TAG SEARCH RESULT: How-to Guides

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June 15, 2016

Chevin Releases Fuel Cost Control Guide

Chevin Fleet Solutions has released a new, free guide to managing petrol and diesel costs called "Controlling Your Fuel Costs" that provides information on a range of strategies and tools that can be used to minimize fuel use.

May 20, 2016

How to Choose a Helicopter for Your Agency

Focus on the missions you need accomplished before picking a model.

March 2, 2016

How Fleets Can Manage Recalls

With recalls on the rise, it’s hard for fleets to avoid them. But understanding the risk — and creating a process for when they arise — can make handling them manageable.

February 12, 2016

Lee County, Fla., Featured in Knowledge Sharing Video

In Government Fleet's Knowledge Sharing video series, Marilyn Rawlings, CEM, fleet manager for Lee County, Fla., talks about being a woman in the fleet industry, bluffing when you don’t know something, and taking responsibility for mistakes.

December 1, 2015

Five Steps for Managing Your Fleet's Energy Budget

Energy consumption accounts for a large part of a fleet’s operating budget. Fleet managers need to look for efficient and long-lasting ways to reduce this expense.

December 22, 2014

A Primer on Natural Gas Fueling

Understanding a few key terms will help anyone sound like a pro when discussing natural gas.

October 20, 2014

Report Your Way to Improved Productivity

Whether you're managing the shop, equipment, or the budget, fleet reports can help identify efficiencies and make your job easier in the meantime.

October 8, 2014

10 Strategies to Prevent Telematics Data Overload

Here are some quick tips on how to avoid data overload from telematics.

October 8, 2014

How to Properly Implement a Telematics Program

What’s the formula for achieving the greatest ROI on your telematics solution? Taking time up front to get the right solution for your needs and ensuring it’s properly implemented.

June 16, 2014

How to Achieve ASE's Blue Seal of Excellence

The ASE Blue Seal of Excellence Recognition is granted to repair shops that meet specific certification requirements. Learn how three fleets earned their Seal — and how your shop can, too.

June 3, 2014

Outlining the Top 10 Fleet Management Mistakes

A trio of veteran fleet managers explained 10 key mistakes in the hopes that their peers would avoid these pitfalls at the Government Fleet Expo and Conference in San Diego.

June 1, 2014

Words of Wisdom From Public Sector Fleet Managers

Fleet veterans share funny stories, personal experiences, mistakes, advice, and what they wish they had known in their early fleet years.

February 20, 2014

Tire Safety Myths and Tips

Whether it's the middle of a historic winter blizzard or a scorching, sticky summer day, properly maintained tires keep vehicles on the road and running safely. In addition to the high number of tips out there to help keep the rubber on the road, there are also some myths that can get drivers in a heap of trouble if they are blindly followed.

January 17, 2014

Preventive Maintenance Then & Now: What's Different?

There are many building blocks in the edifice of successful fleet management. From vehicle selection to assignment, and from replacement cycles to policy, everything has its place. One of the basic foundations of any fleet operation is the preventive maintenance schedule.

December 10, 2012

How-to Video 5: Present Forecast Modeling Data in a Combination Chart

TEMPE, AZ – The final video of Aaron Alvarado’s how-to video series on presenting fleet data goes through how to present forecast modeling data in an eye-appealing format.

November 30, 2012

How-to Video 4: Forecast Modeling by Cost Center

TEMPE, AZ – Video 4 of Aaron Alvarado’s how-to video series on presenting fleet data explains forecast modeling by cost center. Periodic forecast modeling will allow fleet managers to see individual cost centers’ ability to stay on budget.

November 26, 2012

How-to Video 3: Combining and Separating Data Fields in Excel

TEMPE, AZ – Video 3 of Aaron Alvarado’s how-to video series on presenting fleet data details how to combine and separate data fields in Excel using the concatenate/de-concatenate function.

November 16, 2012

How-to Video 2: Embedding An Excel Graph Into Powerpoint

TEMPE, AZ – Aaron Alvarado shows viewers how to embed an Excel graph into a Powerpoint presentation for final viewing, which allows users to easily adjust the data later.

November 12, 2012

GF Launches How-To Video Series on Presenting Benchmarking Data

TORRANCE, CAGovernment Fleet has launched a five-part how-to video series on data use and presenting fleet benchmarking information. Aaron Alvarado, fleet manager for the City of Tempe, Ariz., shows viewers how to use exported data from any fleet system and put the data into an understandable, eye-appealing format.

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