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Ken's Foods headquarters in Marlborough, Mass.

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How Leasing Helped a Salad Dressing Maker Go National

For Ken’s Foods, makers of Ken’s Salad Dressings, the long-standing relationship with its fleet lessor allowed the fleet to grow seamlessly as the company evolved into a national brand.

Irma forcast graphic via The Weather Channel.

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How Fleet Management Companies Prepped for Irma

Fleet management companies put in place resources for commercial fleets with vehicles in South Florida that may have suffered damage from Hurricane Irma. They helped drivers locate fuel, identified replacement units, and managed an influx of calls from drivers.

Image: Mitsubishi Fuso

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New Lease, Purchase Terms Offered for Fuso Cabover with Morgan Body

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc. is partnering with body builder Morgan Corp. and Daimler Truck Financial to offer special lease and purchase programs on certain 2017 Fuso FE160 Class 4 trucks.

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Enterprise Fleet Management Reboots Mobile App

Enterprise Fleet Management's new app allows fleet managers and drivers to identify and address issues, such as maintenance needs or opportunities to improve fleet efficiency in real-time.

Century Driving Group's fleet includes Mazda3 sedans. Photo courtesy of Century Driving Group.

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Driving School Offers 'Simulated Daydreaming'

Century Driving Group wants its clients in ergonomically friendly vehicles with up-to-date technology for student instruction. A good residual value helps, too.

Each of Idaho Springs Water's Kenworth T270 trucks features a wrap with an image of clean flowing water. Photo courtesy of Idaho Springs Water.

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Water Company Maximizes Driver, Vehicle Time

With an average of 60 to 100 deliveries per day, Idaho Springs Water needs efficient routing for its drivers as well as dependable and timely maintenance to keep delivery trucks on the road.

Photo: David Cullen

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PacLease Offers Toll Management to Lease, Rental Customers

Paccar Leasing has announced that it will offer automatic toll billing and collecting to its lease and rental customers through PacToll, a toll management program created through a partnership with Bestpass.

Guus Stoelinga has left his role as LeasePlan N.V.'s chief financial and risk officer.

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LeasePlan Sets Strategic Direction, Reports 2016 Results

LeasePlan N.V. increased revenue, net profit, and the number of vehicles it manages in 2016 with factors such as small and medium fleet leasing, retail leasing, and "low single-digit growth" with corporate clients, the company announced.

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LeasePlan's Pitcher Announces Retirement

LeasePlan USA President and CEO Mike Pitcher has announced that he is retiring from the fleet management company (FMC).

(Clockwise l to r) A landscape fleet discusses how leasing is an advantage to maintain newer fleet vehicles; a fleet in Alaska equips its trucks to work in all seasons, including winter; trends in vocational truck body designs are discussed, including a mobile office upfit; Domino's is now operating a customized pizza delivery vehicle.

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Top 10 Business Fleet Articles of 2016

The top 10 Business Fleet feature articles of 2016 covered several topics including leasing, truck body designs, technology, and diesel pickup trucks.

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Leasing Surveys And Whitepapers

Fleet Managment Insight: ELD Mandate

Understanding the basic principles surrounding the Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) mandate and how to meet its compliance standards.

Sustainability Best Practices

In the world of fleet management, corporate governance and governmental mandates often require a fleet to focus on sustainability as a key objective.

   
Turning Fleet Data Into Applied Strategy

There are five keys to success in transforming fleet data into successful fleet strategy. In short, success depends on the right combination of people and process.

Reimbursement vs. Leasing

At some point, every fleet faces an important choice: administer a reimbursement program or offer company-provided vehicles. This whitepaper will help you understand your options.

   
Sustainability Initiatives

In today’s economy, companies are constantly striving to identify opportunities that optimize their return on investment. As a result, saving money is at the forefront of every fleet manager’s mind.

Improving Efficiencies in Government Fleets Infographic

Cloud computing and big data are powering real-time vehicle monitoring in systems that capture a wealth of actionable information.

   
Cash Flow Management in Financing Vehicles Infographic

There are three key areas where managing your fleet can improve overall cash flow: lease options, maintenance and fuel products.

International Accounting

New accounting standards for leasing transactions are coming down the pike in 2018-19 and they will impact every company and organization with lease agreements.

   
Focused Fuel Cards

Corporate and government fleets have a number of purchasing options available to them to manage their fuel consumption and spend.

Harnessing Big Data

Today’s connected fleet generates a constant stream of data from the many activities involved in successful fleet operations.

   
Fuel Best Practices

In our ever-evolving landscape, optimizing cost-efficiency is one of the paramount priorities of a Fleet Manager.

A Leasing Guide For Fleets

While open-end lease structures are widely accepted in the U.S., this eight-part guide breaks down the advantages of closed-end leases and how this structure can improve your company's image and bottom line.

   
Selecting an FMC

3 Keys to Identifying a Flexible, Stable and Creative FMC.

 

 


 

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