Bill Gibson, director of national sales for ELMS, passed away on August 26, 2021, in Orlando, Fla., following a brief illness. Gibson is best remembered for his fleet career at General Motors, where he retired on April 30, 2011, as director, sales for General Motors Fleet & Commercial Operations. He worked at GM for 38 years, which included 21 years in GM Fleet & Commercial Operation, which included rental, commercial, and global fleet sales.
August 28, 2021
Learn why there's an uptick in catalytic converter thefts, what thieves are really after, and how and when they strike in this episode of the State of the Fleet Industry.
July 26, 2021
Three all-new global fleet industry honors will be presented October 28 at the Global Fleet Management Conference in Miami., which will be held Oct. 26-28. The three awards are the Global Fleet Icon Award, the Global Fleet Visionary Award, and the creation of the Global Fleet Hall of Fame. The awards are exclusively sponsored by Polestar.
July 22, 2021
Ergonomics must be high on the fleet manager’s “radar screen” because it can significantly impact the bottom line by reducing workers’ comp costs, improving driver productivity, and reducing fatigue-induced operator errors that can lead to preventable accidents.
May 16, 2021
Best practices in fleet safety facilitates fuel mitigation strategies, contributes to achieving corporate sustainability goals, helps to reduce workers’ comp claims, and lowers accident repair costs by reducing preventable accidents.
May 4, 2021
All stakeholders — from senior management to local supervisors — should be engaged in the process of managing driver behavior. A corporate safety program will not succeed without driver engagement.
May 4, 2021
Learn about the importance of risk management, safety best practices, and the accidental claims process in this 20th episode of State of the Fleet Industry Spotlight interviews.
April 29, 2021
Automotive Fleet readers weigh on a number of pressing fleet topics, such as fleet electrification, managing technology, fixed vs. floating rate funding, "smart" tires, and the differences between commercial and utility fleet management.
March 31, 2021
This is the final installment in a three part series that details the top trends currently impacting most commercial fleets.
March 25, 2021
Fleet managers are continually examining a wide range of initiatives to reduce the frequency of accidents, which run the gamut from vehicle selection to implementing advanced driver-assistance safety technology to innovative driver training programs.
March 24, 2021
Fleet safety is a dynamic segment of fleet management and based on conversations with fleet managers in a variety of industries, following is part one in a three part series that details 15 trends currently impacting most commercial fleets.
March 23, 2021
The proliferation of telematics, the trend to universal vehicle connectivity, fleet’s interconnection with the Internet of Things, and the emergence of smart cities will create a real-time avalanche of actionable fleet-related data.
December 15, 2020
The adoption of new onboard safety technologies, such as Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) is adding new complexity to fleet maintenance programs.
November 30, 2020
Although unscheduled maintenance increased due to extended service lives, prolonged inactivity during the COVID lockdown, and longer downtime due to parts shortages, costs were flat as vendors refrained from price increases.
October 28, 2020