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Future-Proofing Your Fleet

Fleet management is a complex job; it requires a little forward thinking, a little anticipation, and maybe a crystal ball to help you see the future. READ MORE

Safety Equipment: Taking the Lead

We bang the drum for fleet safety a lot here at Automotive Fleet. It’s an area of top concern for most of our readers and for most of the suppliers that do business with them. READ MORE

It's Not Just What You Know

When the day comes that you decide to finally hang up your cleats, you’ll probably realize that it was less about what you knew about the fleet business and more about who you knew. READ MORE

The Fleet Manager Is Still Here to Stay

Fleet management will always be a critical role in any business or public entity that relies on vehicles regardless of the title of the person making the decisions. READ MORE

Merger Mania Hits Fleet Market, Again

Merger mania is hitting the fleet market once again. We’re hearing about potential OEM consolidations and we now have Element Financial Corp. expanding its foothold in the U.S., with the acquisition of GE Capital Fleet Services on the heels of its recent purchase of PHH. READ MORE

The System is Still Broken

Looking back on the problems that plague the OEM vehicle ordering and delivery process. And deciding what can be done to repair this broken system. READ MORE

Everybody Is the Best at Something

Reflecting back on the fleet preview season and understanding the responsibilities of fleet managers. READ MORE

Fleet Management: Part Art, Part Science

Fleet management is part art, part science. Recent developments in the industry have made it more science and less art for sure. There are a lot of very complex decisions to go into the daily operation of a fleet. READ MORE

The More Things Change, The More They Actually Change

As we approach another NAFA Fleet Management Association Institute & Expo (I&E) — my 20th — it seems like a good time to pause and reflect a bit on how the event and the industry have changed over the years. READ MORE

What Being a Green Fleet Means Today

In changing and expanding Green Fleet Conference to the Fleet Technology Expo, group publisher of Automotive Fleet and Green Fleet Sherb Brown, explains how the concept of being “green” has evolved since launching the event about 8 years ago. READ MORE

What They Don't Teach at 'Harvard Fleet School'

If Harvard had a school of fleet, it would have lots of courses on vehicle selection, advanced lease accounting, depreciation, and maybe even alternative powertrains. READ MORE

Challenge Accepted: Changing the Pace of Fleet

A common refrain from those who are trying to market products and services to the fleet industry is that fleet managers never answer their phones. READ MORE

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Sherb Brown

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Sherb Brown is the vice president and group publisher for BBM's AutoGroup. Sherb has covered the auto industry for more than 12 years in various positions with Bobit Business Media.

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