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Fleet Meet: Analysis of Escalating Fleet Costs in Europe and North America
Multiple Parts Shortages Increasing Fleet Downtime

Multiple Parts Shortages Increasing Fleet Downtime

The automotive parts shortage that the industry is experiencing today goes far beyond just the shortage of microchips. Today, there is a wide cross-section of automotive parts that are in short supply varying by type of part and make and model of vehicle.

January 5, 2022

Global Fleet Policy: Perception vs. Reality

Global Fleet Policy: Perception vs. Reality

Three experienced global fleet managers discuss the changing nature of their roles and the challenges of policy harmonization, standardization, and safety across world regions.

January 4, 2022

IARA's CAR Program is the Springboard to Compliance Training Certification
State of the Wholesale Used-Vehicle Market in the UK

State of the Wholesale Used-Vehicle Market in the UK

Phil Nothard of Cox Automotive International joins Global Fleet Management Voices to discuss how the raw materials shortage is impacting the UK fleet market, positive impacts of decreasing new car sales, and the issue of remarketing vehicles now.

November 10, 2021

Unscheduled Maintenance Costs Increase 3% in CY-2021

Unscheduled Maintenance Costs Increase 3% in CY-2021

Part and labor prices have increased 4-8%, while part and labor availability have decreased. Due to difficulties sourcing replacement vehicles, fleets are keeping units in service longer. This caused repair spend to increase in 2021.

November 1, 2021

Higher Commodity Prices Exert Upward Cost Pressure on Tires

Higher Commodity Prices Exert Upward Cost Pressure on Tires

Many tire OEMs have increased prices in CY-2021, ranging from 3-10% depending on type of tire and size. Higher commodity prices and increased ocean freight rates are being passed on to end users as OE profit margins compress.

October 26, 2021

In Memoriam: Maria Acuna of Big Valley Auto Auction — 1974-2021
ARI Remarketing Pioneer Frank Grochal Dies at 85

ARI Remarketing Pioneer Frank Grochal Dies at 85

Frank Grochal retired from Automotive Resources International and Holman Enterprises in 2005, culminating a successful career that spanned five decades. He was inducted in the NAAA Hall of Fame in 1983. He was the first person in fleet to achieve this honor.

July 28, 2021

Fleets Sound Off on Electrification, Fuel Management, and Remarketing

Fleets Sound Off on Electrification, Fuel Management, and Remarketing

Automotive Fleet views itself as a facilitator to provide a platform for different voices from the industry to sound-off on today’s challenges. This regular column is designed to encourage discourse for fleet professionals to let their voices be heard to their peers and other industry professionals. Here is what is top of mind for fleet professionals concerning vehicle remarketing, electrification, and fuel management.

July 25, 2021

New Fleet Recognition Awards to Debut at 2021 Global Fleet Conference

New Fleet Recognition Awards to Debut at 2021 Global Fleet Conference

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

Historic Milestone in Vehicle Remarketing and Fleet Industries

Historic Milestone in Vehicle Remarketing and Fleet Industries

First in-person event since the beginning of the pandemic, DMV license and title process causing fleets pain, and an IIHS study linking higher crash rates with the decriminalization and recreational use of marijuana are the focus of this State of the Fleet Industry episode.

June 21, 2021

Strong Resale Values for Fleet Trucks & Vans Despite Pandemic

Strong Resale Values for Fleet Trucks & Vans Despite Pandemic

The largest fleet expense is vehicle depreciation, so managing it is critical to operating a well-run fleet. Remarketing is core to fleet management. In many ways, fleets are very much the “factories” that manufacture used vehicles.

November 23, 2020

In Memoriam: IFS Founder Tim Janssen

Tim Janssen, the retired president of IFS (Innovative Funding Services LLC), passed away on Aug. 14 in Largo Vista, Texas. He was 55. Janssen founded IFS in 2007 and served as president of IFS for more than 12 years until his retirement in Jan. 1.

August 19, 2019

How to Balance Truck Application Against Resale

How to Balance Truck Application Against Resale

Your primary goal is to spec a truck to meet the intended job function, but how it is spec’ed has a direct bearing on future resale value. Therefore, it is similarly important to maintain a remarketing mindset when identifying specs.

March 14, 2018

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