Thanks to the strong economy that the U.S. is enjoying, U.S. commercial companies have been able to invest more money into their fleets, and strong fleet sales are a reflection of that.
It’s impossible to attend great fleet events like AFLA and not get caught up in why is has helped make the industry so great, but equally exciting is seeing how much the association is ready to take on the evolving industry that is fleet.
You are missing out on some potentially game changing information when you don’t get out to meet regularly with your peers.
Fuel economy has been and will be the guiding force for change for the manufacturers as well as for our politicians for the near future.
By the end of next year, there are supposed to be over 50 types of plug-in electric vehicles for sale in the U.S. At some point in the recent past, it appears that everyone decided the time is now for electric vehicles.
Fortunately, underneath the endless piles of fleet paperwork and daily roadblocks that can make fleet a struggle often lays passion for the industry.
If you are feeling a little overwhelmed by the latest fleet technology, the fire hose of data your vehicles are generating, or by senior management questions about the latest headlines regarding autonomous, electric, or fuel cell vehicles, rest assured you aren’t alone.
Change is coming fast and furious to the fleet market. Staying on top of all the new trends and technology is a full time job for most fleet managers.
We’re about to launch the most audacious stage for the company yet as the Bobit family has decided to sell the family business to Westport, Conn.-based Gemspring Capital.
This year's Fleet Manager of the Year award presentation gave us a chance to honor some of the truly incredible people in our industry.
It doesn't matter if you are running a pharma fleet, a public sector fleet, a Class 8 tractor fleet, or a fleet of golf carts. Our analytics show that everyone is driven to find the latest information on how to keep their drivers, customers, and company safe.
Driving is a dangerous activity, and fleet managers have to work hard to protect their drivers' safety. Though the number of fatal accidents has decreased meaningfully from 2005, when features like backup cameras were released, death rates have been climbing again recently with the increase of distracted driving.
The market is shifting and you don’t want to be caught off guard. Pay attention to gas prices and retail buying trends, as well as the resale market so you don’t get caught with the wrong vehicle at the wrong time.
As technology progresses further, it will be interesting how the increasing connectivity and the internet of things (IoT) impacts vehicle safety features.
It’s a difficult thing to realize you need to make big changes in the way you do business. We all struggle with that in today’s climate.