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Merchants Hires Senior Truck and Upfit Engineer

Merchants Fleet Management has hired Joe Birren as senior truck and upfit engineer, the fleet management company has announced.

One of the major benefits of a full-service lease is access to priority maintenance service and nationwide facilities. (Photo: Ryder)

Articles

What to Know Before Opting for a Full-Service Lease

A full-service lease provides many added benefits beyond traditional lease options. Growing in popularity, there are situations where it may not be the ideal option as well as some common misperceptions.

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PacLease Offers Toll Management to Lease, Rental Customers

Paccar Leasing has announced that it will offer automatic toll billing and collecting to its lease and rental customers through PacToll, a toll management program created through a partnership with Bestpass.

The “Penske Fleet” app is available for free download in the Apple App Store and on Google Play.  Image courtesy of Penske.

Products

Penske Fleet Mobile App

Penske Truck Leasing has introduced a free mobile app called “Penske Fleet” to benefit its full-service truck leasing and contract maintenance customers.

Guus Stoelinga has left his role as LeasePlan N.V.'s chief financial and risk officer.

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LeasePlan Sets Strategic Direction, Reports 2016 Results

LeasePlan N.V. increased revenue, net profit, and the number of vehicles it manages in 2016 with factors such as small and medium fleet leasing, retail leasing, and "low single-digit growth" with corporate clients, the company announced.

Screenshot of ARI WatchList courtesy of ARI.

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ARI Launches Fleet Monitoring Tool

ARI WatchList notifies a fleet manager of critical events as they happen and allows such events to be monitored in a newsfeed format.

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ARI Touts Driver Safety Program

ARI's North American Driver Safety Program now includes 44 modules — courses designed to correct a specific driving flaw, like hard braking.

News

Wheels Names Midway Upfit Supplier of the Year

Wheels, Inc. has recognized Midway Specialty Vehicles as the recipient of its inaugural Upfit Supplier of the Year award for superior performance, exemplary service and innovation, the fleet management company announced.

Hart

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Mike Albert Fleet Taps Outsider as President

Mike Albert Fleet Solutions, a provider of fleet management solutions, has named Jeff Hart as president of the fleet management company (FMC).

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Element Purchases The CEI Group

Element Fleet Management Corp. has purchased fleet safety and accident management provider The CEI Group, the company announced.

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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