Thinking of the Newbies of the Future
July 14, 2014
A lot has changed in the past 10-15 years, so we can only imagine this momentum will continue into the next decade-plus. How will this change impact the...
Managing a Car vs. Work Truck Fleet
June 13, 2014
Work truck fleets run fewer miles than the typical car fleet, but companies hold these vehicles longer until they get into the costly area of maintenance,...
So, What's New?
May 20, 2014
Even though I have been critical (constructively so, I hope) in past years, after a good deal of thought, it occurs to me that NAFA needs strong continued...
Sometimes, a Mystery is Nothing More than an Enigma
April 22, 2014
In late February, virtually every member of the NAFA office staff received a new or additional assignment and a new title to go with it. All to meet the...
The Shortest Distance from Point 'A' to Point 'B'
March 20, 2014
This year, the Fleet Safety Conference will demonstrate the latest developments in technology and the use of predictive analytics and other metrics to...
Be Careful What You Wish For!
February 21, 2014
Despite the compact truck market diving from 2 million sales to 250,000, there appears to be ample competition coming. Most believe the compact truck market...
Fuel or Resale: Where Can You Find the Biggest Savings Now?
January 9, 2014
With mpg improving with each new model and prices at the pump receding, some are forgetting the more expensive depreciation cost.
Set Your Priorities for Another Challenging Year
December 16, 2013
Make sure that you not only learn about resale values, but you should be getting a free (customary for dealers and fleets) lunch at your favorite auction....
7 Ways We Can Achieve Recognition of the Values of the Fleet Function
November 8, 2013
From my own experience, nothing gets an exec's attention more than a testimonial on a potential money-saving idea. And, why not make the benefit come back...
Leveraging the Strategic Relationship Between Corporate Execs and Fleet Managers
October 31, 2013
Ever since the NAFA Fleet Management Association announced its Beyond Fleet (many hats) initiative about two years ago, I (and our entire staff) have been...