Clay Gaudet, fleet manager for AutoZone, will retire from the company on Sept. 30, where he managed a fleet of 15,958 vehicles. Alexander Sikes was named AutoZone fleet manager to succeed Gaudet. Sikes previously was the senior fleet coordinator for AutoZone and has worked with Gaudet since 2016.
September 26, 2021
Bret Watson, CAFM, the long-time fleet manager for Sprint, voluntarily left the company as part of a severance package effective August 27 following the company’s merger with T-Mobile. Watson joined Sprint in April 1989.
September 25, 2021
Brad Bohnen was named major project manager for American Midwest Fleet Solutions - A Safe Fleet Company. He assumed this position in June 2021. Prior to this, Bohnen was Head of Fleet Management - North America for Ericsson Inc. in Overland Park, Kansas. He served in this position for almost 12 years.
June 13, 2021
Mel Pawlisz was named fleet administrator at HR Green, Inc. in Aurora, Ill., where he is responsible for the day-to-day management of inventory, maintenance, assignment, and safety for the company fleet. Previously, Pawlisz work as a fleet maintenance analyst for Merchants Fleet
April 28, 2021
Mark Petersen was named senior fleet compliance analyst at Syneos Health. Previously, Petersen worked for Element Fleet Management from 2019-2021 as the fleet manager for Allied Universal, which outsourced the management of its fleet to Element.
April 28, 2021
Topics discussed include what impact the COVID-19 lockdowns had on fleet management in the country, and what post-pandemic fleet activity could look like. The impact Brexit has had on the U.K. fleet industry, and the country’s tax policies to stimulate the sales of electric vehicles is also discussed.
February 24, 2021
Are you taking the time to keep an eye out for the person who is going to fill your chair when you decide to move on?
May 1, 2017
A trusted UK fleet manager has admitted to stealing seven vehicles from his employer to help fund his wedding.
October 3, 2016
Robert Edwards was named regional fleet manager at Petro Home Services. Edwards manages a fleet of 400 Class 8 trucks and light-duty vehicles in five operating locations.
August 23, 2016
There is an ongoing perception by senior management that fleet management is not a complicated and sophisticated profession. As a result, one of the biggest challenges facing fleet managers is getting management to recognize and acknowledge their contribution to the company. Here are 10 ways to ensure management recognizes your contribution to the company’s bottom line.
February 1, 2016
Louis Leclerc, associate director – Bell Fleet Solutions (BFS), has retired from Bell Canada. Leclerc managed the entire BCE fleet operations for Bell and its group of companies, consisting of more than 14,000 vehicles and related rolling assets.
April 7, 2015
Last August, the IRS announced areas it will prioritize for audits in 2014, one of which is fringe benefits, especially the personal use of company vehicles. Managing personal-use compliance is a headache. It is also expensive, with internal costs ranging from $35 to $75 per year per vehicle. Here's what you need to do to be prepared should your friendly IRS agent come knocking on your front door.
December 10, 2013
As sourcing manager at Roche, Gregorowicz negotiated service level agreements for corporate vehicles, along with food and beverage for Dining Services.
May 13, 2013
Gayle Pratt, director global fleet for Ecolab, Inc. in St. Paul, Minn., retired March 22, 2013, capping a 35-year career that included management of corporate, public, and private fleet, along with travel operations. Succeeding Pratt is Andy Coulter, director of indirect procurement and global fleet for EcoLab, Inc.
April 4, 2013
A number of firms have attempted to eliminate their entire fleet department in favor of outsourcing. There are sound reasons why these companies inevitably reinstall a fleet manager.
February 5, 2013