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How Fleets Can Avoid Staged Accidents

How Fleets Can Avoid Staged Accidents

Blog: Vocational trucks are susceptible to being targeted for staged accidents, which involves maneuvering an unsuspecting employee driver into an intentional crash in order to make a false insurance claim or to file a lawsuit against the driver’s employer.

June 14, 2018

Traditional Procurement Incentive Plans Are Counter-Productive to Good Fleet Management
2018 Global Fleet Conference Hits Record Attendance in Rome
2018 Global Fleet Conference in Pictures

2018 Global Fleet Conference in Pictures

Multinational fleet professionals from 31 countries met in Rome, Italy, for two days to discuss the latest trends and best practices in global fleet management.

June 11, 2018

Procurement’s Fixation on Hard Costs Misses Larger Soft Cost Savings

Procurement’s Fixation on Hard Costs Misses Larger Soft Cost Savings

Procurement initiatives to reduce fleet cost structure primarily focus on hard costs with secondary consideration given to soft cost reduction. Some procurement teams often don’t appreciate the sizable impact of soft cost reductions and how they can lead to larger hard cost reductions.

June 3, 2018

Mexico: Analysis of the Fleet Market

Mexico: Analysis of the Fleet Market

The automotive industry in Mexico has been growing each year since 2009, but 2017 was the first year sales decreased. Although retail and fleet sales declined, Mexican automotive industry continues to post strong export sales.

June 1, 2018

Commercial Fleet Accident Rate Reaches 20%

Commercial Fleet Accident Rate Reaches 20%

The annual accident rate for commercial fleets is around 20%. Even with vehicle safety technology proliferating, traffic deaths are on the rise after years of decline. The culprit for the increase in fatalities is distracted driving.

May 25, 2018

ADP Names Fleet Financial Analyst

Brian Woodson was named fleet financial analyst for ADP in Norfolk, Va.  He assumed this position in February 2018.

May 23, 2018

Pfizer Names Global Fleet Operations Director

Ivor Johnson has been appointed operation director global fleet at Pfizer. The pharma giant has a global vehicle fleet of over 20,000 vehicles in more than 70 countries.

May 23, 2018

Focus on Metrics That Enhance an Upfitter Partnership

Focus on Metrics That Enhance an Upfitter Partnership

Many upfitters are operating at capacity, necessitating fleets be extra attentive to specifications because any engineering change will even further delay OTD. It is times like today that reinforces the value of advance planning and the creation of fleet metrics to measure progress.

May 21, 2018

Commercial Fleet Market in Argentina Gains Strength

Commercial Fleet Market in Argentina Gains Strength

The largest fleet market in Argentina is among large multinational corporations, such as pharmaceutical companies, but there is also a strong vocational fleet market in food distribution, petroleum, mining, and utilities.

May 15, 2018

2018 Nissan Frontier SV Crew Cab

2018 Nissan Frontier SV Crew Cab

The Frontier is a capable work truck that can be used in diverse vocational segments, ranging from pool cleaners to gardeners to diverse tradesmen applications. It is powered by a robust V-6 and has a configurable cargo bed.

May 15, 2018

Fleet Market Flat as Ecuador Emerges from Recession

Fleet Market Flat as Ecuador Emerges from Recession

The strongest sectors acquiring commercial fleet vehicles are agricultural, construction, pharmaceuticals, petroleum, telecommunications, and consumer product companies. Car rental and government are the two top fleet markets.

May 15, 2018

Collaboration Between Procurement & EHS Can Yield Dramatic Spend Reductions

Fleet Incentives

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