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AFLA Adds Four to Board

The Automotive Fleet and Leasing Association (AFLA) has added four new board members, including Siemens fleet manager, Dejana's fleet and leasing director, the president of an influential fleet dealer, and the vice president of Fleet Street Remarketing.

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Storm Blasts East Coast with Blizzard Conditions

A massive winter storm known as a Bomb Cyclone has slammed the East Coast from Florida to Maine, bringing with it snow, high winds, and frigid temperatures that are creating difficult traveling conditions across a wide swath of the Northeast.

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Online Retailers Averaged 1 Million Returns in December

UPS is expecting a record 1.4 million returns on Jan. 3 after averaging more than 1 million returns every day before Christmas in December.

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In Memoriam: Who We Lost in Fleet in 2017

Among those who died were three past presidents of the Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA), the voice of the retreading industry, and several fleet sales managers from the Detroit automakers.



Former ABM Industries Fleet Manager Joins MORSCO

Prior to joining MORSCO, Amy McAdams was fleet Manager - project & client services manager for ABM Industries in Houston.



DTE Energy Names Director of Southeast Michigan Gas Operations

Mark Johnson leads a team at DTE Gas responsible for maintenance and repair of the natural gas distribution system in Southeastern Michigan.



ADP Names Fleet Manager

Filip Barker was named fleet manager for ADP in Norfolk, Va. He assumed this position in April.

Photo of Depew courtesy of Toyota.


Toyota's Depew on Fleet Sales in 2018

Fleet represents 10% of all Toyota sales. In MY-2018, two new Toyota models debuted, the all-new Camry and Prius Prime plug-in hybrid. Also, Toyota Safety Sense became standard in nearly all Toyotas in MY-2018.

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Meet Ford’s Michele Bartlett

A dynamic industry and the people she gets to work with every day are just two reasons why Bartlett has spent 28 years with Ford Motor Co.

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Top Trends in Executive Fleet Management

While the way fleets define and perceive executive fleet management has changed in recent years, companies still lean heavily on preexisting methods in executive fleet management as a way to recruit and retain top talent.

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Reducing Fleet Spend Using Fleet Management Software

See how Cox Communications captures its complex and disparate fleet and operational data across its divisions and operating companies and then extrapolates real-time information, resulting in leveraged acquisition costs and a reduced fleet spend.

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Why Local, Hands-On Account Management Makes Sense for Fleets of All Sizes
Outsourced fleet management, coupled with local, hands-on account management, gives advantages beyond accountability and transparency, improving efficiencies over the lifecycle of the vehicle.
Mobility: More Than A Buzzword
The term “mobility” has always been an intricate part of fleet management, but today it has taken on a whole new meaning. Today it’s a mind-set. It’s thinking; how to get the most efficient transportation that’s needed, when it’s needed, and for exactly how long it’s needed. It doesn’t pertain to a specific lease structure, or even stop at just vehicles. Rather, mobility is a customizable plan that allows transportation to happen efficiently and easily.
Special Edition: Strategic Insights 2018 Outlook
Throughout 2017, our team of Strategic Consultants shared some note-worthy trends they were uncovering for our customers, and provided actionable insights against these trends. This infographic provides an overview of the themes that surfaced in 2017, coupled with trends Element is watching in 2018.
Expert Tips to Consider Before Starting a Motor Pool
If you are considering launching a motor pool and sharing vehicles, don't miss this report written by fleet and motor pool technology experts. Bypass costly startup mistakes!
Optimization: Turning Fleet Data Into Action
It’s common for managers of a growing fleet to experience operational redundancies, spiraling workloads and higher costs.

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.


Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Verizon Connect will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

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Fuel Management

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