75 ways to cut your fleet’s fuel costs

August 16, 2013

With the “new norm†cost of diesel at $4 per gallon, fleets should be looking at every possible opportunity to lower fuel consumption. Like no other time in the trucking industry, every drop counts.

A tractor-trailer combo or driver able to improve fuel economy by a mile per gallon gained is huge in savings terms. The difference between 6 and 7 mpg on a power unit operating 120,000 miles annually is nearly $12,000. Multiply that for a fleet