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
Kimberly Fisher of NOV Inc. discusses best practices in identifying upfit solutions by global region, transferring equipment to new chassis when vehicles are replaced, and the value of networking between peers and suppliers in this Global Fleet Management Voices episode.
August 17, 2021
Fleet car and truck maintenance costs have been trending upward during the first half of the 2021-calendar year as total fleet miles driven have increased in response to a recovering economy compared to 2020-CY. Prior to this, work-from-home mandates and the idling of non-essential fleets exerted downward pressure on fleet maintenance costs as fewer business miles, in the aggregate, were driven.
August 15, 2021
Learn about how to manage the process of multi-regional communications, the value of continuous global fleet education, and how to expand your network of peers and subject matter experts.
August 11, 2021
As director, global fleet & travel, Kimberly Fisher manages 5,000-plus assets globally for National Oilwell Varco implementing a global fleet strategy. Fisher manages the company’s global fleet in the U.S., Canada, UAE, U.K., and Brazil.
August 9, 2021
Continuous education, working with cross-functional groups in different regions, and the best venues for multinational fleet mangers to network are all covered in this episode of Global Fleet Management Voices.
August 5, 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
The Global Fleet Conference is back in person this year (with a virtual option) and ready to provide unparalleled education and networking opportunities. Scheduled for Oct. 26-28, 2021, at the Hilton Miami Downtown in Miami, Florida.
July 20, 2021
Ben Varey was named Associate Director, Global Fleet Category Management at Otis Elevator Co. Varny assumed this position in June 2021 and will be based in the United Kingdom. Previously, Varey was Global Category Manager - Travel and Fleet for SGS.
June 8, 2021
Now in its 9th year, Global Fleet Conference will be held in-person on Oct. 26-28, 2021 at the Hilton Miami Downtown in Miami, Florida. If you are interested in speaking at the Global Fleet Conference produced by Bobit Business Media, we're in the process of curating the next educational program for 2021Global Fleet Conference. Submit your proposal before July 9, 2021.
June 1, 2021
Week Three of the month-long 2021 Global Fleet Experience, held virtually, will feature on Thursday, May 20, 2021, a “deep dive" market reports on Brazil and Mexico and EV strategies for North America, Europe, and Australia/New Zealand.
May 19, 2021
Listen to a review of residual vehicle values, when to take vehicles out of service, and how new vehicle costs impact the used vehicle market in this Global Fleet Management Voices episode.
May 16, 2021
Learn about the concerns over vehicle and upfitting shortages, EV range anxiety, and the shift to virtual sales assistants as Global Fleet Management Voices reviews the Canadian and Mexican fleet markets.
May 12, 2021
Automotive Fleet Editor Mike Antich and John Dmochowsky, president of JC Consulting, examine key takeaways from the first week of the Global Fleet Conference, including fleet market reports on Europe, the USA, the Caribbean, and the EV adoption trends in Europe.
May 7, 2021
Adam Orth, CAFM, has been named associate director - Global Fleet Services & Strategic Sourcing at Otis Elevator Co.
April 22, 2020