3 Keys to a Winning Truck Fleet Management Strategy, Safety Tips You Can Steal, and more!

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3 Keys to a Winning Truck Fleet Management Strategy

3 Keys to a Winning Truck Fleet Management Strategy

Medium- and heavy-duty truck fleet management presents many challenges. Minimizing vehicle downtime, avoiding unnecessary expenses, and keeping up with constantly changing compliance requirements are only the tip of the iceberg. Trying to solve these problems by using multiple vendors and systems only tends to make matters more complex. To manage your truck fleet efficiently, you need to implement a comprehensive strategy that accounts for the unique needs of your fleet as well as your company’s overall objectives.

Click “read more” below to find out the three things you need to successfully manage your truck fleet!

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How to Choose the Right Fleet Leasing Solution

How to Choose the Right Fleet Leasing SolutionOne of the main reasons to use a telematics solution is to track infractions that are indicative of risky driving behavior. Telematics data points that can help you identify your fleet’s riskiest drivers and coach their behavior to reduce your fleet’s accident rate include harsh acceleration and deceleration, speed events, and seat belt usage. Click below to find out how you can use that data to improve the safety of your fleet.

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7 Fleet Safety Tips You Can Steal from Successful Fleet Managers

7 Fleet Safety Tips You Can Steal from Successful Fleet ManagersAlong with meeting your business objectives, the safety of your fleet and drivers should be one of your top concerns at all times. There is always room for improvement when it comes to making your fleet safer and, lucky for you, Donlen has compiled a list of fleet safety tips that some of our actual customers used to improve safety and reduce accidents within their fleet.

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Donlen Named One of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Chicago's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For 2018All of us at Donlen are honored to have been named one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® by the National Association for Business Resouces (NABR) for the fourth year in a row. Donlen is committed to providing our employees with opportunities for growth and development because we know that employees who are fully satisfied provide the highest levels of service to our customers.

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Tom Callahan, Donlen President, Nominated for the 2017 Fleet Hall of Fame

Automotive Fleet and the Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA) have announced the 2017 nominees for the Fleet Hall of Fame award, and we are proud that Donlen’s President, Tom Callahan, has been nominated. Inductees are chosen by an online ballot, which is open to the public from now until Monday, August 7. You can cast your votes for this year’s inductees here.


Donlen Experts in the Media

Donlen shares opinions and advice with members of the fleet industry regularly. Today we feature one of the stories that we were involved in. Enjoy!

Q&A: John Korte — An FMC Talks about the Mobility Revolution features: 

John Korte, VP, mobility business development


Driver’s Corner

driving in the heat

For many places around the country, it’s a scorcher out there. With high temperatures and heat index values comes the risk of heat-related car troubles, including battery issues, tire blowouts, and vehicle overheating.
You can combat these issues by getting your car’s battery tested, making sure your tires are properly inflated, and checking all of your vehicle fluid levels. Learn more about what you can do to keep your car cool and safe here.


And Finally

lego car

Earlier this week, YouTuber MrBeast posted a video of himself and his friends driving cars built from Legos. While the crew was ultimately stopped by police, it was fun while it lasted. Check out the video of their Lego cars on the road here.

Have a great hoiday weekend and safe travels.


Originally appeared in FridayFleet on June 29, 2018