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Keegan

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Merchants Names Keegan CEO

Brendan Keegan will assume the role of chief executive for Merchants Fleet Management, after serving in an interim capacity since late September, after Glen Villano stepped down.

Articles

Can Fleets Subscribe to a Vehicle?

For fleets, technology is enabling a more efficient way to use vehicles, increase utilization, and more precisely match the type of vehicle to usage.

Photo of Kristi Webb, Element's president and CEO, courtesy of Element.

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Element's 2017 Roundtable Highlights Fleet Trends

Hundreds of fleet company executives, supplier partners, automotive manufacturers and Element experts gathered at the 2017 Element Fleet Roundtable in Maryland last week.

Ken's Foods headquarters in Marlborough, Mass.

Articles

How Leasing Helped a Salad Dressing Maker Go National

For Ken’s Foods, makers of Ken’s Salad Dressings, the long-standing relationship with its fleet lessor allowed the fleet to grow seamlessly as the company evolved into a national brand.

Dan Frank

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Dan Frank Named Chief Executive of Wheels

Dan Frank has been named the chief executive officer of Wheels, Inc., as his father Jim Frank transitions from that role to executive chairman of the board, the fleet management company announced.

Irma forcast graphic via The Weather Channel.

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How Fleet Management Companies Prepped for Irma

Fleet management companies put in place resources for commercial fleets with vehicles in South Florida that may have suffered damage from Hurricane Irma. They helped drivers locate fuel, identified replacement units, and managed an influx of calls from drivers.

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New Lease, Purchase Terms Offered for Fuso Cabover with Morgan Body

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc. is partnering with body builder Morgan Corp. and Daimler Truck Financial to offer special lease and purchase programs on certain 2017 Fuso FE160 Class 4 trucks.

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Enterprise Fleet Management Reboots Mobile App

Enterprise Fleet Management's new app allows fleet managers and drivers to identify and address issues, such as maintenance needs or opportunities to improve fleet efficiency in real-time.

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Penske Truck Leasing Opens La. Facility

Penske Truck Leasing announced the opening of its new facility in Lafayette, La., after outgrowing their old building.

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ARI to Offer SiriusXM to Fleet Clients

ARI will offer SiriusXM to its fleet clients under a new partnership the fleet management company says will help companies improve driver retention rates.

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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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Fleet Management Services: Best Practices

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

Leasing Surveys And Whitepapers

Fleet Managment Insight: ELD Mandate

Understanding the basic principles surrounding the Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) mandate and how to meet its compliance standards.

Sustainability Best Practices

In the world of fleet management, corporate governance and governmental mandates often require a fleet to focus on sustainability as a key objective.

   
Turning Fleet Data Into Applied Strategy

There are five keys to success in transforming fleet data into successful fleet strategy. In short, success depends on the right combination of people and process.

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.

   
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.

Improving Efficiencies in Government Fleets Infographic

Cloud computing and big data are powering real-time vehicle monitoring in systems that capture a wealth of actionable information.

   
Cash Flow Management in Financing Vehicles Infographic

There are three key areas where managing your fleet can improve overall cash flow: lease options, maintenance and fuel products.

International Accounting

New accounting standards for leasing transactions are coming down the pike in 2018-19 and they will impact every company and organization with lease agreements.

   
Focused Fuel Cards

Corporate and government fleets have a number of purchasing options available to them to manage their fuel consumption and spend.

Harnessing Big Data

Today’s connected fleet generates a constant stream of data from the many activities involved in successful fleet operations.

   
Fuel Best Practices

In our ever-evolving landscape, optimizing cost-efficiency is one of the paramount priorities of a Fleet Manager.

A Leasing Guide For Fleets

While open-end lease structures are widely accepted in the U.S., this eight-part guide breaks down the advantages of closed-end leases and how this structure can improve your company's image and bottom line.

   
Selecting an FMC

3 Keys to Identifying a Flexible, Stable and Creative FMC.

 

 


 

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