HOOKSETT, NH - Congratulations to Stephanie Sloan, Fleet Coordinator at FMC Technologies for winning an iPod Shuffle in the “Premium Membership” contest. Thank you for listening to Fleetcast!

To celebrate its “Premium Membership” option announced in July, Merchants will continue to give away an iPod shuffle quarterly to one lucky Premium Member. Becoming a “Premium Member” of Fleetcast entitles listeners to receive email notifications of new episodes and listener contests, as well as Merchants’ bi-monthly industry Fleet Report newsletter. Subscribe today to be automatically entered to win.

Fleetcast launched in April of 2011 as a resource for professionals in fleet industry. Fleetcasts are audio and video files featuring interviews with industry experts about current fleet management news, as well as trends, procedures and best practices. Merchants strives to provide the fleet industry with a comprehensive suite of educational and analytic resources, continuously growing the online Fleetcast library.

Twenty episodes have been released with topics including The Benefits of Short-term Leasing, Leasing vs. Reimbursement, Right-Sizing Your Fleet In Today’s Economy, and Telematics Devices in Fleets. Fleetcast files are conveniently formatted for use on many devices and can be easily shared through email and social networking tools such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. User friendly icons on the Fleetcast website make it easy to share episodes with peers and colleagues.

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