Escalating diesel fuel prices in the news are as common today as predications of upcoming winter storms. Both can take a bite out of your business. Customer cancellations, loss of production time, maintaining equipment, operating your fleet to its full potential are all contributors of ol’ man winter.
Yes, we all know diesel fuel prices are killing your fleet management budget. For you fleet managers, diesel fuel prices are just hitting your fleet fueling costs it is also starting to increase other costs associated with petroleum products. Bridgestone Tire for example just increased a 12% increase in fleet companies tire cost effective immediately. Why? Increased costs in raw materials and energy costs that is leading the way to your fleet management programs costing you more to get the tires rolling down the highway.
We are all looking for ways to save money, especially with fueling prices on the rise. Hybrid vehicles are one way fleet management is turning towards to save money on fleet fueling costs. But how do you know if hybrid vehicles are right for your fleet companies operation?
It’s 2011 and Sokolis Group is all about helping your fleet fueling program in many ways. I thought we should lend some tips to you fleet managers out there that may be helpful. Here are ten tips for our clients and fueling friends: