Mobile Workforce

Managing a mobile workforce is no easy task, but we’re here to help! We provide regular updates with best practices to help your company keep costs down and boost productivity while maintaining employee satisfaction. Read on for tips and trends related to the mobile workforce.

  • What Happened to OPEC+ Production Cuts Raising Gas Prices? Checking back in on oil, you may have noticed a few things. The price of gasoline has been climbing, but not quite as fast as we projected in our previous oil check. So what’s happened? And what hasn’t? Did sabotage, tensions and ship seizures in the…

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  • How the IRS Impacts Your Company’s Vehicle Program Companies generally think of visits from the IRS the same way people think of being served a subpoena. Whether it’s the possibility of an audit, or just … well, anything to do with an audit, not complying with IRS guidelines can be risky. And your vehicle program…

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  • What makes a car allowance taxable income? Across industries, car allowances have long been a favorite vehicle program. The reasoning is as simple as the program itself: a car allowance is easy to implement and upkeep. Which, for a company with hundreds of mobile employees, or just a handful, may seem like the way to…

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  • Modern Problems, Modern Solutions Driving down a slick, sweeping highway in Germany, Jeff copilots a car fitted with a multitude of sensors, an array of mobile devices tracking even the barest of movements. His hands, as you might imagine, are full scanning the many screens and jotting down information spewing from his test rig. Jake,…

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  • Is your company’s mileage reimbursement rate the best for your drivers? Mobile workers are an integral part of any company’s business. Whether they’re made up of sales reps, managers, consultants, service providers or a combination of these and myriad other driving roles, a company will not succeed without them. So when it comes to making…

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  • Does an accountable allowance vehicle program meet your mobile workforce’s needs? When it comes to vehicle programs, your company has options. Most companies don’t know what those options are outside of what they already have. But within those options, there are more options. For example, a mileage reimbursement program, or a Cents-Per-Mile (CPM) program, can…

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  • Iranian Oil Production Projected to Plummet as Middle East Tensions Rise The days of under three dollar gas may soon be gone. In a previous Oil Check, we mentioned the likelihood that the United States would end waivers allowing countries to import Iranian oil, raising crude oil prices and allowing OPEC to increase their own…

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  • U.S. Appetite for Fuel Approaches Historic Levels; Americans to Travel a Record Number of Miles in the Months Ahead BOSTON — Motus, the premier vehicle management and reimbursement platform, today released its 2019 Summer Fuel Outlook Report, which reveals key data related to fuel price fluctuations with a look towards how these changes will impact the…

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  • Take the Pedal Off Distraction This Summer Driving Season In case you missed it, April was Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The National Safety Council aims to raise awareness around distracted driving and avoid preventable deaths during this month. But it doesn’t end there. In fact, the Summer driving season is right around the corner. And…

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  • Companies that care about their carbon footprint can take these steps Carbon footprint is a weighty term. We all have one, based on the waste we produce, the emissions we’re responsible for. It’s no surprise that companies have the largest carbon footprints. Regardless of your opinions on climate change, no one prefers the alternative to…

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