This year’s agenda had a heavy focus on electrification, but also on the growth of autonomous transportation, the transformation of the automotive supply chain, using predictive analytics to drive efficiencies in maintenance, and how to harness data for multiple fleet processes.
November 29, 2021
Handwringing over the national labor shortage won’t help — but improving your driver retention by 20% is within your grasp. Here are seven strategies to help.
November 1, 2021
The auto transport sector requires specialized trucks and training. In times of surges and droughts of production, driver retention becomes an even bigger issue.
September 9, 2021
As disruptions continue to rock vehicle and parts production, fleets should plan for limited fleet supply and cost increases in the near term. But there are things they can do now to mitigate the situation.
September 7, 2021
With vehicle supply constraints and inflated prices now forecast through 2023, fleet operators are adjusting their duty cycles, fleet plans, and job management.
August 26, 2021
The vehicle supply shortage has put maintenance back in the spotlight. Meanwhile, OE data is finally being harnessed to better predict when components will fail. How and where can predictive maintenance deliver an ROI for fleets today?
July 27, 2021
The answers will dictate site design, energy management considerations, software needs, home charging requirements, and fleet policy updates. Without the proper attention, fleet operators face ballooning and unexpected costs.
May 20, 2021
To run a profitable last-mile delivery fleet, operators need to act on consumer-driven trends and measure key performance indicators around productivity, customer satisfaction, and revenue and cost.
May 16, 2021
The process of loading and unloading in commercial loading zones is antiquated. A curb management pilot with the City of Aspen promises a better way. What do the findings say?
April 19, 2021
Keyless technology combined with telematics is moving beyond traditional carsharing to facilitate in-vehicle deliveries, more automated pickup and return processes, and private carsharing trips with business cars.
March 29, 2021
Due to the global shortage of semiconductors used in automobiles, OEMs are telling car rental companies to expect “significant delays” with fleet orders. One operator has had a large order canceled outright.
January 27, 2021
Motorq’s connected car APIs enable fleet owners to identify the location and pre-delivery status of General Motors’ vehicles. The system uses OnStar technology for “surgical” enablement of data that can be stopped or started as needed.
November 18, 2020
The humble city curb is now coveted real estate, and it’s making mobility increasingly difficult. Cities are turning to curb management concepts that allow fleets to dynamically guarantee parking for a fee.
October 13, 2020
New forms of sharing technology allow fleet operators — from corporate and rental fleets to motor pools — to increase utilization and recoup costs.
July 3, 2020
Kevin Sullivan’s dealerships are still processing fleet orders and he’s got plenty of inventory, though that might not last. With factory shutdowns, “Everything's been canceled.”
April 13, 2020