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How to Defend Your Fleet Budget to Senior Management

For bosses who think you can get by with fewer trucks, there are steps you can take to gain their buy-in and help them see the true costs of running your fleet.

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Keep Realistic Fleet Expectations

If you don’t stay on top of the latest developments in mobility, battery technology, autonomous vehicles, and telematics, you are subjecting yourself to the whims of senior management who may be making decisions based on the latest trendy news.

5 Fleet Manager Challenges in 2017 and Beyond

As part of the annual re-set to a new calendar year, we polled several leading fleet managers to get their take on the top pain points they must diagnose in the year ahead.

Managing Fleet with a Long-Term Perspective

If you implement fleet programs that contribute to the achievement of overall company-wide goals, you will get the attention (and praise) of senior management. You must view vehicle acquisition, replacement planning, funding alternatives, and sourcing alliances with manufacturers and suppliers as high-level strategic corporate decisions. Without long-term planning, it is impossible to have a well-managed fleet.

What They Don't Teach at 'Harvard Fleet School'

If Harvard had a school of fleet, it would have lots of courses on vehicle selection, advanced lease accounting, depreciation, and maybe even alternative powertrains.

How to Change Senior Management's Misperceptions About Your Fleet

Fleet managers tend to get bogged down in the day-to-day operations and then wonder why they are not connecting with upper management. These fleet managers wrongly assume that effective fleet management is simply managing assets.

How to Help Drivers Deal with In-Vehicle Distractions

What are the best practices in developing fleet policies to address in-vehicle distraction? What are the unintended consequences of new safety devices that contribute to driver distraction?

How to Properly Implement a Telematics Program

What’s the formula for achieving the greatest ROI on your telematics solution? Taking time up front to get the right solution for your needs and ensuring it’s properly implemented.

Safelite's Fleet Reduces TCO, Doubles Sales

The company's fleet team strives to deliver year-over-year reductions in fleet cost per mobile customer served. Working with trusted advisors helps fleet management maximize supplier partnerships and enhance driver confidence.

Making a Real Difference

A great deal of our attendance this year was made up of risk and environmental, health & safety (EH&S) professionals from Fortune 500 companies. I hope that, as time goes by, we'll grow our fleet professional attendance as more and more of you realize that safety is an area where you can truly make a difference and even save lives.