A Chicago area native, Bob Loeffler started his fleet career in 1982 as the maintenance manager and later purchasing manager for Chicago-based Genway Fleet Leasing Corp., which was founded in 1966 as Chevway, a Chevrolet dealer group involved in negotiating national fleet leases.
May 18, 2022
Join Mike Antich in this video as he discusses why fleet orders for 2023 may be strong due to demand carried over from 2021 and 2022.
May 2, 2022
Take a deep dive into the state of the industry with Mike Antich as he discusses the latest in catalytic converter theft around the country and how it could affect your fleet.
April 25, 2022
The 87th State of the Fleet Industry video produced by Automotive Fleet offers an updated look at the state of the fleet market as presented by AF Editor Mike Antich.
March 28, 2022
Clay Gaudet, fleet manager for AutoZone, will retire from the company on Sept. 30, where he managed a fleet of 15,958 vehicles. Alexander Sikes was named AutoZone fleet manager to succeed Gaudet. Sikes previously was the senior fleet coordinator for AutoZone and has worked with Gaudet since 2016.
September 26, 2021
Bret Watson, CAFM, the long-time fleet manager for Sprint, voluntarily left the company as part of a severance package effective August 27 following the company’s merger with T-Mobile. Watson joined Sprint in April 1989.
September 25, 2021
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
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
Topics discussed include what impact the COVID-19 lockdowns had on fleet management in the country, and what post-pandemic fleet activity could look like. The impact Brexit has had on the U.K. fleet industry, and the country’s tax policies to stimulate the sales of electric vehicles is also discussed.
February 24, 2021
Are you taking the time to keep an eye out for the person who is going to fill your chair when you decide to move on?
May 1, 2017
A trusted UK fleet manager has admitted to stealing seven vehicles from his employer to help fund his wedding.
October 3, 2016
Robert Edwards was named regional fleet manager at Petro Home Services. Edwards manages a fleet of 400 Class 8 trucks and light-duty vehicles in five operating locations.
August 23, 2016
There is an ongoing perception by senior management that fleet management is not a complicated and sophisticated profession. As a result, one of the biggest challenges facing fleet managers is getting management to recognize and acknowledge their contribution to the company. Here are 10 ways to ensure management recognizes your contribution to the company’s bottom line.
February 1, 2016
Louis Leclerc, associate director – Bell Fleet Solutions (BFS), has retired from Bell Canada. Leclerc managed the entire BCE fleet operations for Bell and its group of companies, consisting of more than 14,000 vehicles and related rolling assets.
April 7, 2015