Today's topics include: analyzing fleet miles driven, year-over-year, to gauge the current state of the fleet industry; how the container ship that blocked the Suez Canal may affect fleets; and how the emergence of virtual sales managers impact fleets.
March 30, 2021
Topics discussed include how the variance between fuel costs and depreciation rates is decreasing; record breaking used-vehicle prices in March 2021; and tight wholesale market inventory through the year-end 2021.
March 23, 2021
Topics discussed in the latest video includes the latest trends in order-to-delivery times and fuel prices, the impact of the $1,4000 stimulus checks on resale values; tire price increases at Goodyear, Bridgestone, and Michelin; and how changes in tax law could help the fleet industry transition to EVs.
March 16, 2021
Topics discussed include the ongoing supply constraints and impact on fleet OTD; analysis and forecasts of the shortage of automotive semiconductors; and growing concern about rising fuel prices.
March 9, 2021
Today's video covers ongoing vehicle supply constraints in both the fleet and retail markets; upward pressure on fuel prices; and production slowdowns due to ongoing shortage of microchips impacting orders of 2021-MY vehicles.
March 2, 2021
Today's video looks at how severe weather conditions have impacted automotive assembly plants and last-mile delivery shipments across the U.S.; and a rise in gasoline prices due to the severe weather conditions, increased travel resulting from increased distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, and the rollout of stimulus monies.
February 23, 2021
Topics discussed included the state of 2021-MY vehicle orders; how to minimize order-to-delivery times, how fleets can expedite turnaround time with upfitters, and forecasts for 2021 fleet ordering.
December 10, 2020