Managing the Financial Side of Commercial Fleets


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January 8, 2018

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.

November 3, 2017

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

October 16, 2017

Q. What is important to ask about when it comes to customer service?

A. Your contact options should never be limited to an 800 number...

October 16, 2017

Q. How do I determine if the leasing structure is right for our organization?

A. Not all FMCs are flexible when it comes to leasing plans...

July 5, 2017

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.

June 7, 2017

LeasePlan USA Hires SVP for Multinational Fleets

Heidi DiAngelo will manage international accounts, develop global strategies, and work with organizations to make international fleet management more efficient.

March 10, 2017

Mitsubishi Mirage Tops Cheapest Cars to Lease List

The Mitsubishi Mirage topped a list of the most affordable cars for retail leasing under a methodology that relies heavily on depreciation as a driver of total leasing costs.

February 16, 2017

Element Donates to American Red Cross

Sparks, Md.-based Element Fleet Management has donated $31,000 to the American Red Cross for disaster relief efforts, the fleet management company announced.

December 6, 2016

Fleet Success Comes From Sticking to Just the Facts

When it’s all said and done, there usually is a right answer for a particular fleet and the best person to make that decision is a well-educated fleet manager.

May 23, 2016

Ryder Expands Maintenance Options for Truck Leases

Ryder System has expanded maintenance offerings for leases with the company’s new Ryder ChoiceLease options.

March 4, 2016

LeasePlan Introduces Full-Service Leasing Plan in Europe, UAE

LeasePlan Corporation N.V. has announced the launch of FlexiPlan, a new offering designed to meet the flexible needs of companies with changing, fluctuating, or short-term mobility needs.

January 21, 2014

Fleet ‘Truisms’ — That Just Aren’t True!

Fleet management is rife with “truisms,” so-called conventional pieces of wisdom, that, although well intentioned, aren’t always true. Here are some examples of such truisms about which fleet managers can, and should, be skeptical.

July 11, 2013

Making the Decision: Owning or Leasing

For fleets that have traditionally owned their vehicles, switching to leasing can be a daunting step. But, with the correct preparation and the right questions, it can be a fairly easy process.

June 12, 2012

Strategies to Fund Fleets in Today's & Tomorrow's Economy

Interest rates have been at historic lows; gas prices, historic highs. Funding is tight, the economy is flat. What kinds of funding strategies can help fleet managers deal with this kind of uncertainty?

January 24, 2012

Lease Accounting Changes & The Fleet Leasing Industry

Newly proposed accounting rules will have a slight impact on the fleet leasing industry. Lessees and lessors should be aware of the potential changes.

March 11, 2011

10 Ways to Increase Fleet Policy Compliance

A formal fleet policy document is the foundation on which any successful fleet management process is built. Writing it is one thing, getting drivers and others to follow it is very much another. Here are 10 ways to ensure they do.

November 12, 2010

ARI Introduces Flexible Closed-end Leasing Program

MT. LAUREL, NJ - ARI Easy Lease is ideal for executive fleets, organizations moving away from a vehicle reimbursement plan, or companies who are looking to reduce the risk of unexpected lease expenditures.

July 16, 2010

Lease Accounting Rule Changes Draw Closer

The Financial Accounting Standards Board and International Accounting Standards Board will issue a draft of new lease accounting rules this summer. The proposed changes will significantly impact fleet balance sheet, P&L, and lease administration.

July 16, 2010

Short-Term Leasing Leaves a Lasting Impression

Short-term leasing is one option for fleets that need more flexibility and services than are provided by a rental company.

June 18, 2010

Donlen Names Lewis VP of Equipment Leasing

NORTHBROOK, IL - Mike Lewis has been named vice president and general manager, Equipment Leasing for Donlen Corp. Prior to Donlen, he held positions at PHH First Fleet, First Fleet Corp., and The CIT Group.


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Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Management And Leasing

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