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Four things you need to know to control fuel costs!


April 11, 2012

Fuel costs are increasing by the day with no sign of letting up and these increasing costs along with inefficient asset utilization are having a dramatic impact on the margins of organizations with fleet operations.

Fortunately, there are a number of initiatives fleet operators can implement now to quickly mitigate the rising costs of fuel. Download Descartes’ educational whitepaper, Reducing Fuel Cost: Four Things You Need to Know & Can Act on Today, to learn about key factors that can help your organization optimize fleet operations and save significantly on the cost of fuel.

Today’s cloud-based, pay-as-you-go solutions provide businesses with a quick, easy to access solution and enables them to avoid having to make significant upfront capital investments or have to worry about deploying software solutions locally. As the battle to control fuel costs continues, there is no question that new routing, mobile and telematics technology are essential tools for survival.

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