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Forecast of Class 4-7 Truck Resale Market: Status Quo

After a steeper decline to start 2014, depreciation is expected to settle into the range of 1 percent to 1.5 percent per month for the rest of the year.

What may be an older truck for one fleet could be just the vehicle another company is looking for. Auctions may help get the most return on your investment. (PHOTO: LIQUIDITY SERVICES)

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Navigating the Secondary Market: Surplus Trucks

To get the most value from a used truck, fleet managers looking to auction their units should do a little research and be thoroughly prepared.

A bold color choice may make a statement or be a means to meet a corporate need, but fleets that want to maximize their resale returns will stick with white. Photo credit: Ford Motor Co.

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Spec'ing Medium-Duty Trucks for Maximum Resale

Fleets should consider engines, transmissions, upfits and color choices to maximize total cost of ownership.

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Top 10 Trends in Truck Fleet Management

The top challenge facing truck fleets continues to be managing fuel spend. Other challenges include rightsizing, rising tire costs, remarketing, and improving fleet efficiency. An emerging trend is the shift to lighter-weight upfits.

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How Will the 'Cliff' Aversion Drive Truck Value?

A look back over the past decade may shed some light on what to expect from the recent fiscal crisis. Overall, Black Book anticipates a positive impact on values.

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Shifting Class 3-8 Resale Market

Because of historically high resale rates, most commercial fleets no longer sell out-of-service Class 3-8 trucks to their employees.

Holding off on replacing aging or worn-out vehicles could negatively affect a fleet's public image and driver morale. Fleet managers can expect more complaints, higher costs, and driver dissatisfaction by pushing replacement cycles. Having a solid strategy can make a delayed vehicle replacement cycle work in all of the fleet stakeholders' favor.

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Smart Strategies for Extending Medium-Duty Truck Replacement Cycles

In today’s uncertain economic times, it is not unusual to push out truck replacement cycles. While an attractive short-term tactic, fleet managers need to be aware of the long-term consequences.

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Forecast of Medium-Duty Resale Values for 2011-2012

There is a shortage of medium-duty trucks in the wholesale market due to the low volume of new units ordered from 2007 to 2010. This inventory shortage is forecast to persist for several years. The net result is higher resale values.

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10 Myths About Fleet Management

Some are serious, some are fun, but there are a number of myths about fleet management (and fleet managers) that can skew both management’s, as well as drivers’, view of the job and the person.

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3 Options for Selling Cars Online

The Internet offers several avenues for small fleets to remarket out-of-service cars, trucks and vans. Here are three ways to get started.

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How to Use GPS to Measure a Quality Stop

The next step in using GPS tracking technology is to manage miles, fuel and customer activity together to achieve greater net profit per visit.
 
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