Fuel costs play a big role in any fleet’s main operating expenses. Fleet managers and drivers alike should always be aware of the impact that their fuel usage and driving practices have on their company’s bottom line. Although the price of oil is fluctuating at all times, there are a few ways fleet managers and drivers can both take to minimize their fuel consumption, which can help save money. If you’re starting to take a closer look at your fuel’s overall costs, consider incorporating fuel management and some other best practices into your company’s culture. Read on to learn more!
Invest in Some Form of Effective Fuel Management Program
First, a strong fuel management system program will allow fleet managers to determine their fuel usage accurately. The fuel management solutions provided by Howard Energy give companies the tools they need to track down when drivers dispense fuel, how much they’re using, and which drivers are filling up their tanks. Simple-to-use key fobs make tracking fuel usage quick and simple while also keeping the fuel tanks safe.
Use Each Car Wisely
A business’s fleet can contain a wide selection of vehicles, from UTVs to golf carts to haul trucks and big rigs. Every machine has its weaknesses and strengths, and using the wrong vehicle for the wrong type of job could result in severe fuel waste. Always use the right vehicle for every task and follow the best loading practices to avoid oversized or uneven loads being in your fleet vehicles.
Keep All Vehicles Well-Maintained
Fleet maintenance will help businesses protect all investments in vehicles and equipment, but it could also boost fuel efficiency. Ensuring that every tire is appropriately inflated, oxygen sensors are fully functional, and maintenance concerns are fully resolved is an excellent way to bolster the vehicle fleet’s fuel economy.
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At Howard Energy, we fully understand how your business depends on a reliable and steady supply of gasoline and diesel fuel to keep your operations at its peak. As a family-owned, commercial full-service gas and diesel fuel supplier, Howard Energy has been serving companies across Maryland, Washington DC, and Northern VA for over 25 years.
Our team of experts has a thorough knowledge of the petroleum industry to devise commercial and retail fueling solutions. As a result, we use our keen insight to build strong partnerships with commercial trucking, construction, manufacturing companies, and more. Howard Energy is proud to bring our products and services to gas stations, car dealerships, marinas, and beyond – 7 days a week with no surcharge on holidays or weekends.
If you need cost-effective and convenient wholesale fuel and related fuel tank storage or monitoring services, contact us to get started. Call us at 410-647-1500, and visit our website. Stay connected with Howard Energy on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.