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Lease or Purchase Comes Down to More Than Cost

Rent or own a house? Lease or purchase a vehicle? Since the advent of landlords, and lessors, these questions synonymously became intertwined for the usually confused consumer.

(L to R) Don Ross, Carolyn Kindle Betz, Bob Schurwan, Steve Bloom, Pam Nicholson, and Christine Taylor celebrate the opening of the former Fleet Operations facility in 2004. Photo: Enterprise Fleet Management

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Enterprise Fleet Management's Retired President Looks Back on Growth

Steve Bloom, retired president of Enterprise Fleet Management, reflects on the key milestones that contributed to the growth of the business that now includes more than 50 fully staffed offices across the U.S. and Canada.

“What excites me the most about the fleet industry is there are so many opportunities for growth. There are so many vehicles out there that are still unmanaged from a fleet-management perspective,” said Brice Adamson of Enterprise Fleet Management. Photo: Enterprise Fleet Management

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Enterprise Fleet Management Discusses Strategic Goals

Senior VP Brice Adamson now leads Enterprise Fleet Management, which has a portfolio of more than 470,000 vehicles and a network of more than 50 fully staffed local offices in the U.S. and Canada.

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Can Fleets Subscribe to a Vehicle?

For fleets, technology is enabling a more efficient way to use vehicles, increase utilization, and more precisely match the type of vehicle to usage.

McCoy

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LeasePlan's Director of Remarketing Retires

The former International Automotive Remarketers Alliance chairman and president was the picture of remarketing leadership. After nearly a decade as LeasePlan USA’s director of remarketing, Levi McCoy is moving onto the next phase of his life.

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Identifying the Right Funding Options for Your Fleet

Good times, tough times, no matter what the economy brings, when you replace vehicles, somebody must get paid. There are a variety of funding options available to fleets; here are some of them, and how to find the right one.

Pavelich

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The Impact of Rising Interest Rates on TCO

Fleets using open-end leases may need to reevaluate their total cost of ownership (TCO) calculation as federal interest rates continue to rise in 2017, fleet management company experts told AutomotiveFleet.com.

Photo of the Mike Albert Fleet Solutions team engaging in a meeting courtesy of Mike Albert Fleet Solutions.

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Mike Albert Fleet's New President Looks Ahead

Alongside the appointment of Jeffrey Hart as Mike Albert Fleet Solutions’ new president, Marty Betagole — daughter of the company’s former CEO — has assumed the role of Mike Albert Fleet Solutions’ new CEO.

President and CEO of The CEI Group Wayne Smolda (right), Claudia Smolda (center), and the rest of CEI's management team will remain with CEI as part of the acquisition. Wayne Smolda will report to Jim Halliday (left), president and CEO of Element Fleet Management International.

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Interview: Why Element Purchased The CEI Group

The CEI Group and Element Fleet Management North America will operate as separate entities.

Photo courtesy of iStockphoto.com.

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Introducing Xcelerate: Element's New Fleet Management System

With fleet data volume expected to increase 50-fold in the near future, Element has built an all-new technology platform based on Cassandra, a highly scalable, high-performance distributed database with advanced analytics.

Photo of vintage racing at Lime Rock Race Way courtesy of Ashley Enns Photography.

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Motorlease Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Founded in 1946 by Daniel Leary Sr., Motorlease is a family-run business managed by its third generation.

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Leasing Surveys And Whitepapers

Fleet Managment Insight: ELD Mandate

Understanding the basic principles surrounding the Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) mandate and how to meet its compliance standards.

Sustainability Best Practices

In the world of fleet management, corporate governance and governmental mandates often require a fleet to focus on sustainability as a key objective.

   
Turning Fleet Data Into Applied Strategy

There are five keys to success in transforming fleet data into successful fleet strategy. In short, success depends on the right combination of people and process.

Reimbursement vs. Leasing

At some point, every fleet faces an important choice: administer a reimbursement program or offer company-provided vehicles. This whitepaper will help you understand your options.

   
Sustainability Initiatives

In today’s economy, companies are constantly striving to identify opportunities that optimize their return on investment. As a result, saving money is at the forefront of every fleet manager’s mind.

Improving Efficiencies in Government Fleets Infographic

Cloud computing and big data are powering real-time vehicle monitoring in systems that capture a wealth of actionable information.

   
Cash Flow Management in Financing Vehicles Infographic

There are three key areas where managing your fleet can improve overall cash flow: lease options, maintenance and fuel products.

International Accounting

New accounting standards for leasing transactions are coming down the pike in 2018-19 and they will impact every company and organization with lease agreements.

   
Focused Fuel Cards

Corporate and government fleets have a number of purchasing options available to them to manage their fuel consumption and spend.

Harnessing Big Data

Today’s connected fleet generates a constant stream of data from the many activities involved in successful fleet operations.

   
Fuel Best Practices

In our ever-evolving landscape, optimizing cost-efficiency is one of the paramount priorities of a Fleet Manager.

A Leasing Guide For Fleets

While open-end lease structures are widely accepted in the U.S., this eight-part guide breaks down the advantages of closed-end leases and how this structure can improve your company's image and bottom line.

   
Selecting an FMC

3 Keys to Identifying a Flexible, Stable and Creative FMC.

 

 


 

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