When it comes to picking a fuel card, the effects of billing cycles on your company’s operations are often overlooked. Naturally, the focus of fuel card research tends to be on discounts, locations, and controls, but your accounting team will thank you for finding the best solution for your company. To help you make this decision, we’ve outlined the pros and cons of the two different ways fuel card companies bill their customers.
As your company deliberates which fuel card is the right fit for your fleet, take the time to find the right balance of savings and convenience. Though various fuel cards may offer discounts at specific sites, you could be losing money if your drivers have to make a longer journey every time they need to fill up. Using a Voyager Fuel Card with universal acceptance can save your company time, money, and hassle down the road.
Hiring dependable and trustworthy drivers is essential to your business’s success, but how do you know which candidate is the best fit for your company culture? Conducting a background check during the interview process can pinpoint questionable behavior in a driver’s history and ensure that the person you hire can be trusted to represent your company. Here are some tips to help you get started:
With the increase in fuel card fraud, it is more important than ever to understand your risk and how to mitigate it. As scammers become more and more sophisticated, setting up the right fuel card controls and monitoring your invoices are essential to protecting your fleet from unauthorized charges. Fleet Managers should also take time to review their fuel card policies so they understand what will (and won’t) be covered by their fuel card provider. Here are a few tips to guide you through the setup process and help ensure your fleet is secure!
One of the most challenging aspects of fleet management is tracking your fuel card data, but it is essential for your company to monitor changes in your monthly metrics.
As your company outlines its fuel card program, you can minimize risk and waste by focusing on four key metrics: Your driver fuel card policy, driver controls, fraud alerts, and monitoring. To ensure that you're taking the right steps to optimize your fuel card program, P-Fleet has created this ultimate guide to support your team.
Finding the closest off road diesel station to refuel your vehicle can be a challenge, so P-Fleet has compiled a list of fueling locations as a service to the commercial driving community.
As scammers attempt new methods to steal card information, it is important for drivers to join forces with fleet managers to create a fraud prevention strategy. Though optimizing your fuel card controls is the first step to securing your fleet, drivers have the opportunity to stop scammers in their tracks by remaining vigilant on the road. Here are some tips commercial drivers can use to reduce fuel card fraud:
That wonderful time of year is here…businesses scramble to dig up old receipts, maximize their deductions, and ensure they’re not leaving money on the table as they submit their final tax filing to the IRS. If you’re feeling the pressure of all this paperwork, it might be time to consider what steps you can take to minimize your stress next year.
According to the FMCSA, truck drivers struggle with obesity at twice the rate of the average American (31% of the average population versus 69% of truck drivers). A combination of unhealthy food and lack of physical activity has a detrimental impact on the human body, but truck drivers can take control of their health by following these travel-friendly tips: