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Over the decades we have amassed a library of resources, both internal and external, which help our team and our partners do their jobs with skill and confidence. Peruse these pages for current trends and thought leadership, our newsletters, and tips that we have found helpful over the years. And if you have any questions for us, we’re always here for you.

Reimbursing your drivers for their use of personal vehicles often ends up costing you a lot in the long run. From jeopardizing your company image to liability risks to potentially unhappy and uncooperative employees, there are lots of costs associated with driver reimbursement. 

Many fleet managers grapple with the best way to present new policies to their drivers. Most managers find that their drivers resist changes, which typically results in the changes not being as effective. Below are some key areas that address the benefits of merging driver buy-in with new rules or changes to your fleet process. 

Change happens. We can’t always anticipate every change that may come our way but we can prepare and manage change to the best of our abilities. The fleet management industry certainly experiences instabilities of its own. Whether you’re looking for a fleet management company for the first time, or are looking to switch to a new company, there are some important things you should be prepared to do. 

The most dangerous days to be on the road are the 100 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day. 

Sometimes purchasing or leasing your fleet vehicles makes sense. However, in some markets it may not make sense to have your vehicles year round. Maybe you have holiday peaks, seasonal needs, or need vehicles on a project-by-project basis. Then what do you do? That’s when a flexible, commercial truck rental program would fit your needs. Here are a few top reasons to consider this: 

High quality employees who are also safe and reliable drivers can be difficult to find. It’s important to remember that anyone you hire is an ambassador for your brand and your company. You want them to be a good fit for your culture and their role, but you also need them to be safe and vigilant on the road. So how do you go about finding these people? And once you do, how do you keep them around? 

From company image to liability concerns, there are many reasons reimbursing your drivers ends up costing you more. When you own or lease your fleet you have the added benefit of discounts on purchasing and maintenance because you're ordering in bulk. Let's dive into the specifics behind company provided fleets versus employee owned vehicles. 

Have you considered outsourcing your fleet management to a professional fleet management company? Most obviously, outsourcing your fleet management allows you to focus on your core business initiatives. Specifically though, how does this work? 

There are multiple ways to reduce your fleet’s carbon footprint including introducing green practices, alternative fuel vehicles, tracking and telematics. 

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