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Fleet Policy is Your Fleet’s DNA

Fleet Policy is Your Fleet’s DNA

When developing or re-evaluating fleet policy, there are many issues that must be addressed, and these issues can vary by company and industry segment.. As such, you should solicit the participation of all affected user departments. A fleet policy should not remain static.

March 10, 2022

Drivers are the First Line of Defense in Controlling Fleet Costs
The Negative Consequences of Personal Use

The Negative Consequences of Personal Use

There are a number of “hidden” costs to offering employees the personal use of a company vehicles. It negatively impacts the resale value of a vehicles. On average, personal use accounts for 15-18% of the overall miles accumulated during a vehicle’s service life. This blog will explore the various other hidden costs of providing personal use.

April 29, 2021

The Evolving Challenges in Fleet Safety Management

The Evolving Challenges in Fleet Safety Management

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing fleet safety protocols as revealed in my recent survey of commercial fleet managers that identified the top safety challenges currently facing their fleets.

July 20, 2020

Fleet Policy is a Living Document

Fleet Policy is a Living Document

Each fleet has a DNA of sorts, which is comprised of the procedures and regulations that are codified in its corporate fleet policy. It is these policies that determine the type of fleet that is operated and its characteristics.

May 12, 2020

COVID-19 Reveals Fleet Policy Inadequacies that Need to be Rectified
Fleet Manager Leadership Defines Fleet Operations Culture
Harness the Power of Driver Engagement

Harness the Power of Driver Engagement

If you are not actively engaging your drivers to help meet fleet objectives, you are managing the fleet with one hand tied behind your back. Most fleet programs focus on managing the asset versus managing the driver.

December 23, 2019

Fleet Complacency Is the Prelude to Fleet Stagnation

Fleet Complacency Is the Prelude to Fleet Stagnation

A great fleet manager constantly conceptualizes new initiatives, is creative in problem-solving, motivates staff and suppliers to excel, and is willing to experiment by implementing new technology-based fleet solutions.

August 23, 2019

Impounding a Fleet Vehicle as  Physical Evidence in a Criminal Investigation
How to Avoid Stagnating as a Fleet Manager

How to Avoid Stagnating as a Fleet Manager

Running a well-managed fleet is a complex task that requires supervision by someone with deep subject-matter expertise. As a result, a fleet manager’s capabilities and expertise can be easily overlooked by executive management not versed in the intricacies of fleet management.

April 23, 2019

Estimated 5-10% of Fleet Dollars Wasted Annually

Estimated 5-10% of Fleet Dollars Wasted Annually

While there never seems to be enough money to go around, one of the less talked about aspects of fleet management is the amount of budget dollars that are wasted every year.

January 28, 2019

Entitlement Mentality Leads to Vehicle Abuse

Entitlement Mentality Leads to Vehicle Abuse

Many times employees who have an “entitlement mentality” do not have a sense of responsibility to take care of the company asset as if it was their own. This impacts fleet costs. A company vehicle in poor condition because of driver abuse or neglect will result in lost resale value or incur unnecessary reconditioning expense at auction.

December 13, 2018

Negligent Entrustment Is Based on What You Should Have Known

Negligent entrustment lawsuits typically focus on whether the company has an established safety policy and whether it enforces those policies. It is important to remember the standard for negligent entrustment is not whether the employer knows it has put people at risk; it is whether the employer should have known.

August 17, 2018

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