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March 16, 2018

Upward Pressure on Fleet Costs Threatens to Increase TCO

Recently, I conducted a survey of several hundred fleet managers to identify emerging industry trends. One recurrent theme expressed by fleet managers was the concern that fleet costs are starting to experience upward pricing pressures. Here's what they told me.

January 16, 2018

Q. What is a fuel card? How does it work?

A. Fuel cards were designed to make it easier for businesses to pay when they fuel their vehicles. As fuel cards became more sophisticated, they also began offering businesses discounts and rebates plus the ability to track and analyze fuel purchases, creating the ability to control costs, making it easier to track expenses and enhance the bottom line without carrying cash or relying on inaccurate manual data entry.

January 16, 2018

Q. What are the newest data analytics tools in fuel management?

A. Data visualization is probably the hottest trend in fuel management right now...

January 16, 2018

Q. Are fleets moving toward collecting data on connected vehicles?

A. I think we always want to collect more data. Our partners and customers expect that from us...

January 16, 2018

Q. Is there a big appetite for the combination of fuel and telematics data today?

A. Absolutely. That’s becoming a huge need in the marketplace...

January 16, 2018

Q. One of the challenges I have is fraud. How can a fuel card help me stop it?

A. Fraud is definitely a big issue for companies managing their fuel costs. One of the biggest issues is...

January 16, 2018

Q. Is electricity the future fleet fuel of choice?

A. We are in the electric space today. We’ve got acceptance at a number of charging stations, including ChargePoint...

January 16, 2018

Q. What’s the future of fuel cards with the rise of alternative fuels?

A. Today’s fleets are considering all types of fuels — and robust reporting on these transactions is a must...

January 16, 2018

Q. Is security a big issue in the fuel business?

A. Absolutely, and fuel cards are a key control...

January 16, 2018

Q. How can fuel cards help fleets regulate costs?

A. Fuel cards help businesses fuel their vehicles, document and analyze those fuel purchases, and limit exposure to unauthorized purchases...

January 16, 2018

Q. What to look for in a fuel card?

A. Not all fuel cards are the same. Here are some popular criteria that fleet managers use when selecting a card program...

January 4, 2018

Lean and Green Ways to Save Fuel

Companies large and small are looking for new ways to reduce their fuel spend and carbon footprint. Check out these helpful tips for reducing your fuel bill in 2018.

December 5, 2017

WEX, Verizon Establish Fleet Card Contract

WEX will provide more than 25,000 fleet cards to the communications company as well as offer additional insight into its fleet operations via WEX’s ClearView analytics platform.

October 16, 2017

Q. What should fleet managers do if there is a fuel shortage during a natural disaster?

A. Fleets using fuel cards should have a “storm profile” in place that anticipates the impact of fuel scarcity. Prices may be rising and stations may ration fill-ups in emergency situations...

September 29, 2017

Webinar Explores Ways to Keep Fuel Costs Under Control

Explore the many ways fuel costs can get out of control and how you can stop it.

July 18, 2017

California's Climate Change Deal May Increase Fuel Prices

California's Legislature has voted to extend the state's cap-and-trade program through 2030, which could result in an increase to the gasoline tax and would codify the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) into law.

June 21, 2017

Forecast Is for Fuel Prices to Remain Low for the Foreseeable Future -- Maybe Longer

Conventional wisdom in the fleet market is often wrong. If we roll back the calendar, the conventional wisdom about fuel prices was that there would be ebbs and flows in price per gallon rates, but the overall price trajectory would trend upward. The flaw with conventional wisdom is that it only works when no new variables are inserted into future projections. A case in point is the shale oil revolution, which now has experts predicting oil prices will remain flat for the foreseeable future.

June 16, 2017

Freightliner Custom Chassis Touts Fuel Agnosticism

As a company, FCCC is strategically fuel-agnostic, currently building products powered by a range of alternative fuels, including liquified propane gas (LPG) and compressed natural gas (CNG) as well as traditional diesel and gasoline products.

April 3, 2017

Diesel Prices Increase to Start the Month

The price of diesel fuel in the U.S. increased for the first time in a month, ending a streak of three straight weeks of price drops, according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department

March 6, 2017

Diesel Prices Inch Higher

Diesel prices in the U.S. have continued to move upward with a minor increase last week, according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department.

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