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20 Nominees Vie for 2013 Professional Fleet Manager of the Year Award

This year’s group of highly qualified nominees manages a total of more than 166,000 vehicles and has a combined 335 years of industry experience.

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Commercial Fleet Buying Intentions for MY-2013

Although 2013 is shaping up to be comparable to 2012, some commercial fleets are increasing vehicle orders due to improved business or accelerating replacement schedules to take advantage of the strong used-vehicle market.

ThyssenKrupp Elevator Test Drives Propane Vehicles

ThyssenKrupp Elevator will roll out its initial propane-powered fleet vehicles in Phoenix by the end of 2010.

Otis Fleet Replaces Muscle with Machines

Portable cranes allowed Otis Elevators to right-size its truck fleet without losing capability, reduce injury, and increase efficiency for mobile workers.

Commercial Fleets Reveal 2010-MY Buying Intentions

Many commercial fleets deferred fleet orders in 2009 and need to “play catch-up” with their replacement schedules for 2010 ordering. However, many fleets are delaying finalization of 2010 selectors due to market uncertainties.

Fleets Implement New Policies to Lower Fuel Costs

Examined are fuel management best practices in companies across the U.S., including Otis Elevator, ServiceMaster, and Xerox. These companies are right-sizing vehicles, buying more fuel-efficient models, and focusing on reducing their carbon footprints.

15 Nominees Vie for AF's 2008 Fleet Manager of the Year

The field will be narrowed to three finalists, and the winner announced May 4 in Salt Lake City during the NAFA’s 2008 Institute & Expo.

Otis Elevator Reduces Operational Costs Through Quality Initiative

The Farmington, Connecticut-based company dramatically lowered out-of-stock purchases, increased resale value through extended replacement cycles, and re-evaluated its selector list to better meet its needs.