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One of Bailey's trucks has become a popular photo-op for Denver Broncos fans. Decorated with the Broncos colors and logo, this Kenworth truck delivers the team's equipment.

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Fleet Chooses Full-Service Leasing Option

This delivery service fleet opted for full-service leasing to maintain its trucks and reduce the stress of unexpected repairs.

Photo courtesy of Emkay.

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Emkay's Growth Plan: Simple, Better, and Different

In his first interview with AF, Greg Tepas discussed his strategic plans to grow EMKAY and offered insight into his long-term views of the commercial fleet leasing market.

The Odyne PHEV parallel system reduces fuel consumption and emissions, and can be used in new vehicle and retrofit applications. (PHOTO: ODYNE)

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The Latest Developments in Hybrid-Electric Medium-Duty Trucks

New developments, technologies, and trends in hybrid-electric, medium-duty trucks could give fleet managers the incentive they need to take a closer look at how hybrid options could help reduce overall costs.

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Reflecting on the Past, Changing for the Future

If you have been in the fleet industry for 20 years or even just one year, you experience change on a daily basis. It is fun to think back to a time when the 1970 Pontiac GTO achieved 10 mpg.

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Are Compact Pickups an Endangered Species?

A fleet mainstay for more than several decades, compact pickups appear to be going the way of the dodo thanks, in part, to less expensive and more efficient full-size pickups and utility vehicles.

Total trucks leased and managed by the top 10 truck leasing companies are illustrated above, totalling more than 2.2 million trucks.

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Commercial Truck Leasing: What Fleet Managers Should Know

Learn what leasing is, how it works, and what to consider before signing a lease agreement.

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Cash, Finance or Lease: Which Truck Acquisition Strategy Works Best?

Determining the acquisition strategy that works best for individual company fleets is a daunting process. Industry experts pose and answer questions to help fleet managers make this important decision.

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How to Be Your Lender’s Best Customer

In this new economy, banks and lessors want more assurances than ever that your business is healthy. Having an answer to these questions will help keep your credit lines safe.

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Time to Break the Fleet Management Mold?

Wheels Inc. President and CEO Jim Frank discusses the sea change occurring in fleet management, a profound shift caused by challenges facing the financial market and Detroit’s Big Three, green initiatives, and fuel costs.

Donlen’s strategic consulting team includes (l-r) Dan Hannan, senior VP, strategic consulting & quality; Bob Zimmer, director, reporting architecture; Brad Jacobs, consulting business analyst; Chelsea Mathis, consulting business analyst; and Evan McKerns, strategic consulting leader.

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Donlen's Strategic Consulting Introduces New Scorecarding

Today’s fleet environment calls for strategic analysis to identify solutions to operational and fiscal issues. Donlen is delivering results with a commitment to customized analyses, fleet-specific benchmarking, and ongoing consultation.

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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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.

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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