Low rolling resistance tires have become an increasingly popular choice among fleets due to their potential to make vehicles more fuel-efficient.
The International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) is a reciprocity agreement between the lower 48 states of the U.S. and Canada’s provinces related to fuel usage and tax payments for motor carriers. According to one report, the IFTA saves millions of dollars per year in business admin costs—so it pays to get it right.
In this post, we’ll help you gain a better understanding of IFTA and the implications it may have for your fleet. We’ll also explain how fleet management software can simplify the whole process.
If your trucks are not on the road, they are not making money. Conversely, the longer your truck is on the road, the more risks both the vehicle and the driver face. These risks are especially high for long-haul companies: things like compliance, cargo safety, and driver wellbeing become even more of an issue on long journeys.
As you’re well aware, running a fleet is an expensive business. You’ve got fuel costs to keep an eye on, plus maintenance checks, repairs, and more to manage. There are also hidden costs that, if left unchecked, can swiftly add up.
Seeing speeding cars cutting corners and running red lights may look exhilarating in movies, but this type of driving doesn’t have a place on real-life roads. In real life, this is called aggressive driving, and it can pose serious problems to your fleet.
Curtailing aggressive driving in fleets may seem like it’s easier said than done—especially since, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA), 80% of drivers have admitted to aggressive behaviors on the road at least once in a given year.Read More »4 Cost Savings from Smarter Driving in Fleets
Being an owner-operator means being your own business owner, and you’re probably asking yourself this April 2020: Should I run during the coronavirus pandemic? How will the COVID-19 outbreak affect my profits? Where can I get trucking loads?
Let’s take a closer look at your options.