Today's video looks at chassis availability and long lead times for products; new commercial EVs catching the interest of commercial fleets; major fleet safety initiatives impacted by budget constraints; and how the work-from-home business model raises concerns about fleet utilization and rightsizing.
January 4, 2021
This State of the Fleet Industry video takes a look back at 2020, the most challenging year in the history of the fleet industry.
December 28, 2020
Today's video looks at how fleets will be key to the role out of COVID-19 vaccines; the largest peak season for the last mile-delivery market; and the huge demand for rental trucks for last mile delivery.
December 14, 2020
Topics discussed included the emergence of more electric vehicles in fleet operations, the proliferation of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), the increased complexity in fleet maintenance along with the lack of technicians in the market, an increase in vehicle diagnostics capabilities, and changes that have occurred as a result of the pandemic.
November 18, 2020
This video addresses why COVID could impact fleet multi-year purchasing agreements; how OEMs and upfitters recovered quickly during the pandemic; pressure on fleet managers to address new management demands.
September 28, 2020
Today's video looks at maintenance and fuel transactions trending up; out-of-stock orders difficult to locate due to low dealer inventory; and certain vehicle classes being hard to source, such as medium-duty trucks, due to high end-user demand.
September 21, 2020
This video analyzes uneven recovery in business activity for commercial fleet; progress by the U.S. government toward a COVID-19 vaccination; and return to work trends for businesses.
September 14, 2020
This video explores how COVID-19 is changing the industry's perception toward driver reimbursement; the change in fleet employee demographics and what this might mean for reimbursement programs; and the types of industries and companies that are more predisposed to offer reimbursement and why.
September 10, 2020
In the latest State of the Fleet Industry Spotlight video, Automotive Fleet Editor Mike Antich interviewed Patti Earley, CAFM, fleet fuel operations specialist, Florida Power & Light and NAFA President. They discussed fleet fuel trends, the industry’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the upcoming Virtual NAFA I&E conference, and other Association initiatives.
September 3, 2020
In this video, Automotive Fleet Editor Mike Antich interviewed Pat O’Connor, the long-time legislative counsel for NAFA Fleet Management Association, to discuss the unintended tax consequences that the COVID-19 pandemic created for company drivers during the shelter-in-place mandates.
August 27, 2020
Topics mentioned in this video include growing fleet budget concerns amid the pandemic “cash crunch," overview of the ongoing strong resale market and “pain points," and remarketing “days-to-sale” metrics lengthens due to transport constraints.
August 24, 2020
Topics mentioned in this video include, if budget cuts materialize, where will that occur in fleet; recovery of the U.S. economy and what that means for fleets; and potential industry concerns that could impact recovery.
August 17, 2020
In today’s spotlight interview, which is hosted by AF Editor Mike Antich, May discussed how the Rollins fleet is incorporating telematics technology and how it is being used in the area of safety.
August 6, 2020
Topics mentioned in today's video includes updates on current fleet acquisition strategies for model year 2021; expectations on when fleets expect a return to pre-pandemic activity; the state of the wholesale used vehicle market; and updates on work-from-home protocols.
August 3, 2020
Topics mentioned in today's video includes COVID resurgence prompting reconsideration of 2021-MY acquisition volumes; widespread uncertainty voiced by S&P 500 corporations in reluctance to issue full-year earning forecasts; and underlying economic strengths that support vitality of commercial fleet market.
July 27, 2020