Search Close Menu

Tag Search Result

Outsourcing

Donlen has been selected to the 2018 Global Outsourcing 100 list in the Leader Category for the 12th time by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP), the fleet management company announced.

Read more

How to Analyze Your Sourcing Alternatives

Fleet managers must source a number of products and services related to the operation of a fleet of vehicles. Whether it is the vehicles themselves or programs to help service them, careful analysis of alternatives is critical.

Donlen Named Top Outsourcing Provider

Donlen has been selected to the 2017 Global Outsourcing 100 list in the Leader category for the 11th time by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals.

The Little-Known Origin of Total Fleet Management

“Total fleet management” is a generic, shorthand term used to refer to programs offered by FMCs that administer all aspects of a client company’s fleet operations. Have you ever wondered about the origin of this concept? You might be surprised to learn that IBM was one of the initial catalysts leading to the development of today’s total fleet management programs. This might surprise some in the fleet industry, because for the longest time, IBM has been the poster child of driver reimbursement.

Five Tips For Running a More Efficient Fleet

Managing a fleet can end up being repetitive and less than stimulating unless the fleet manager is bold in decision making and willing to act counterintuitively when it can lead to greater success.

The Fleet Manager Is Still Here to Stay

Fleet management will always be a critical role in any business or public entity that relies on vehicles regardless of the title of the person making the decisions.

New Category of Fleet Manager to Gain Legitimacy

For the past several decades, FMCs have employed in-house fleet managers in their fleet administration departments to manage client fleets, but were promoted from within the FMC. Now, we are starting to witness FMCs hiring traditional fleet managers. Does this make a trend? It is still too early to tell, but, what I can say is that it has caught our attention. My prediction is that this is indeed the start of a bona fide, long-term, industry trend that will accelerate in future years.

How to Audit Contract Vendors: Ensuring Top Performance

With fewer in-house resources available to fleet managers than ever, a key remedy is to outsource what can't be done internally. However, once the contract is signed, performance must be measured, and vendors held accountable.

6 Innovative Cost-Reduction Strategies

By now, most fleet managers know where to look to cut costs, such as reducing supplier rates, tracking fuel costs, and managing depreciation. A few other areas can provide additional, innovative cost-saving strategies.