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NY Health Law Expands Smoke-free Workplace to Company Vehicles

Health concerns about exposure to secondhand smoke have caused many states to enact clean indoor air laws that restrict or prohibit smoking in the workplace. Currently, 24 states have such restrictions. In addition, many cities and counties have enacted similar ordinaces that restrict or prohibit smoking in the workplace. The question is what constitutes a "workplace." READ MORE

Under-Reserving Depreciation Expense is Compounding Fleet Resale Losses

Although resale prices for used fleet vehicles in the wholesale market have stabilized in recent months, the majority of vehicles whose depreciation has been amortized at two percent per month continue to lose money at resale. READ MORE

The Next Generation of Fleet Management

Throughout corporate America, fleet managers are under constant and ever-greater pressure to reduce expenses, make their fleet operations more efficient, and maximize driver productivity at the lowest possible cost. However, managers of well-run fleets will tell you that is getting harder and harder to significantly reduce costs without fundamentally altering the composition of their fleet. READ MORE

Resale Losses Prompt Some Management to Reconsider Driver Reimbursement

A few fleet managers are voicing concern that their senior management is reacting to the current resale losses on their fleet vehicles by questioning the necessity of offering company-provided vehicles. They ask whether driver reimbursement might be a better option since it eliminates the company's vulnerability to downwings in used-vehicle values. READ MORE

Are We Losing Control Over Fleet Management?

Ask yourself, how much control do you really have over the following market conditions? READ MORE

Why the Federal Government Should Discourage Employee Reimbursement

Professional fleet management helps the federal government achieve its environmental objective by operating millions of well-maintained, fuel-efficient vehicles. These late-model company-provided vehicles that are on the road today help the government to reduce tailpipe emission levels and conserve gasoline. READ MORE

Is Your Employee Sales Program Leaving Money on the Table?

One skill that sets apart exceptional fleet managers is their vehicle remarketing expertise. Nowadays, emphasis is placed on fleet purchasing and not enough on remarketing. READ MORE

How to Manage a 'Reverse Expansion'

In the past 12 months, there have been a growing number of corporate downsizings and layoffs; but in today’s politically correct business environment, such terms are viewed as too harsh. READ MORE

Do Limited Choice Selectors Cultivate Driver Receptivity to Reimbursement?

In the early years of fleet, company drivers were typically given a selector allowing them to choose between a Ford, Chevrolet, or Plymouth. READ MORE

Fleet Policy is the DNA of Your Fleet

For the past several years, I have read with fascination about the human genome project, which seeks to decipher the DNA instructions that, along with environment, help to determine who we are as individuals. READ MORE

An Effective RFP is the Foundation to Creating a Successful Partnership with Your Fleet Supplier

The underlying message of this month’s cover story is that the key to negotiating an effective fleet services agreement starts with an effective request for proposal (RFP). READ MORE


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Mike Antich

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Mike Antich has covered fleet management and remarketing for more than 20 years and was inducted in the Fleet Hall of Fame in 2010.

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