annually to credit card fraud. These loses, while staggering, don’t compare to the 190 billion that merchants and banks lose to credit card fraud. However, those costs are eventually...