Finding Diplomacy Between Fleet and Procurement

True sourcing is based on a dynamic process and cost is only one part of a hierarchy of needs with the other parts being: assurance of supply, service, quality, innovation and sometimesRead More...

Data Visualization Provides the Means to Control Big Data

More and more of us are ecoming familiar with the Big Data challenge. Digital technology has made it possible to collect more data than we ever previously imagined. Photo courtesy of ranjithsiji viaRead More...

The Economics of Sedans vs. SUVs

The Economics of Sedans vs. SUVs Demand for crossovers has grown over the past few years. Improved MPG, more interior space, and improved utility have made these vehicles a more attractive optionRead More...

Udelv Unveils Newest Autonomous Delivery Van at CES

Udelv Unveils Newest Autonomous Delivery Van at CES Udelv debuted the latest model of its self-driving delivery vans this past week at CES. The company said the second generation Newton van unveiledRead More...

Fleet Operations, Finance Departments Not Seeing Eye to Eye

Fleet executives and their finance departments often bring different perspectives to fleet acquisition and cost control initiatives. Graphic courtesy of Fleet Advantage. Fleet Operations, Finance Departments Not Seeing Eye to Eye CorporateRead More...

How to Manage Drowsy Fleet Drivers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has presented nine tips for fleet drivers for recognizing and dealing with drowsiness. Photo via Rajesh Kotian/Flickr. How to Manage Drowsy Fleet Drivers A surveyRead More...

Bridgestone Acquires TomTom Telematics

Bridgestone Europe has acquired TomTom Telematics for more than $1 billion. Photo courtesy of TomTom Telematics. Bridgestone Acquires TomTom Telematics Bridgestone Europe N.V. will acquire TomTom’s commercial telematics business, which is the largestRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Feb 24, 2019

How to Safely Share the Road with Big Rigs

Fleet drivers can follow these six tips to increase safety when driving around big rigs. Screenshot via Driver Solutions/YouTube. How to Safely Share the Road with Big Rigs Sharing the road withRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Feb 24, 2019

Excessive Idling Can Create Pitfalls Voiding Warranty

Engine hours refers to the number of hours an engine has been running since it was first manufactured, regardless of whether or not the vehicle is moving. Photo courtesy of @iStockPhoto.com/DUXX Excessive IdlingRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Feb 24, 2019

Thinking of Switching Telematics Providers?

Thinking of Switching Telematics Providers? The customer experience with any product or service defines the relationship. Most of the time, a horrible experience causes us to look elsewhere. Bad customer experience isRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Feb 24, 2019

Elements of an Effective Fleet Contract

One main objective the fleet contract aims to establish is determining the type of relationship the fleet wants to have with its supplier or vendor. Photo courtesy of mediaphotos via istockphoto.com. ElementsRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Feb 16, 2019

Strategies to Reduce Fuel Spend

More fleets are spec’ing their vehicle selectors to take advantage of fuel-efficient technologies, weight reduction measures, higher-speed transmissions, and appropriate drivetrains to meet their business application. Photo courtesy of Chattrawutt via iStockphoto. Strategies toRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Feb 16, 2019

Importance of Fleet Vehicle Maintenance Management

Importance of Fleet Vehicle Maintenance Management Fleet vehicle maintenance falls under the umbrella of a fleet manager’s responsibilities. Most fleet management plans include routine vehicle inspections and the addition of fleet managementRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Feb 16, 2019

Spare Parts Management Best Practices

Spare Parts Management Best Practices Whether you’re a service fleet with various assets and a variety of job-related equipment or simply need a parts inventory system for vehicle maintenance, spare parts managementRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Feb 16, 2019

State-of-the-Art Fleet Technology: Telematics

Photo courtesy of iStockphoto.com. State-of-the-Art Fleet Technology: Telematics Editors Note: This article is part of a four-part package that addresses state-of-the-art fleet technology. Read related articles that offer an in-depth look atRead More...

How to Measure Fleet Effectiveness

Photo courtesy of istockphoto.com How to Measure Fleet Effectiveness In today’s data-driven world, it’s a given that fleets are awash in the kind of information that will allow them to measure theirRead More...

Global Fleet Conference. Miami-USA 4-6 de june, 2019

Global Fleet Conference. Miami-USA 4-6 de june, 2019 Now in its seventh year, Global Fleet Conference is a groundbreaking event designed exclusively for managers of the world’s largest multinational commercial fleets. TheRead More...

TMC Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition. March 18-21, 2019. Atlanta (USA)

TMC Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition. March 18-21, 2019. Atlanta (USA) The Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition is home to trucking’s leading fleet professionals, vehicleRead More...

Vehicle Recall Check: How to Manage Fleet Vehicle Recalls

Vehicle Recall Check: How to Manage Fleet Vehicle Recalls Due to the importance of your vehicle’s health, a recall can be a devastating blow to your fleet. Fear not, there are stepsRead More...

Equipment Preventive Maintenance Best Practices

Equipment Preventive Maintenance Best Practices Equipment can be the most capital-intensive expense for any number of industries. Whether equipment is rented, leased or owned, preserving the lifespan of equipment is essential toRead More...

Last Mile Delivery Challenges and Opportunities for Fleets

Last mile delivery is a trending topic in fleet transportation and new opportunities continue to unfold in the industry. What is last mile delivery? Last mile delivery (also known as final-mile logistics)Read More...

5 Fleet Maintenance Solutions To Improve Your Fleet

5 Fleet Maintenance Solutions To Improve Your Fleet Fleet maintenance is one of the largest expenses for fleets. Rightfully so because without properly functioning vehicles, the downside and risk to your businessRead More...

Vehicle Inspection Checklist: A Guide to Smarter, More Efficient Inspections

Vehicle Inspection Checklist: A Guide to Smarter, More Efficient Inspections The cost of paper vehicle pre-trip inspection forms Drivers can only complete daily vehicle inspection forms as quickly as they can assessRead More...

Conference of Automotive Remarketing. March 26-27, 2019 Las Vegas (USA)

Conference of Automotive Remarketing. March 26-27, 2019  Las Vegas (USA) Conference of Automotive Remarking (CAR) is the only gathering where the auction industry decides on initiatives and establishes partnerships. Solidify your relationshipsRead More...

Work Truck Show 2019- Mar 05-08, 2019 Indianapolis (USA)

  Work Truck Show 2019- Mar 05, 2019 – Mar 08, 2019 Indianapolis (USA) The Work Truck Show® is your once-a-year chance to see all of the newest industry products, choose fromRead More...
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