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August 2009 Issue

Automation Needed in Recession

Thi Dao

In a tough economy, wasting time equals squandering money. Eddie McCoy, founder and president of FASTTRAK reservation and management software, is well aware of this, and stresses that automation of simple tasks has become an important factor in creating efficiency, saving money, and succeeding as a company.

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Pay Up Time
Operations| August 21, 2009

Pay Up Time

With corporate clients and affiliate networks stretching you out, and even friends who farm work between companies, it seems that no one is paying their bills on time. Whether you must pay your bills or are owed for service rendered, the recession seems to be holding up all money. Learn survival techniques when nobody can afford to pay unless they get paid.
Is It Time to Mothball, Sell, or Return?
Vehicles| August 21, 2009

Is It Time to Mothball, Sell, or Return?

Each vehicle in your fleet directly contributes to your bottom line profitability. A productive vehicle is obviously increasing your bottom line while unproductive vehicles are chiseling away at your profit because there are expenses that continue even if the vehicle is underused. This includes insurance, vehicle registration fees, and even maintenance to keep the vehicle in good shape and ready to roll just in case.
Miles and Money
Vehicles| August 14, 2009

Miles and Money

Ownersite.com proves you can track and calculate your fleet maintenance for maximum savings. The recession is driving more operators to the accessible, online services. In the past two years, the company has seen a small slice of limousine operators show up on the Ownersite.com radar screen of 18,000 to 20,000 vehicles in the online database.
Radial Care: How to Choose and Use
Vehicles| August 14, 2009

Radial Care: How to Choose and Use

The practical primer on tire care goes like this: Learn how to determine the correct tires for your vehicles, what the numbers on the sidewall mean, what you can fill the tires up with besides air, how to inspect your tires, and tell when to replace them.
10 Things I Learned From Doing My Own Maintenance
Vehicles| August 13, 2009

10 Things I Learned From Doing My Own Maintenance

Veteran Philadelphia operator shares insights from a career of maintenance troubleshooting on limousines and chauffeured vehicles. A recession can be a good time for do-it-yourself approaches.

Industry Research| August 3, 2009

100! Who's In LCT's Big, Bad Black Book?

The chauffeured transportation industry's only go-to list of largest fleets is on its way to subscribers and the National Business Travel Association convention later this month. Rankings to be revealed.

Industry Research| August 3, 2009

August LCT Top Story: Getting Paid

Whether you must pay your bills or are owed for service rendered, the recession seems to be holding up all money. Learn survival techniques when nobody can afford to pay unless they get paid.

Industry Research| August 3, 2009

Grabbing Conventions

Some operators are taking advantage of convention work as a feasible investment that yields a maximum profit

Industry Research| August 3, 2009

Pub Page: Top 10 Travel Trends For 2010

Operators will need to adjust to shifting business travel demands, policies, and spending patterns to satisfy clients

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