Managing the Financial Side of Commercial Fleets


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October 24, 2008

Vehicle Quality is Up, But So is Cost per Repair

Vehicle quality has improved dramatically with fleets experiencing a decline in the frequency of vehicle repairs. However, the average cost of repairs has been increasing. The forecast is for the cost of fleet maintenance to increase again in 2009. There are five factors exerting upward pressure on cost per repair.

March 1, 2008

ServiceMaster Fleet Management Team Delivers Service and Savings

Customer service, maintenance management, asset management, and engineering design are key best practices for a company that serves 10.5 million U.S. residential and commercial customers.

February 27, 2008

Dossier Software Users Group 20th Annual Meeting

BURLINGTON, N.J. – The Dossier User Group will hold its annual meeting on Apr. 30 and May 1 at Harrah’s Las Vegas. The Dossier Users Group is an independent organization of fleet professionals whose common interest is their use of Dossier maintenance management software from Arsenault Associates.

February 19, 2008

Tire & PM Costs Increase Car Maintenance

Increased cost of replacement tires and PM caused car maintenance expenses in 2007 to increase slightly higher than the prior year. Tire costs were up 4-7 percent, while PM expenses increased 10 percent. Other costs remained flat.

February 7, 2008

Ford Pickups, Vans to Feature In-Dash Computers

CHICAGO --- Ford is further expanding its "smart" features for truck customers, announcing a collection of technologies for F-Series trucks and commercial E-Series vans that will help make business owners more productive and successful.

January 1, 2008

How Will Future Residual Values Impact Hybrid

While hybrids can reduce fleet fuel expense, the two other major fleet expenses — maintenance/repair and depreciation — must also be considered to determine if hybrids are the answer to reducing overall fleet costs.

December 20, 2007

Emkay Launches Industry-First Maintenance History Available to Auctions and Wholesale Dealers through Internet Site

ITASCA, IL – EMKAY, Inc., a nationwide full-service fleet leasing and management company, has launched an online tool for auctions/wholesale dealers to view Web-based vehicle maintenance history.

September 1, 2007

Using Telematics to Manage Truck Fleets

Fleet managers describe how the ability to track vehicle location, gas consumption, and preventive maintenance has benefited their fleets.

July 1, 2007

Needs Can Trump Costs in Sourcing

The trend is difficult to ignore. Increasingly, companies are sourcing fleet management programs through purchasing departments, and sometimes fleet needs get short shrift in the process.


Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.


Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

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Don Fenton began his fleet sales career at Nickey Chevrolet in Chicago in 1957 as a fleet sales executive. In 1967, he joined Long Chevrolet as director of fleet sales operations.

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