Between rising operations costs, demanding customers, employee and supply shortages, and more, fleet management is becoming more and more challenging. The stresses of managing a fleet can be incredibly overwhelming. Handling constant variables and changes with finesse is becoming more and more important to optimize your team’s performance. If you are looking to tighten your […]

Depending on who you call, getting DIRECTV in your truck can be a challenging, painful process. It is all about who you call to get the job done.

Today, we’re filling you in on some basic yet tried-and-true principles that will pretty much guarantee that you’ll be an effective fleet manager. Over three decades ago, Stephen R. Covey wowed us all with the best-selling book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. In it, he wrote, “Ineffective people live day after day with […]

Learn about the skill set needed to be a great fleet manager and how you can successfully take on this role. A truck driver’s largest responsibility is ensuring deliveries are made on time and undamaged. But they are not the only person that holds any responsibility. While behind the scene, fleet managers put in countless […]

Learn about the key responsibilities, skills, requirements, skills, and duties of a fleet manager and what you can expect in the role. One of the main responsibilities of a truck driver is to make sure items are delivered on time and safely. But they aren’t the only ones who bear the weight of that responsibility. […]

Understanding the working conditions of a truck driver is essential if you are considering a career in the field. Whether you’re a fleet manager or are driving the big rigs, there are a large number of associated responsibilities. Working as a long-haul truck driver is essentially a lifestyle choice because workers can be away from […]

If you’re a good fleet manager, you’re probably always looking for ways to improve working conditions for truck drivers.  Fleet managers have a huge amount of responsibilities. On top of managing schedules, maintaining vehicles, and monitoring drivers, another important task fleet drivers have is finding various ways to improve working conditions for their drivers.  Fleet […]

Your job as a truck driver fleet manager is a lot more than just managing your team’s busy schedules. Being a manager includes countless responsibilities. Some of the most important tasks can include protecting and supporting your drivers—others include helping them improve and engage with their jobs. It’s important to remember that a motivated and […]

The times truly have changed. With the novel coronavirus upending lives, and the economy, the country can feel almost unrecognizable today from what it was only a few months ago. And, more broadly, transportation equipment has evolved over the last few decades, along with many of the faces, routes and sites seen over the road. […]

It’s about everything   For drivers, the approach at Decker is not about any one thing– it’s about everything. When it comes to enhancing compliance, safety and comfort for drivers, Decker breaks things down into three areas. There are “must-have” technologies like ELDs, for example, and “should have” solutions like communications platforms and safety items. […]