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 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
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
April 28, 2021
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.
April 28, 2021
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.
April 26, 2021
Steve Dragon, fleet sales manager for Faulkner Fleet Group, retired from the company on April 1, 2021, capping a 30-year career in fleet. Later in his fleet career, Dragon became a children’s book author.
April 26, 2021
Since fuel is a fleet’s largest operating expense, it catches the attention of senior management when fuel prices start to rise as they are today. Here are 10 fuel reduction strategies that you a implement to make a dent in your fuel spend.
April 18, 2021
Automotive Fleet magazine is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Edward J. Bobit Professional Fleet Manager of the Year award. Submissions are due by June 1, 2021. The award is sponsored by Wheels Inc. and the Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA).
April 10, 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
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
More than 350 clients and affiliated fleet professionals attended the 2020 Lytx User Group Conference that was held Feb. 23-26, 2020 at the Loews Coronado Bay in San Diego, Calf.
June 22, 2020
It is understandable when fleet managers are fired for making expensive mistakes or when caught engaging in ethical transgressions, but many are terminated for circumstances that were self-inflicted and entirely avoidable.
April 6, 2020
Automotive Fleet recently surveyed commercial fleet managers about the challenges they face. One of the recurring themes was the issue of data overload and the potential of data paralysis.
February 18, 2020
With policies such as the GDPR, the issue of potential regulatory, legal, and privacy issues associated with the collection and use of Big Data promises to grow in the future.
February 12, 2020
Some fleet managers operating a well-managed fleet are humble to a fault and are not recognized by senior management for the dollars they bring to the bottom line. To remedy this, here are 13 strategies to self-promote your accomplishments.
February 6, 2020