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Save on Vehicle Maintenance by Outsourcing Fleet Management

Posted by Sarah Huber on Jun 2, 2015 4:08:00 PM

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Outsourcing Fleet Management to a professional fleet management firm is a practical solution for reducing the cost of maintaining and repairing your company's vehicles. At Fleet Services, we partner with a division of Leaseplan called Network to help our clients with vehicle maintenance, repairs, fuel management, and tracking vehicle maintenance history. All of these are factored into a vehicle's life-cycle cost 

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Topics: Maintenance Tips, Lowering Fleet Costs, Fleet Considerations

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Posted by Anthony Larsen on May 7, 2015 3:35:00 PM

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The morning drive and traffic jams are a commuter's worst nightmare.  The stop and go traffic creates a number of problems, which include the wearing down of vehicle parts due to constant use, fuel and time consumption, and an increase in carbon emissions.  In the United States Environmental Protection Agency report from 2014, U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory Report: 1990-2013  states, "31% of total U.S. CO2 emissions and 26% of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions were the result of transportation."  Transportation emissions numbers will increase as society continues to depend on fossil fuels, unless we make the decision to change our ways.  Individual drivers and fleet managers should all consider ways to reduce our carbon footprint.  We've come up with 3 helpful tips to start today.

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Topics: Maintenance Tips, Lowering Fleet Costs, Fleet Considerations, Driver Safety

Cut Fleet Costs With Managed Vehicle Maintenance

Posted by Jerry Condon on Mar 16, 2015 2:45:00 PM

Best Practices In Managing Your Vehicle Maintenance

Your Fleet vehicles require regular and cost-effective maintenance and repair.

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We recommend this be achieved via a managed maintenance program.  We have as our strategic partner in managed maintenance a global and national leader in this process – Network, a division of LeasePlan.  One of Network/LeasePlan’s facilities is located in the Chicago area, and we recommend to the leadership of all prospective clients that they visit and tour it as part of their information gathering process.  Such a visit normally takes a morning or afternoon to complete.  Please consider such a trip.  At this service facility, you would learn more about the following best practices that are part of our managed maintenance program:

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Topics: Lowering Fleet Costs

Fuel Management and your Vehicle Fleet

Posted by Eliott Fitch on Jun 18, 2014 4:28:00 PM

 

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fuel-fleet-managementOne of the most important aspects of proper fleet management is a strategic and well-organized fuel management plan.  Here at Fleet Services, we accomplish this for our clients through a system of fuel cards developed by a company called WEX Inc.

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Topics: Lowering Fleet Costs

How Much is a Penny Worth to your Fleet?

Posted by Brad Forbush on Apr 4, 2014 12:23:00 PM

To the average person, a penny is only worth one cent. But, if your organization owns and operates 30, 100, or over 500 vehicles, one penny can be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. How can this be so? It’s all in the math . . . let’s take a look:

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Topics: Lowering Fleet Costs

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