Seth Skydel, Author at Fleet Equipment Magazine - Page 42 of 47
Driver retention: SEATS

The cost and time required to retain drivers is well known to most fleets.

Fuel saver

While fleets today are focused on offsetting record high fuel prices by adopting new technologies and operating practices, there are some tried-and-true solutions available

Improving Performance

ABCO Transportation is addressing how to specify and maintain its refrigerated fleet more cost effectively and efficiently in several ways

Productivity:

Spec’ the right liftgates for the job and maintain them properly for best performance

Net Gain

Specifying wide-base single tires is helping Con-way Truckload offset fuel economy losses and keep costs in check

Report card: tracking tire performance saves money

A good recordkeeping system to track fleet tire performance and costs is vital to making wise decisions

Wide-ranging initiative

The Colorado State Fleet Management agency is helping cut fuel consumption and enhance its protection of the environment.

Back to the basics

For Tango Transport, focusing on PM training is already paying dividends in lower operating costs

Application Specific: Alternatively Powered Vehicles

During the recent Hybrid Truck & Alternative Fuels Ride-and-Drive held at The Work Truck Show 2008, attendees had the opportunity to test drive as many as 14 new hybrid and alternative fueled vehicles (AFVs).

Driving Force

Meeting requirements for higher horsepower engines is just one way that Allstate Leasing is working to address customer needs

For driver retention: CAB COMFORT

Aggressive governmental efforts to reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions have focused on trucks in a growing number of states, resulting in new and more stringent anti-idling regulations.

Boosting service operations

While the space on this page is most often devoted to the latest light- and medium-duty vehicle developments, the productivity of these fleet operations is also highly dependent on efficiency behind the scenes.