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Readers React to Passing of Dave Funston of Mazda

Dave Funston 1959-2021

Dave Funston, manager, national fleet operations for Mazda North American Operations, passed away on April 1, 2021, following a three-year battle with colon cancer.  He was 61. Funston passing caught many in the fleet industry unexpectedly and they posted their remembrances of him.

Estimated 5-10% of Fleet Dollars Wasted Annually

Cost management is a constant, never-ending struggle for all fleet managers since every aspect of fleet management revolves around money. While there never seems to be enough money to go around, one of the less talked about aspects of fleet management is the amount of budget dollars that are wasted every year.

Pawlisz Named Fleet Administrator for HR Green, Inc.

Pawlisz Named Fleet Administrator for HR Green, Inc.

Mel Pawlisz was named fleet administrator at HR Green, Inc. in Aurora, Ill., where he is responsible for the day-to-day management of inventory, maintenance, assignment, and safety for the company fleet. Previously, Pawlisz work as a fleet maintenance analyst for Merchants Fleet

Mark Petersen Joins Syneos Health

Mark Petersen Joins  Syneos Health

Mark Petersen was named senior fleet compliance analyst at Syneos Health. Previously, Petersen worked for Element Fleet Management from 2019-2021 as the fleet manager for Allied Universal, which outsourced the management of its fleet to Element.

Creighton Retires from Holman Enterprises

Jim Creighton retired from Holman Enterprises/ARI.

Jim Creighton, vice president, strategy for the Holman Strategy Office, retired from Holman Enterprises on March 1, 2021, capping a 38-plus-year career with the company.  Creighton started his fleet career with ARI, also a business unit of Holman Enterprises, in January 1983 where he worked for 32 years.

Past PHH Canada President Passes Away

Past PHH Canada President Passes Away

Brian Hunt, a former president of PHH Canada,  passed away on Feb. 9, 2021, from cancer.  He was 69. Hunt joined Peterson, Howell & Heather (PHH) in 1982, a fleet management company headquartered in Hunt Valley, Md., which is now part of Element Fleet Management.

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

Zubie Announces Chad Caswell as CEO

With Caswell taking on the new role as CEO, former CEO Gary Tucker will transition into a role...

Caswell has been with the company for four years as chief technology officer, shaping and evolving Zubie’s software platform to become one of the industry’s leading fleet management providers.

Fleet Incentives

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