#4- Idiot-proofing your fleet: Avoiding the 10 dumbest mistakes you can make managing your fleet fuel expenses.

May 13, 2011

Over the past few days, we have talked about a few simple things fleet fuel managers can do to avoid costly mistakes. Today, we are talking about. . . 

4. Assuming Management Knows What You’re Doing

Toot your own horn. Show your boss how success you are.

The Problem- Fleet reports don’t always make it to upper management without being lumped into larger budgets, so fleet managers shouldn’t be afraid to let the boss know what they’re really accomplishing.

The Solution- When it comes to the big budget reports on your company’s bottom line, the guys at the top understands one thing: savings.  If you can tell management that you’ve saved their fleet 15% on total fueling expenses, they’ll stand up and take notice. 

 

Come back Monday for our response to the #5 mistake you can make managing your fleet fuel expenses.

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