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The Complexity of Managing Vocational Vehicles in Different Global Regions
Connectivity Ushering a Productivity Revolution at Multinational Fleets
New Venue for Multinational Fleets to Share Best Practices

New Venue for Multinational Fleets to Share Best Practices

It is becoming increasingly apparent that the next real challenge for pan-national fleet managers, direct and indirect procurement managers, and executives to whom fleet ultimately reports, is how to transition the management of their multi-regional corporate fleets to a global platform.

July 13, 2021

Uptick in Staged Accidents Target Commercial Vehicles

Uptick in Staged Accidents Target Commercial Vehicles

The COVID pandemic has created a spike in fraudulent claims targeting vocational trucks by instigating staged accidents, which involves maneuvering an unsuspecting employee driver into an intentional crash in order to make a false insurance claim or to file a lawsuit against the company if it is self-insured. Staged crashes first emerged in the in the U.S. in the 1990s and since then has grown to be the No. 1 insurance fraud scheme

July 5, 2021

Retrospective on the Many Pain Points of 2021 M-Y

Retrospective on the Many Pain Points of 2021 M-Y

Two universal challenges faced by fleet managers in the 2021 model-year were longer lead times and tight product availability, particularly constrained was van and truck chassis availability. The COVID lockdowns in 2020 and the shutdown of all North American assembly plants from mid-March to mid-May 2020 triggered a domino effect resulting in delays with the new model-year bid process during a period of widespread budget constraints.

June 25, 2021

Shortcycling Re-emerges to Leverage the Strong Used-Vehicle Market

Shortcycling Re-emerges to Leverage the Strong Used-Vehicle Market

Today’s used-vehicle market is the best it’s been in the history of fleet management and my anecdotal forecast is for it to remain strong through the balance of 2021 and into calendar-year 2022. As a result of these favorable market conditions, some fleets have begun shortcycling some of fleet vehicles.

June 2, 2021

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

Prevent Drivers from Turning  Company Vehicles into “Mobile Warehouse”

Prevent Drivers from Turning Company Vehicles into “Mobile Warehouse”

There’s a direct correlation between vehicle weight and fuel economy. Vehicles get better fuel mileage when not loaded with unnecessary weight. An extra 100 lbs. in a vehicle could reduce mpg up to 2 %. One of the chief culprits responsible for accumulating unnecessary weight onboard a vehicle is drivers.

March 29, 2021

The Overt (and Hidden) Cost of Vehicle Abuse

The Overt (and Hidden) Cost of Vehicle Abuse

Vehicle abuse is an avoidable fleet cost. This abuse is wide-ranging, running the gamut from damage caused from fluid levels being low, missing PM intervals, driving on underinflated tires to extreme situations of jumping curbs or carelessly scraping the sides of parking structures.

March 18, 2021

The 2022 Bolt EUV Lowers TCO While Meeting Sustainability Goals

The 2022 Bolt EUV Lowers TCO While Meeting Sustainability Goals

The 2022 Bolt EUV expands Chevrolet’s EV lineup as a utility-type vehicle with a range of 250 miles on a full charge. It will be sold alongside the 2022 Bolt EV model. The Bolt EUV is approximately six inches longer than the Bolt EV.

March 2, 2021

Vocational Vehicles are the Common Denominator for Multinational Fleets
2021 Cadillac Escalade is C-Suite Material

2021 Cadillac Escalade is C-Suite Material

The 2021 Cadillac Escalade 4WD Sport Platinum is the most expensive model sold by General Motors. But its brand cachet makes it the ideal pinnacle fleet vehicle to help retain high-value senior execs with a high-value luxury SUV.

February 22, 2021

Impact on Fleet Operations of the Work-from-Home Business Model
2020 Supply Chain Constraints Carryover into 2021 Model-Year Ordering
2021 GMC Yukon AT4 Excels as an Off-Road Crew Vehicle

2021 GMC Yukon AT4 Excels as an Off-Road Crew Vehicle

Powered by a 5.3L V-8, generating 355 horsepower and 383 lb.-ft. of torque, the engine is paired to a10-speed automatic transmission. It is ideal for off-road work applications and can transport an eight-person work crew with tools and equipment.

January 4, 2021

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