This is a decision that many (if not all) fleet managers have to face at some point. It may seem like a good option, given the low mileage, but holding on to a vehicle with low LTD miles may end up being more expensive than initially expected.

Fleet Electrification | Utilimarc Blog

As fleet managers determine which aspects of their fleet can be fully electrified, they’ll need to turn to infrastructure planning to ensure that they have the charging capabilities to serve their new electric assets.

With great growth often comes a few growing pains along the way. And it seems the same is true for the utility fleet industry.

For the electric pickup to be successful within the industry, OEMs will have to work hard to deliver a vehicle that meets real range needs, and fleet managers will need to change the culture of their organizations to accept this new technology.

Our partnership with Sierra Wireless and its in-vehicle routers enables us to bring our clients access to AT&T FirstNet (First Responder Network Authority).

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It’s easy to keep the truck idling, but should you? Utilimarc wondered if it was time for you to kill the engine to save some coin.

What powers light duty fleets? | Utilimarc spotlight blog

Surprisingly, we discovered that not only are alternative fuel vehicles not popular in fleets yet, the number of them have actually decreased by 11.4 percent since 2012.

vehicle age | Utilimarc spotlight blog

The light duty service truck is a reliable workhorse for many fleets with its service body and GVWR less than 20,000. So, how productive do they remain and for how long?

When it came to straight wage, Utilimarc found quite a range of hourly utility technician wages — from less than $25/hour to greater than $52.50/hour.