Cost Control

The Starter  Does controlling your variable fleet maintenace costs keep you up at night or make you cringe at the thought of reviewing your next set of key performance indicators (KPI’s) ? The purpose of this white paper is to momentarily seize the mind of the...

Previously published on beginners-guide-to-managing-small-fleets Your business is growing. As you’ve expanded, you’ve gone from one or two vehicles to more than five. While adding a few vehicles may not seem like much, whether you realize it or not, your business now operates a fleet. Entering the world...

“Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner.” —Les Brown  Motivational Speaker...

Take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly, and try another. But by all means, try something.” —Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945) 32nd U.S. President...

Recently, a semi came careening down our street, which by design is not intended for commercial travel, with trees, power, cable, telephone lines and a tree-hugger in his wake. Once subdued the driver stated, “My GPS sent me this way!” Whether your onboard with it...

Current State of Autonomous Vehicles As more and more vehicles with autonomous components enter the transportation landscape, the issue of repair and maintenance for those systems become more important for trucking fleets.  Complicating this challenge is the reality that autonomous technology is still in its infancy...

“Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them.” —Orison Swett Marden (1850-1924) Author, Publisher...

The shop managers flicks on the lights to start a brand new week with the thought in mind that he has X number of potential labors hours to use this week. Simultaneously he’s contemplating the precursors that will prevent him from meeting his utilization & service goals...

“The moment you accept responsibility for EVERYTHING in your life is the moment you gain the power to change ANYTHING in your life.” —Hal Elrod (born 1979) - Motivational Speaker...

It’s no secret that the mechanic shortage is as prevalent as the driver shortage, and the fleet that manages to retain its service technicians — and keep them content and productive for the long term — has a huge financial advantage. That’s because as the...