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2021 Fleet Hall of Fame Call for Nominations

Nominations for the 2021 candidates for the Fleet Hall of Fame are now being accepted. The deadline to nominate is June 1, 2021. Please fill out our brief questionnaire to submit your nominees. Inductees will be announced at the 2021 AFLA conference.

How Working from Home will Impact Fleet

The pandemic has opened Pandora’s box on working from home – both good and bad. While it has yet to be determined whether this is long-term or short-term trend, it will impact fleet operations. As more jobs involving company drivers become permanently remote, it may result in less travel that will cause reassessment of optimal fleet size.

Call for Nominations for 2021 Fleet Manager of the Year

Automotive Fleet magazine is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Edward J. Bobit Professional Fleet Manager of the Year award. Submissions are due by June 1, 2021. The award is sponsored by Wheels Inc. and the Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA).

Fleet FAQ

President of Agile Fleet

Ed Smith

President of Agile Fleet

https://www.agilefleet.com/?utm_source=Bobit&utm_medium=FAQ
Director of Business Development at ORIGOSafeDriver

Matt Sheffer

Director of Business Development at ORIGOSafeDriver

https://origosafedriver.com

History of the First Truck: 1896

The first truck in the world was designed by Gottlieb Daimler in 1896.

The first truck in the world looked like a cart with an engine and without a drawbar. The engine, called "Phoenix", was a four-horsepower-strong two-cylinder engine located at the rear.

Fleet Incentives

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

Management Change at ServNet Auction Group

John Brasher

ServNet announced on April 7, 2021 that John Brasher will step down as executive director of the auction group, effective April 30, 2021. He leaves the post to pursue other opportunities in the industry.  Robert Sullivan, the group’s administrative director, will be named Interim executive director as ServNet’s leadership team conducts an executive search for a new leader.

Peterbilt Unveils New Medium Duty Models

The new Model 537 and Model 548 are built upon a brand-new customizable chassis and multiplex...

Peterbilt unveiled its new Model 537 and Model 548 trucks, designed for the Class 7 and 8 segment, and Model 535 and Model 536 trucks, designed for the Class 5/6 non-CDL lease and rental markets.