2013: State of the Commercial Fleet Market
The most recent run-up in fuel prices and its ongoing price volatility is the top challenge facing fleet managers. Other ongoing issues are cost-control, sustainability, and minimizing liability exposure, such as distracted driving.
Fleet Car Maintenance Costs Increase 7 Percent in 2012-CY
Although costs have increased, many fleets continued to cycle vehicles early to take advantage of still favorable resale market conditions. This strategy has reduced average vehicle age and helped minimize maintenance expenses.
Emkay and Sears Usher in Maintenance's Future
Using a new e-authorization system developed by Auto Integrate, Emkay and Sears are bringing added efficiency to maintenance management for fleets and automotive services vendors.
The Early Days of Maintenance Management
Improved vehicle system quality and electronic diagnostic capabilities, such as OBD-II, have made managing vehicle maintenance an easier task for fleet managers versus several decades ago.