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16 Tips to Maximize Residual Value

Follow these common sense strategies before the acquisition decision, during ownership and prior to resale to help you hold the line on residual values.


Remarketers Hold Roundtable in Cincinnati

The International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA) 2007 Summer Roundtable featured a field of strong presenters on such topics as salvage vehicle appraisal, performance metrics, grading scale and inspections, and data mining.


Car 2007 & IARA Conferences Cover Remarketing Industry

Drawing nearly 500 attendees, this year’s remarketing conference, CAR offered an array of presentations and networking opportunities. The IARA Winter Roundtable sessions covered reconditioning and salvage vehicle remarketing.


How Will Accounting Rules Impact Off-Balance

The FASB and IASB have put a new leasing project on their agendas. The outcome will be the creation of one leasing standard applied worldwide. Is this the beginning of the end of off-balance sheet accounting for fleet leases?


eBay Motors - A Viable Remarketing Option for Fleet?

Some claim average returns of $1,000 over wholesale. The tradeoff is the time spent researching pricing, managing listings, and building a reliable reputation.


Philips Medical Systems Increases Net Realization with Upstream Remarketing

Through LeasePlan’s reDrive! upstream remarketing program, powered by Driveitaway, Philips Medical Systems’ fleet has increased net realization by $106,000 as of mid-February 2006, selling 159 vehicles.


Fleet Residuals Model Projects Used-Vehicle Values

Automotive Lease Guide’s Fleet Residuals model provides fleet managers with accurate used-vehicle value projections based on historical auction resale trends, seasonality depreciation rates, and incentive levels.


Alternative Remarketing Channels for Government Fleets

Fleets are exploring non-traditional remarketing channels, such as online auctions, as they try to squeeze higher residual values while operating under the strains of reduced budget dollars and declining internal resources.


Identifying Policy Changes that Reduce Costs

Implementing proactive fleet policies can often produce significant cost savings in the long run. Examine every aspect of fleet operations to uncover expense-cutting opportunities.


The Business Case for Short Cycling Compact S

The aggressive fleet incentives that manufacturers are currently offering commercial fleets present the opportunity to give serious consideration to substituting a compact SUV on a selector in lieu of a traditional intermediate-size fleet sedan, so long as it is capable of fulfilling the fleet application. When you compare lifecycle costs during a 36-month service life, a compact SUV actually has a lower monthly total cost. Interestingly, they are also less expensive at a shorter 24-month cycle.

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Find out how the iland Continuity Cloud© leveraged Dell EqualLogic SAN technology enabling Fleet Lease Disposal, Inc. to restore their IT infrastructure and data in less than one hour, save thousands of dollars and man hours a year and achieve an 18 month ROI. 


Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Verizon Connect will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

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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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