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ARI to Demonstrate Ways to Improve ROI

Fleet services provider ARI will demonstrate and discuss ways to improve a fleet’s return on investment at the upcoming Fleet Technology Expo, taking place Oct. 17-19 in Schaumburg, Ill.


ARI VehicleDowntimeView Tracks Repair Times

ARI has developed VehicleDowntimeView, technology that uses GPS monitoring and telematics data to measure how long a vehicle is out of service and provide data to manage the reduction of a fleet’s total downtime.


Donlen Online Portal Streamlines Delivery of Fleet Vehicles

Donlen has released an advanced electronic draft portal that provides courtesy delivery dealers with enhanced visibility of vehicles on order through each step of the production phase to improve the driver and dealer experience for fleet customers.


PacLease Updates PacTrainer Subscription

PacLease’s recently introduced safety course program, PacTrainer, is now being offered as a complimentary one-year service when national account customers lease new Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks through PacLease.


ARI Names Director of Sales

ARI has added several associates to its sales organization to support its strategic vision and continued growth, including appointing Craig Pierce as director of sales, the fleet management company has announced.

Screenshot courtesy of ARI.


ARI 's Fleet Health Tool Identifies Higher-Cost Vehicles

ARI has begun offering the Fleet Health Card, an analytical tool that helps fleet managers identify problematic vehicles that have the biggest impact on cost and reliability.



Fleet Advantage Appoints Chief Operating Officer

Fleet Advantage, a provider of truck fleet business analytics, equipment financing, and lifecycle cost management, announced it has expanded the role of Jim Griffin, who will now serve in the capacity of both Chief Technology Officer and Chief Operating Officer.

Photo courtesy of Donlen.


Donlen Moves to New HQ

Donlen has moved into a new headquarters located about 7 miles north in Bannockburn, Ill., the fleet management company announced.



Element Boosts Truck Team

Element Financial Corp. has bolstered its fleet truck sales efforts with eight new hires and promotions that include elevating Brad Hewitt to vice president of national accounts, the company announced.

Henderson, Ky.-based Sitex Corp., a uniform and linen services provider, runs its medium-duty fleet to 150,000 miles over a five-year term and then replaces vehicles with another lease. Photo courtesy of Sitex Corp.


Truck Purchasing to Leasing: 10 Questions to Answer

There are many ways to lease trucks, many types of lease providers, and a multitude of truck configurations. Here's a primer to help you navigate the decision.

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Lease vs Buy is a difficult decision with regard to your work truck fleet. Use the resources below to help you make this decision, guide you through the process and find other helpful tips such as negotiating a fleet lease management agreement.

Research and Best Practices

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Key Features of Online Fleet Management New

Understand the key features of using an Online Fleet Management (OFM) System to manage your fleet more efficiently and effectively.

Leasing Surveys And Whitepapers

Sustainability Initiatives

In today’s economy, companies are constantly striving to identify opportunities that optimize their return on investment. As a result, saving money is at the forefront of every fleet manager’s mind.

Key Features of Online Fleet Management 

Understand the key features of using an Online Fleet Management (OFM) System to manage your fleet more efficiently and effectively. 

Reimbursement vs. Leasing

At some point, every fleet faces an important choice: administer a reimbursement program or offer company-provided vehicles. This whitepaper will help you understand your options.

Short-Term Leasing Benefits

Learn how you can save capital expenses through short-term vehicle leasing for special events, seasonal activities, contract or project fulfillment needs.

Fleet Management Services: Best Practices

Find out the best fleet management services and practices to consider
for your fleet.

Residual Values and Cycling Survey

See how other fleet managers are making vehicle cycling decisions. View our 2008 survey to benchmark your fleet's practices.

Reducing Fleet Costs Benchmark Survey

How are you reducing fleet costs in this current economy? View our 2009 survey to benchmark your fleet's practices.

Short-Term Leasing Survey

Learn how other fleet managers are using short-term vehicles for their fleet. View our 2009 survey to benchmark your fleet's practices.

Fuel Saving Strategies Survey

View our 2008 survey to benchmark your fleet's fuel and green strategies with other fleets.

The Financial Benefits of Leasing White Paper

Find out all you need to know about leasing - the financial and tax benefits, as well as the management and maintenance programs, incentives and discounts, flexibility in vehicle selection and more.

Freeing Up Capital Through Buyback Programs White Paper

Your company can free up capital with buyback programs, often referred to as a leaseback program, and reduce asset liability. Download the white paper today to learn more about how buyback programs work.




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