Two challenges facing fleets when ordering 2021-model vehicles are longer lead times and tight product availability, particularly with van and truck chassis. Constrained chassis availability was a top concern in CY-2020 and it has continued into 2021
COVID-19 Disruption: Fleet’s Greatest Challenge Ever
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has the dubious distinction of being the greatest-ever disruption of fleet. Other past disruptions include two OPEC oil embargoes in the 1970s, the attacks of 9/11, and the credit crisis of 2008-2009.