Brad Bohnen was named major project manager for American Midwest Fleet Solutions - A Safe Fleet Company. He assumed this position in June 2021. Prior to this, Bohnen was Head of Fleet Management - North America for Ericsson Inc. in Overland Park, Kansas. He served in this position for almost 12 years.
June 13, 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
Matt Dyer discusses his strategy as CEO of LeasePlan USA centered on the Customer First program, implementing a digital transformation roadmap, creating flexible mobility solutions, and sustainability with a focus on EVs.
December 11, 2019
Fleet operating costs increased in CY-2019 due to higher PM costs, ongoing pressure to increase maintenance labor rates to address the widespread tech shortage, and higher prices for commodities to manufacture replacement tires.
October 25, 2019
Fleet order-to-delivery times for model-year 2019 increased in comparison to those in MY-2018. Delays were caused by rail constraints, plant downtimes, truck driver shortages, production capacity strains, and early order cutoffs.
September 24, 2019
In Q4 2018, Element CEO Jay Forbes launched a three-phase transformation strategy to increase client-centricity by simplifying processes, eliminating redundancies, and automating manual work to enhance consistency of service.
May 23, 2019
Thirteen distributors and truck upfitters displayed their products at the annual fleet event.
November 30, 2018
Warranty recovery costs are under greater scrutiny by vehicle manufacturers than they have been in the past, requiring accurate and complete maintenance histories to substantiate compliance with OEM maintenance requirements.
November 1, 2018
Fleet operating costs increased in 2018, primarily due to higher fuel prices and maintenance costs. Upward pressure on maintenance labor rates and higher commodity prices are impacting the cost of replacement tires.
November 1, 2018
Increased fleet orders for trucks and vans created backlogs at upfitter facilities, increasing lead times and missed ship-thrus. A shortage of rail autorack carriers further delayed deliveries. Despite this, order-to-delivery for most units was similar to 2017.
October 2, 2018
Here are 15 recommendations from nine subject-matter experts on how to further improve OTD times.
September 24, 2018
The forecast for the 2019 model-year indicates it will be a strong asset acquisition year for the commercial fleet segment, which is comprised of 6.3 million light-duty vehicles in operation.
September 4, 2018
The recent U.S tax law changes created a problem for employers who use a non-accountable vehicle reimbursement plan. Negative feedback has some companies reconsidering the viability of offering company-provided vehicles to help key employees mitigate the adverse impact of eliminated tax deduction.
August 6, 2018
Since the start of its business transformation strategy 18 months ago, LeasePlan USA has assembled an all-new leadership team. The business is addressing three key mega trends: the transition to subscription services, digitalization and zero-emission mobility.
July 30, 2018
Globally, over half of all registered vehicles are owned by businesses. Driving electric vehicle utilization among businesses can play a large role in accelerating the adoption rate of electric vehicles for everyone worldwide.
April 25, 2018