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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Overview of DOT Compliance

Compliance, Rules and Regulations Gears Turning

Operating a fleet involves a lot more than simply putting a driver behind the wheel of a vehicle and sending them on a route. Every time a commercial vehicle takes to the road, there are regulations set by the Department of Transportation to comply with. By utilizing our services at Onward, navigating the roads and…

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Unreliable Supply Chains

Shipping Containers

As 2022 gets rolling, the concept of orders not arriving on time is very familiar. Amongst the many challenges brought on by COVID-19, supply chain issues have persisted and are likely to continue for the foreseeable future. In order to weather the storm, organizations are finding innovative ways to collaborate and increase transparency with suppliers…

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2022 Fleet Industry Trends

2022 Fleet Management Trends

It’s no secret that everyone is experiencing headwinds in multiple areas so in an effort not to be too redundant, our goal is to provide some perspective and helpful ways to overcome the challenges.  We see the following areas that have impacted or may impact your overall fleet operations. Supply Chains Labor Shortages and Labor…

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