The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has the dubious distinction of being the greatest-ever disruption of fleet. Other past disruptions include two OPEC oil embargoes in the 1970s, the attacks of 9/11, and the credit crisis of 2008-2009.
By cultivating these skills, a fleet leader is improving the value they provide to the organizations they serve and will be capable of thriving in the midst of any business climate.
Today's video looks at maintenance and fuel transactions trending up; out-of-stock orders difficult to locate due to low dealer inventory; and certain vehicle classes being hard to source, such as medium-duty trucks, due to high end-user demand.
In early September, Spiffy conducted a survey that found 83% of respondents have traveled since the pandemic began, but only three out of 10 felt confident doing it.
The enhanced mobile application provides greater capabilities and flexibility for fleet customers.
The U.S. experienced an estimated 20% jump in the death rate between January and June 2020 compared to the same six-month period in 2019.
The proliferation of connected vehicle technology has created the capability to use vehicle-generated data in non-fleet-related business activities. Today, real-time telematics data is gaining a growing recognition as a valuable business intelligence (BI) tool for entities outside of fleet management to collect, integrate, and analyze business information.
This video analyzes uneven recovery in business activity for commercial fleet; progress by the U.S. government toward a COVID-19 vaccination; and return to work trends for businesses.
This video explores how COVID-19 is changing the industry's perception toward driver reimbursement; the change in fleet employee demographics and what this might mean for reimbursement programs; and the types of industries and companies that are more predisposed to offer reimbursement and why.
In the latest State of the Fleet Industry Spotlight video, Automotive Fleet Editor Mike Antich interviewed Patti Earley, CAFM, fleet fuel operations specialist, Florida Power & Light and NAFA President. They discussed fleet fuel trends, the industry’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the upcoming Virtual NAFA I&E conference, and other Association initiatives.