Category: fleet fuel

Fleet Purchasing Policy

Most companies today if not all have credit cards. Most trucking companies need a way to pay for their fleet fuel. That’s not different than the rest of the fuel buying world, except it’s usually a lot more quantity. How a lot of them do this is by using a fleet fuel card. This is a good start to helping you buy and manage your fuel, but after that there are precautions you should take. I’d like to give you

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Where to Fuel?

Just like anything else in our lives fueling up our vehicles becomes routine. We go to the same gas station, pump the same gas and continue on with our lives without even thinking about it. What if you stopped and thought about the price of fuel or if there are lower priced gas stations in the area you could be fueling up at? Well here at the Sokolis Group we do that for you. One of the many services we

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Failing Fleets

During the third quarter of 2009 405 fleets failed. An astonishing 14,135 tractors were taken off the road. I repeat 14,135 trucks were taken off the road. That’s an improvement from the previous years third quarter. Considering prices for fleet fuel were at an extreme level that isn’t saying much.

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“Time Is Money” for Energy

Given the recent economic turmoil and fragile recovery, the old adage “time is money” has never been more relevant. In the context of the energy business, time is directly related to the rate of change. And, more importantly, an organization’s ability to either proactively address that change or risk competitive disadvantage through delayed reaction. As it relates to customers served by Sokolis Group, the rate of change continues to accelerate. We are seeing greater fuel price volatility, stricter environmental regulations,

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Inventory, Inventory, Inventory!

With head splitting speeds the price for oil this past year has gone from $33 a barrel in early January of 2009 to tipping the $78 mark these few days. Having such a fluctuation in fuel can make any fuel management team dizzy. Many factors had contributed to the ups and downs of the fleet fuel world and a main one was the crude oil inventories. Crude oil saw a minimal decrease in September, while the rest of the year

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Going Green: A Good Resolution

With a struggling economy, holiday season in full swing, fuel management and finding ways to go green may not be on the top of your to do list; but with the new year fast approaching it should be one of your New Year’s Resolutions, for a good fuel management program may help you make your fleet fuel budget. It may seem that implementing ways to go green will be too costly especially in an economy like the one we are

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Twelve Days of Sokolis Group Christmas

On the eleventh day of Christmas, my true love sent to me Eleven fleet fueling locations Ten fuel managers in need Nine alternative fuel products, Eight fuel buying buyers Seven fleet fuel auditors Six fuel dispensing islands, Five fuel consulting experts, Four mobile fleet fueling companies, Three Fuel planning programs, Two fleet fueling cards, And a fuel management company for me

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The Tweleve Days of Sokolis Group Christmas

On the tenth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me Ten fuel managers in need, Nine alternative fuel products, Eight fuel buying buyers Seven fleet fuel auditors Six fuel dispensing islands, Five fuel consulting experts, Four mobile fleet fueling companies, Three Fuel planning programs, Two fleet fueling cards, And a fuel management company for me

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Tis the season of giving…

Just this week I happily mailed to my client a $797 refund check obtained from their fleet fuel supplier. Last month, I happily mailed to the same client another refund check in the amount of $615 from the same fleet fuel supplier. Both refunds were the result of daily fuel audits that caught fuel pricing errors.

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