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A Look at Vocational Vehicle Shortage: Causes, Effects, and Lessons
5 Things Fleet Managers Need to Know About the Semiconductor Chip Shortage
A Roadmap for U.S. Postal Service Electrification

A Roadmap for U.S. Postal Service Electrification

There are many unanswered questions regarding Oshkosh Defense’s $6 billion contract with USPS, including whether an electric prototype or a “swappable” drivetrain even exists. Yet there are ways to achieve electrification of the USPS fleet and avoid living with Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s ham-handed decision for decades to come.

March 31, 2021

Procurement: How to Quantify Intangibles in Decision Making

Procurement: How to Quantify Intangibles in Decision Making

For some time now, more fleet supplier decisions involve, or are even managed by, procurement or purchasing staff. The RFPs they generate focus on the quantifiable. Fleet managers know, however; that suppliers are set apart as much by intangibles. Here are some tips on quantifying these intangibles.

November 20, 2019

2019 Chevrolet Malibu: 5 Fleet Features

2019 Chevrolet Malibu: 5 Fleet Features

The stalwart midsize sedan has long been utilized by commercial sales fleets due to its blend of fuel efficiency, comfort, and affordability.

August 27, 2019

Corporate Fleet Electric Vehicle Acquisition Strategies

Corporate Fleet Electric Vehicle Acquisition Strategies

Despite limitations in some fleet applications, most companies are open to the idea of adopting electric vehicles (EV) to make their fleet operations more sustainable by reducing their carbon footprint and reducing GHG emissions.

July 18, 2019

Ongoing Strong Economy to Bolster 2020-MY Fleet Orders

Ongoing Strong Economy to Bolster 2020-MY Fleet Orders

The majority of fleets report new-vehicle acquisitions will continue to be elevated due to strong business growth, comparable to MY-2019, with most forecasting an increase or continuation of similar order volume in MY-2020.

July 16, 2019

How Technology Streamlines Procurement

How Technology Streamlines Procurement

The fleet procurement process, like most other aspects of fleet, is heavily dependent on the capabilities of modern-day technology. Online-based procurement systems help fleet and procurement professionals understand more about their operations so they can make impactful decisions.

February 5, 2019

Elements of an Effective Fleet Contract

Elements of an Effective Fleet Contract

Fleet managers should collaborate with a procurement contract specialists and the company's legal department to review commercial terms of a contract.

December 19, 2018

How an RFI Can Improve Your RFP

How an RFI Can Improve Your RFP

A request for information (RFI) is a less-widely used tactical tool that can provide vital pre-RFP information, including a market analysis that can better inform an RFP when it does go out.

November 15, 2018

How to Reduce Costs and Maintain an Efficient Fleet

How to Reduce Costs and Maintain an Efficient Fleet

The procurement function of researching, negotiating contracts, and purchasing fleet vehicles must harmonize with the management of those assets, so the corporation can achieve the most efficient and best utilization of a fleet’s vehicle lifecycle.

October 8, 2018

15 Ways to Improve Order-to-Delivery for the Next Model Year
2019-MY Buying Inclinations Driven by Strong Economy

2019-MY Buying Inclinations Driven by Strong Economy

The majority of fleets are reporting that their acquisition strategies are being stimulated by solid organic business growth, with most forecasting an increase or continuation of the same order volume in model-year 2019.

June 26, 2018

Chevrolet Bolt EV Patrol Car Hits the Streets in Md.

Chevrolet Bolt EV Patrol Car Hits the Streets in Md.

Sgt. Richard Hartnett, technical services & electric vehicles project manager for the Hyattsville Police Department in Maryland, believes his agency has the first Chevrolet Bolt patrol vehicle in the country.

November 1, 2017

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