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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
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

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

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

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

Enterprise Fleet Management's Retired President Looks Back on Growth
IARA Celebrates 15th Anniversary at 2016 Summer Roundtable
How to Maximize Truck Resale Values

How to Maximize Truck Resale Values

Regardless of the vocational application, companies are in the business of “manufacturing” used vehicles. Today’s new truck is tomorrow’s used truck. How you spec a truck has a direct bearing on its future resale value.

November 8, 2016

20 Spec'ing Mistakes that Negatively Impact Truck Resale

20 Spec'ing Mistakes that Negatively Impact Truck Resale

When spec'ing a truck, it is critical to find the balance between building a truck to perform the intended job function and ensuring there will be a strong secondary buyer demand in the resale market at the end of its lifecycle.

July 15, 2016

FLD's Strategy to Optimize Fleet Remarketing Services

FLD's Strategy to Optimize Fleet Remarketing Services

Newly named President Gary Mott outlines FLD's short-term focus on new technologies; its near-term focus on cloud-based inventory management; and a long-term goal of international expansion, particularly in South America.

March 21, 2016

Robust Economy in Mexico Drives Growth in  Fleet Market

Robust Economy in Mexico Drives Growth in Fleet Market

Presently, there are 34 million vehicles in operation in Mexico, of which 34 percent of them are commercial vehicles. The majority of large fleets operating in Mexico are owned or leased by multinational companies.

December 14, 2015

South American Fleet Market: Diverse & Complex

South American Fleet Market: Diverse & Complex

The South American automotive market has tremendous potential. IHS Insights forecasts the continent’s automotive market will grow significantly by 2025, becoming one of the top three growth markets globally for light-vehicle sales.

December 8, 2015

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