Businesses located in Central and South Texas must protect employees, customers, and property during Hurricane season. The season begins in June and runs through the end of November. This means staying vigilant almost half the year. You need a plan should a storm threaten the Texas coast with heavy rains, flooding or tornados.
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Whether you fill up at a station, have equipment fueled onsite, or have your own tank - fuel quality is important. After all, fuel is vital to your operations and the health of your equipment. But maintaining fuel quality isn’t easy, as water from rain, condensation, or humidity can make its way into your tank. Fuel quality issues aren’t always easy to spot either. In fact, a lot of businesses have contaminated fuel and don’t even know it. That’s why it’s important to learn about the signs of poor fuel quality and how to address them.
Operating a business with fleet vehicles comes with its many challenges. Understanding your business fueling goals and choosing the right management system will optimize your fuel consumption and simplify your accounting procedures.
What if you could fuel your fleet, monitor your fuel inventory and access your billing, all with one system? Here, we will detail the benefits of using our fleet fuel management system and how you can improve your daily operations.
Are you in the market for a new wholesale fuel supplier? Choosing one poses many questions, but if you follow these suggestions, you and your company will be sure to make the right choice.
In these uncertain times, trucking companies and companies with small fleets have been a life force for many businesses that have depended on delivery of services and products. Without them we wouldn’t have had groceries or other needed supplies during this Covid 19 pandemic. Today and everyday, we depend on truckers to be on the roads taking care of these necessary deliveries. From large trucking companies to the small family owned fleets, fuel supply should not be an added worry.
As a decision maker who deals with employees who require your money to do their job, you need to find ways to ensure that when your financial resources are in an employee’s hands, you maintain control over how those resources are used.
When you have drivers and other employees who need fuel, you have several choices. You can let the employees’ expense those costs out of their own pockets and then reimburse them later upon receipt. Or you can hand over a credit card or a fuel card and trust that employees won’t take advantage by spending your money on unapproved items. Another choice is to enroll your business in a trusted, reputable company that issues fleet cards.
Fuel costs are an unfortunate necessity of doing business for most businesses today. Fleet managers are well aware that fuel expenses can account for some of the biggest expenses in the budget. The pressure is always on to reduce expenses and find fuel costs savings that will add profit to the company’s bottom line. That’s where on-site fueling service comes into play!
The financial cost of fuel, the time it takes to fill tanks, and resources used to fill up company vehicles and equipment are often bettered leveraged through convenient, on-site fueling services.
Fleet Managers are tasked with answering a tough question. Is on-site fueling service worth it for my company? There are many variables to take into consideration. Deciding on whether to invest in on-site fueling can be dependent on company size, current company fueling needs, projected fueling needs, current company equipment and infrastructure just to name a few.
On-site fueling and service is an investment. Cost of equipment, tank installation, along with continued ongoing maintenance and monitoring needs to be accounted for when deciding if and when to invest. The return on the investment will be actualized with a reduction in fuel costs. The savings can be significant if done correctly.
Online account management of your company’s fuel purchases allows you to optimize fuel usage, increase accountability and maximize cost savings for your business. Online account management puts you in the driver’s seat with the ability to track fuel purchases at your finger tips.
Fleet managers looking for ways to control expenses should look to fleet fueling as the ideal solution to control and track fuel consumption, improve employee expense management and make the entire process more efficient.