Looking to Optimize Your Operations and Cost? Start With a Fleet Assessment.

Why your fleet needs a fleet assessment

There are more moving parts in fleet management than ever before — and we’re not just talking about your assets themselves. Amid never-ending data and day-to-day operational demands, even the most diligent fleet managers can miss opportunities for creating new efficiencies. That’s where our Fleet Assessment comes in.  Onward’s experts have worked as in-house fleet…

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Navigate DOT Audits With Onward

DOT Audits Guide for Commercial Fleets

Over the last decade, the likelihood of receiving a Department of Transportation (DOT) audit has increased. But just because they’re more common doesn’t make them any less of a hassle. Audits typically come with no notice, which can leave busy fleet managers scrambling to complete all necessary documentation — and no matter the audit type,…

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[Chart]: Many 2023 Vehicle Ordering Windows Are Opening Soon

When it comes to vehicle acquisition, fleets have a few clear routes: ordering from the factory, purchasing from dealer stock or leasing. Many fleets are exploring leasing to secure more favorable financing terms and reduce acquisition costs; we’ll talk all about leasing in a blog post coming next month. But for fleets looking to purchase…

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Why ‘Go Onward?’ Explore Our Approach to Fleet Solutions

How to find the right fleet management company

In a recent large-scale survey, global fleet managers said they hoped to shave 5.5% from their costs this year. In the U.S., we’re finally experiencing some good news after two years of pandemic-driven uncertainty. But the fleet management landscape is ever-evolving, and reducing the cost per mile takes a nuanced, dynamic approach. What does that…

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2023 Fleet Industry Trends: Finally, Some Good News

2023 Fleet Management Trends

As the fleet industry settles into Q1, we’re already seeing several dynamics take shape. Some, like supply chain issues and labor shortages, are stubborn holdovers from the pandemic years. But others, like a slew of upcoming EV incentives, are providing some much-needed good news for the fleet industry. And after a three-year wild ride, we…

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How is Telematics Used in Fleet Management?


Q: What do you get when you combine communications, computer science, vehicular technology, and electrical engineering? A: Telematics.    Telematics combines several areas of expertise to ensure that your drivers are safe and your fleet is operating at maximum efficiency. Telematics plays a vital role in every stage of a fleet vehicle’s life cycle by…

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Going Electric with Your Fleet

Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles (EVs) have been mass produced on the market since the 90s, but they are only now just gaining in popularity. Many companies have pledged to go all electric in the next 15 years, which means that more varieties of electric and hybrid vehicles are becoming available. With no end in sight for increasing…

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Fuel Management for Fleets

Optimizing Fuel Management

Anyone who has ever operated a fleet is familiar with the substantial operating costs. Even with technological advances that have reduced consumption, fuel is still responsible for a large portion of operating costs. Because of this, there are big opportunities for savings if fuel consumption is monitored and optimized. Monitor Your Drivers Monitoring driver behavior…

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