Managing the Financial Side of Commercial Fleets

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Meet LeasePlan USA’s Carolyn Edwards

With 26 years in fleet, Edwards is motivated by growth and change she sees happening within the fleet industry and the evolving role of today's fleet manager.

Photo of Callahan courtesy of Donlen.

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Donlen Rebranding Reflects the Changing Market

Donlen’s future product roadmap is focused on the serving the changing fleet market. It is designed to prepare its fleet clients for trends such as Mobility as a Service, autonomous vehicles, and the movement to a “sharing economy.”

Mike Albert Fleet Solutions offers a comprehensive suite of fleet management solutions and operates on a national basis with vehicles on lease in all 50 states, plus Puerto Rico and Canada. Photo: Mike Albert Fleet Solutions

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Mike Albert Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Mike Albert Fleet Solutions is a full-service fleet management company offering open- and closed-end leases, purchase-leaseback options, and a comprehensive suite of fleet management solutions.

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ARI Pushes for Open-End Leases in Europe

Technological advancements, as well as regulatory changes, may change the criteria of how fleets in Europe will decide between a closed-end or open-end model.

Prior being named CEO of Merchants Fleet Management, Keegan provided stratgegic guidance to the company about its long-term growth strategy. Photo courtesy of Merchants Fleet Management.

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Merchants New CEO Talks Mobility, Growth Strategy

Brendan P. Keegan brings a unique perspective as CEO, based on having served as a client, board advisor, and business partner. As a client, he gained firsthand experience of Merchants service capabilities, as a board advisor he provided strategic guidance, and as a business partner he learned the inner-workings of the company.

“What excites me the most about the fleet industry is there are so many opportunities for growth. There are so many vehicles out there that are still unmanaged from a fleet-management perspective,” said Brice Adamson of Enterprise Fleet Management. Photo: Enterprise Fleet Management

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Enterprise Fleet Management Discusses Strategic Goals

Senior VP Brice Adamson now leads Enterprise Fleet Management, which has a portfolio of more than 470,000 vehicles and a network of more than 50 fully staffed local offices in the U.S. and Canada.

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Fleet Leasing vs. Purchasing Decision-Making

There exist hidden opportunities with full-service leasing that are typically overlooked. The attention to financial details can distract from more significant benefits to fleets and their customers

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Can Fleets Subscribe to a Vehicle?

For fleets, technology is enabling a more efficient way to use vehicles, increase utilization, and more precisely match the type of vehicle to usage.

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Identifying the Right Funding Options for Your Fleet

Good times, tough times, no matter what the economy brings, when you replace vehicles, somebody must get paid. There are a variety of funding options available to fleets; here are some of them, and how to find the right one.

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The Impact of Rising Interest Rates on TCO

Fleets using open-end leases may need to reevaluate their total cost of ownership (TCO) calculation as federal interest rates continue to rise in 2017, fleet management company experts told AutomotiveFleet.com.

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Fleet Managment Insight: ELD Mandate

Understanding the basic principles surrounding the Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) mandate and how to meet its compliance standards.

Sustainability Best Practices

In the world of fleet management, corporate governance and governmental mandates often require a fleet to focus on sustainability as a key objective.

   
Turning Fleet Data Into Applied Strategy

There are five keys to success in transforming fleet data into successful fleet strategy. In short, success depends on the right combination of people and process.

Reimbursement vs. Leasing

At some point, every fleet faces an important choice: administer a reimbursement program or offer company-provided vehicles. This whitepaper will help you understand your options.

   
Sustainability Initiatives

In today’s economy, companies are constantly striving to identify opportunities that optimize their return on investment. As a result, saving money is at the forefront of every fleet manager’s mind.

Improving Efficiencies in Government Fleets Infographic

Cloud computing and big data are powering real-time vehicle monitoring in systems that capture a wealth of actionable information.

   
Cash Flow Management in Financing Vehicles Infographic

There are three key areas where managing your fleet can improve overall cash flow: lease options, maintenance and fuel products.

International Accounting

New accounting standards for leasing transactions are coming down the pike in 2018-19 and they will impact every company and organization with lease agreements.

   
Focused Fuel Cards

Corporate and government fleets have a number of purchasing options available to them to manage their fuel consumption and spend.

Harnessing Big Data

Today’s connected fleet generates a constant stream of data from the many activities involved in successful fleet operations.

   
Fuel Best Practices

In our ever-evolving landscape, optimizing cost-efficiency is one of the paramount priorities of a Fleet Manager.

A Leasing Guide For Fleets

While open-end lease structures are widely accepted in the U.S., this eight-part guide breaks down the advantages of closed-end leases and how this structure can improve your company's image and bottom line.

   
Selecting an FMC

3 Keys to Identifying a Flexible, Stable and Creative FMC.

 

 


 

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