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Tackling Diesel Fuel Stabilization & Filtration Issues

Fuel filtration and diesel fuel stabilization are some of the concerns fleets across the country face with infrequently used vehicles.

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Midas Evolves as Fleet Services Provider

In 1956, Midas opened as a muffler repair shop. Today, the company offers a comprehensive commercial fleet services program using state-of-the-art Web-based technologies.

Exception Reports, such as those provided by TireStamp,help fleets better manage fuel economy.

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High-Tech Solutions to Manage Tire CPM

With an effective tire monitoring system, fleets can lower operating costs, increase tire life, and improve driver safety.

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Forecast of Truck Fleet Management Trends: 2008-2010

The No. 1 factor is the ongoing high cost of fuel, in particular diesel, which is driving management demands to lower operating costs. Another huge factor that will influence fleets will be the 2010 diesel emission standards.

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What Fleet Managers Should Know About Diesel Particulate Filters

Developed to achieve government-mandated diesel emissions levels, DPF operation requires little driver involvement. The units are designed for long life, but must be properly maintained.

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Best Practices for Asset Management Functions

Best practices in asset management, including truck acquisition, maintenance, and other asset management services can make the difference between a productive, cost-effective fleet and a costly mistake.

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Coordination is Key to Responding to Snow Emergencies

The City of Westminster, Colo., learned valuable lessons during a December 2006 storm event that severely tested the City’s emergency response and fleet maintenance teams. Teamwork and training were critical to a successful response.

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A Long and Useful Life

Through careful use and regular PM maintenance, Los Angeles County Fire Station 92 has gotten 337,000 miles of service out of Squad Truck 592, which was still running strong when the F-350 crew cab was retired.

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Good Predictive Maintenance Begins with Tracking Vehicles & Components

A system to identify vehicles and components helps fleet managers analyze performance.The VMRS code system, designed by the American Trucking Associations, is an industry-accepted tool to make the job easier.

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Using Telematics to Manage Truck Fleets

Fleet managers describe how the ability to track vehicle location, gas consumption, and preventive maintenance has benefited their fleets.

Learn the latest on fleet vehicle maintenance from our news entries and articles. We offer product updates, maintenance cost stories, and company profiles.

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How to Achieve Affordable Sustainability
Sustainability does not have to be hard or expensive to achieve. Stainless steel, reusable oil filters can deliver immediate cost savings while significantly cutting a fleet's carbon footprint.
Boost Your Fleet’s Fuel Efficiency by Optimizing Engine Software
Reduce your fleet’s fuel consumption and save on your fuel spend. Your fleet’s fuel use is a top concern for the bottom line. Retraining your drivers only helps so much. Derive uses proprietary software to make optimized, vehicle-specific adjustments that result in big savings.
The 5 Financial Challenges of In-House Maintenance
There are several hidden but real financial burdens that are often underestimated when companies set up their own fleet maintenance program. Discover how putting maintenance in the hands of an expert can lesson your financial risk while improving vehicle performance, safety, compliance, and reliability.

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Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Verizon Connect will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

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