When acquiring long-term vehicles for your company, you’re typically faced with two options: factory ordering or ordering out-of-stock. Each process has its place in managing a fleet. This guide walks through the advantages and disadvantages of each process, tips for successful order planning, and what you can do to fill the gaps when you have unexpected or seasonal vehicle needs.
March 20, 2020
ARI has promoted Craig Pierce — who was previously responsible for the organization’s sales efforts throughout the western region — to vice president of U.S. Sales.
February 10, 2020
Under the agreement, Merchants will provide vehicle leasing and services to ServiceMaster’s core fleet of more than 10,000 vehicles.
January 21, 2020
Joseph Holman, chairman emeritus of Holman Enterprises, passed away on Dec. 12. He was 93.
December 16, 2019
The Federal Reserve announced a quarter-point interest rate reduction yesterday, its third such move this year. The target federal funds rate now stand at 1.5% after starting the year at 2.25%.
October 31, 2019
Since its founding in 1969, AFLA has grown to be the voice of the commercial fleet market equally representing all fleet professionals. AFLA has its sights set on evolving into a more far-reaching North American fleet association.
August 19, 2019
Bernice Siegel Singer, who founded what would become Merchants Fleet, has died at her home in Manchester, N.H. She was 94.
June 5, 2019
The Internal Revenue Service update of the depreciation limits for higher-priced passenger vehicles should have minimal impact on commercial leasing, fleet management company executives said.
May 24, 2019
Rainn Wilson, who is best known for his portrayal of Dwight Schrute in The Office, will provide the closing keynote for AFLA 2019.
May 21, 2019
Mary Sticha, a veteran fleet management company executive who held leadership roles with two prominent industry associations, retired earlier this year.
May 8, 2019
Element Fleet Management Corp. recorded a profitable first quarter, as it strengthened its balance sheet with $150 million in planned benefits from its company transformation plan that was announced in October.
May 7, 2019
Merchants Fleet has launched and innovation department and hired Lisa Bonacci as its director, the Hooksett, N.H.-based fleet management company has announced.
March 21, 2019
LeasePlan Canada will be partnering with Alliance Inspection Management (AiM) for its off-lease vehicle inspections within the Canadian market to increase transparency and trust in transactions.
March 18, 2019
Donlen has been selected as one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation for 2018 by the National Association of Business Resources.
March 13, 2019
ARI's business intelligence and analytics team leader will offer his perspective about trends in the commercial fleet sector during a panel discussion at the Work Truck Show next week, the Mount Laurel, N.J.-based fleet management company announced.
February 28, 2019