A fleet service manager discusses his methods for efficient servicing of last-mile delivery vehicles. His main advice: “Check everything daily. One simple problem will cost you big.”
Geotab and Deloitte discuss tips to engage in new data sets to understand electric vehicle state of charge, weather, and designated delivery zones with the goal to create more efficient scheduling for last-mile deliveries.
To ease the process of introducing a telematics system, fleet operators need to set up an on-boarding process that includes training, discussions on how the systems work, and how they can be beneficial to both management and employees.
With multiple deliveries per day, this small produce delivery service used routing software to create optimized routes for its drivers — without breaking the bank.
While large scale deployment of autonomous vehicles won’t happen anytime soon, it’s important for fleets to formulate their game plans now.
Providing thousands of visual impressions — and thumbs-up at stoplights — vehicle wraps are one of the most cost-effective marketing mediums for fleets. But proper design is essential to grab a potential client’s attention in 4 to 6 seconds.
Using the new Chevrolet Low Cab Forward truck chassis, this delivery fleet added a customized bed to better transport its power equipment to customers.
New York City-based Angel Aerial rents its diverse fleet of trucks and equipment to the film and TV industries — and has used its fleet to help the city in times of need, including after the 9/11 attacks.
Learn how these small companies customized their Ford Transit vans to fit their business needs.
Ford donated a “woodie-inspired” Transit van to provide Surfers Healing with a more reliable vehicle when transporting staff, attendees, and equipment to its surf camps for autistic children.
Idaho Youth Ranch has improved fleet efficiency through initiatives such as mobile technicians and electronic routing, as well as by adding new Kenworth T270 leased trucks to its fleet.
As more fleets are able to take their work on the road, custom upfits are providing a more comfortable and efficient workspace for employees — from portable desks to executive lounges with TVs, storage areas, and conference space.
After converting 10 of its Chevrolet Express cargo vans from gasoline to propane autogas, this beverage fleet saved approximately $10,000 in fuel costs in less than a year.
Featuring a photo so detailed it reveals a mosquito's hairs, this startup mosquito pest control company's vehicle wrap stands out on the road, helping to market its brand and business.
This cross-country service fleet uses engine calibration technology to control each van’s top speed — improving driver safety and fuel usage.