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4 Major Advantages CFN Cardlocks Have Over the Competition

By P-Fleet Staff on Oct 16, 2020 7:00:00 AM

The Commercial Fueling Network (CFN) is a collection of cardlock fuel sites designed specifically for commercial fleets. As such, these locations offer several advantages for businesses that other stations do not offer. These advantages range from discount prices to locations designed for larger vehicles. Below, we cover four of the biggest advantages you can expect when using these sites.

Topics: CFN
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Use Off Road Diesel or Apply for a Refund

By P-Fleet Staff on Oct 15, 2020 12:30:00 PM

Fuel taxes comprise at least 20% of the price per gallon. While federal excise taxes are just above $0.18 and $0.24 per gallon for gas and diesel, respectively, diesel fuel taxes and gas taxes by state vary. The collection of these taxes is intended for the repair and maintenance of our roads and highways which is critical for commercial trucking fleets. But what about fleets and businesses that have off road equipment? These companies have two options. They can purchase off-road diesel which doesn't include fuel excise taxes or apply for a fuel tax refund. 

Topics: Fuel Prices IFTA/Taxes
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Top 10 Reasons to Choose a Universal Gas Card for Your Fleet

By Piper Bloom on Nov 26, 2019 8:17:00 AM

There are many factors to consider when choosing a universal gas card for your business. It should be convenient for your drivers, have a fee structure that is straightforward and fair, and offer protections against misuse and fraud. But with so many different options available, it can be hard to decide which one is the best fit. So what sets these cards apart? Here are the top ten benefits that this popular universal gas card offers your business:

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Where to Find Red Dye Diesel in California

By Piper Bloom on Nov 19, 2019 10:15:00 AM

For companies operating in California, it's especially important to take advantage of the tax savings of red dyed diesel. The program allows you to purchase fuel for off-road use, and exempts you from paying the on-road taxes from the moment of purchase, rather than filing for a refund later. 

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Reduce Driver Turnover and Its Impact on your Fleet

By Piper Bloom on Nov 14, 2019 9:30:00 AM

One of the biggest challenges business fleets face is keeping things running smoothly despite driver turnover. Especially in the trucking industry, your management team must prepare for fluctuations in staff. Research shows that nearly one-third of new drivers will quit in 90 days, and half within the first six months of joining a new company. Preparing for this inevitability will help reduce stress and secure your fleet despite driver turnover!

Topics: Drivers Fleet Management
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How Business Gas Credit Cards Support Each Department

By Piper Bloom on Nov 12, 2019 9:16:23 AM

Business gas credit cards can simplify things for your drivers, but they also have a positive effect on almost every department in your company. By minimizing the work needed to track fuel spending, monitor employees, and file taxes, these cards allow your team to devote more time to the efforts that matter most.

Topics: Fleet Management
7 min read

CFN: Everything You Need to Know

By Piper Bloom on Nov 8, 2019 8:40:19 AM

For businesses that are considering a fuel card program, the term CFN has probably come up in searches and conversations. For fleets of all sizes, this is one of the most popular fuel card options to consider. It supports businesses along the West Coast and provides discounts at over 3,000 locations. To learn more about how a CFN program can save you time and money, reach out to P-Fleet today!

Topics: CFN
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What is a Fleetcard and How Does it Support Your Business?

By Piper Bloom on Nov 6, 2019 8:56:35 AM

Whether your company has 3 vehicles or 300, it’s essential to implement systems to monitor spending and simplify your accounting. A fleetcard provides support for your business through tracking and reporting, as well as allowing you to implement customized controls based on the needs of your business. The programs also simplify turnover for your employees and can provide an additional line of credit to improve cash flow, all of which help you to optimize and expand your business.

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How to Market a Trucking Company

By Piper Bloom on Nov 1, 2019 9:30:00 AM

After you get your business up and running by finding clients on load boards, it’s essential to start drumming up some repeat business. The best way to make a stable income as a trucker is to find dedicated clients who will repeatedly use your services. These ideas will help you understand the basics of how to market a trucking company so you can start growing your business!

Topics: Drivers