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Average Fleet Order-to-Delivery Times Worsen in 2019

Fleet order-to-delivery times for model-year 2019 increased in comparison to those in MY-2018. Delays were caused by rail constraints, plant downtimes, truck driver shortages, production capacity strains, and early order cutoffs.

Wheels, Inc. to Offer Connected Toyota Data

Wheels, Inc. is integrating technology from Toyota's vehicle data communication module into its fleet management online user portals to enable its customer companies to unlock a range of information from their Toyota vehicles.

Wheels Inc. Offers Fleet Management App

Wheels, Inc. has begun offering an app version of its FleetView fleet management portal to help fleet managers stay on top of key tasks in their fleet operations even when out of the office, the Des Plaines, Ill.-based fleet management company has announced.

Demand for Trucks and Vans Slow Fleet Deliveries

Increased fleet orders for trucks and vans created backlogs at upfitter facilities, increasing lead times and missed ship-thrus. A shortage of rail autorack carriers further delayed deliveries. Despite this, order-to-delivery for most units was similar to 2017.

Samuelson Named Fleet Manager of the Year

USIC Fleet and Capital Asset Manager Phil Samuelson was named the 2018 Edward J. Bobit Professional Fleet Manager of the Year during a ceremony at the Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association's (AFLA) annual conference in Orlando, Florida, on Oct. 1.

2018-MY Truck Order Cut-off Dates Approaching

Order cut-off dates for several 2018 model year truck models are fast approaching, according to Wheels, Inc. General Motors and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles have announced earlier than normal cut-off dates as they plan to move production and retool their plants in preparation for upcoming new designs and changes.

Wheels Recognizes Upfit Supplier of the Year

Wheels Inc. named Canfield Equipment as the recipient of its 2017 Upfit Supplier of the Year Award for performance excellence, exemplary service, and innovation. This is the second year the award has been presented by the fleet management company.

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.

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