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December 2, 2016

SC Johnson Names Fleet and Transportation Manager

Angie Popa has been named manager, fleet and transportation at SC Johnson.

June 16, 2016

Fleet Policy Is a Crucial Component of a Successful Cost-Control Strategy

The overwhelming majority of drivers want to do what’s right for the company; however, just because your company implements a written fleet policy doesn’t mean drivers are following it. A common problem is the fleet manager communicates policy to the drivers’ managers, but the word doesn’t get down to the individual drivers. How do you increase driver compliance with fleet policy? Here are 10 suggestions.

October 6, 2015

Halliburton Adding Telematics, Safety, and Compliance Solutions

Oil service provider Halliburton Co. will roll out a range of fleet management services under a multiple-year contract it signed with MiX Telematics over the next 12 to 18 months, the fleet management vendor announced.

May 1, 2014

Is Your Executive Fleet a Headache? Count Your Blessings

There’s no other way to say it, except bluntly: Managing an executive fleet is a headache. I am not going to say otherwise. But, if it is one of your job responsibilities, consider yourself luckier than others. Managing an executive fleet puts you in front of senior management and gives you an opportunity to showcase your value to the company. Here's how you can leverage this to your maximum benefit.

December 10, 2013

IRS to Focus on Auditing Fleets for Personal-Use Reporting & Compliance

Last August, the IRS announced areas it will prioritize for audits in 2014, one of which is fringe benefits, especially the personal use of company vehicles. Managing personal-use compliance is a headache. It is also expensive, with internal costs ranging from $35 to $75 per year per vehicle. Here's what you need to do to be prepared should your friendly IRS agent come knocking on your front door.

December 6, 2013

Telematics Case Study: DOT Compliance

Golden Flake Snack Foods wanted to develop a cost-effective way to ensure that the drivers of its 32 transport trucks followed strict new Department of Transportation performance and safety regulations.

December 6, 2013

Telematics Case Study: Reporting Mileage

Borets-Weatherford needed a more accurate way to report to the State of Texas the total miles driven and gallons purchased in order to maintain its International Fuel Tax Agreement license.

September 10, 2013

Donlen Earns Spot on 2013 InformationWeek 500 List

Ranked 178 on the list, Donlen was recognized for Donlen Logistics, a comprehensive suite of mobile and electronic logistics products to help fleets that operate trucks and equipment comply with Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA) reporting requirements.

October 5, 2012

Does Negotiated Employee Pricing Comply With Sarbanes-Oxley?

When the selling prices of used company vehicles are negotiated individually with employees, rather than sold at a fixed price, there may be a perception that not all employees are treated uniformly under fleet policy.

July 12, 2012

Regulations & Compliance Covered During NAFA Chapter Meeting

TUSTIN, CA – More than 50 fleet professionals gathered for the July 10 NAFA Pacific Southwest Chapter Meeting & Golf Outing, which included a presentation on compliance management by Tim Delaney, licensing department head for ARI.

July 12, 2012

NAFA Pacific Southwest Chapter Meeting 7-10-12

TUSTIN, CA – More than 50 fleet professionals gathered for the NAFA Pacific Southwest Chapter Meeting & Golf Outing, held July 10 at the Tustin Ranch Golf Club. Tim Delaney, licensing department head for ARI, provided a presentation on compliance management. Photos by Grace Suizo

May 7, 2012

Survey Says Fleet Managers Want More Technology Solutions But Few Can Adopt Them

MT LAUREL, NJ – A new survey of 147 fleet professionals by Automotive Resources International (ARI) found that although 86% of them said fleet technologies could make their fleet processes more efficient, less than half (44%) said they will invest in new technologies in the coming year.

July 27, 2011

A Double Whammy for Truck Fleets: Ticket ‘Inflation’ and ‘Malicious Compliance’

Ticket fees have escalated dramatically and there appears to be a trend toward "malicious compliance," all for the sake of generating revenue. It's not uncommon for multiple tickets to be issued for the same violation due to overlapping regulations and the 'latitude' of interpretation afforded to officers. Plus, officers are providing fewer warnings and increasingly citing minor infractions, especially equipment violations. Increased citations negatively impact a fleet's DOT rating under CSA.

June 17, 2011

Complaint Protocol for AMR's Van Service Subcontractors Proves Successful

HOUSTON - The Medicaid response fleet subcontracts to 32 companies in Texas, one of which is A&A Transportation.

October 11, 2010

Most Fleets Unprepared for CSA 2010

SafeStat has been replaced by Comprehensive Safety Analysis (CSA) 2010, which applies to all truck fleets that operate interstate and require a US DOT number. All vehicles that operate interstate with a 10,001-lb. combined GVWR or greater are covered by CSA 2010. This regulatory enforcement change will create a monumental sea change in how truck fleets manage drivers, their fleet operations, and remain DOT compliant.

September 30, 2010

New ARI Brief Helps Fleets Remain CSA 2010 Compliant

MT. LAUREL, NJ - Automotive Resources International (ARI) has prepared a new informational brief for fleet managers and drivers who want to remain compliant under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's new regulatory protocol, Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 (CSA 2010).

September 7, 2010

J. J. Keller Honored by Coca-Cola Enterprises for Supplier Excellence

NEENAH, WI - Coca-Cola Enterprises utilizes J. J. Keller's products and services to assist in managing the compliance of both its DOT-regulated and non-regulated drivers and vehicles.

January 21, 2010

Florida Fuel Tanks Fail to Comply with Upgrade Deadline

TAMPA, FL - Nearly 4,700 fuel storage tanks operated by gas stations, governments, and businesses in Florida must be upgraded by the end of March or face shutdown.

September 1, 2009

Best Practices: Increasing Personal Use Compliance

What’s a fleet manager to do when drivers fail to comply with personal use reporting? Fleet managers share proven practices that emphasize policy, communication, and consequences.

October 1, 2008

10 Ways to Increase Driver Safety to Policy Compliance

One of the more frustrating aspects of a fleet manager’s job is driver ignorance and/or violation of fleet safety policy. One tip is to provide drivers easy access to policy documents.


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