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Can Fleets Subscribe to a Vehicle?

For fleets, technology is enabling a more efficient way to use vehicles, increase utilization, and more precisely match the type of vehicle to usage.

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.

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.

Jamie Schaefer (left), PacLease manager at Kenworth Sales Co., has worked with Idaho Youth Ranch for several years. Through this partnership, Gregg Crow (right), IYR’s former director of distribution, was able to add new trucks to help expand IYR's network of thrift stores. Crow recently stepped down, handing over the reins to Jason Whitley. "Gregg kept feeding me information and how-to's on his job; I learned from the best," says Whitley.

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Updated Trucks Keep Nonprofit’s Fleet Costs Down

Idaho Youth Ranch has improved fleet efficiency through initiatives such as mobile technicians and electronic routing, as well as by adding new Kenworth T270 leased trucks to its fleet.

Jennifer Rivera, a salesperson for Organogenesis, drives the Mazda CX-5 as her work vehicle when traveling to clients in Kansas and Nebraska. She says that she usually picks silver or white to help the vehicle look less dirty. Photo courtesy of Eye Kandy Photography.

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What are Fleets' Must-Have Vehicle Features?

This health technology company shares the most desired features in its fleet vehicles — from both the fleet manager’s and driver’s perspectives — particularly the Mazda CX-5, a first-time choice for the company.

Henderson, Ky.-based Sitex Corp., a uniform and linen services provider, runs its medium-duty fleet to 150,000 miles over a five-year term and then replaces vehicles with another lease. Photo courtesy of Sitex Corp.

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Truck Purchasing to Leasing: 10 Questions to Answer

There are many ways to lease trucks, many types of lease providers, and a multitude of truck configurations. Here's a primer to help you navigate the decision.

Solace Home Healthcare's new Nissan Rogues feature the company logo. Photo courtesy of Solace Home Healthcare.

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Lease or Expense? Health Care Fleet Offers Choice to Drivers

Solace Home Healthcare allows its clinicians to expense their personal vehicles or use a leased vehicle for a set monthly payment — for both professional and personal use.

The Summit Landscape Management team with its truck fleet. Photo courtesy of Summit Landscape Management.

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Landscape Fleet Shortens Truck Lives From 15 to Five Years

This landscape company has decided to try leasing to maintain newer vehicles in its fleet. So far, the newer trucks have decreased maintenance downtime and improved employee morale.

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Open-End Versus Closed-End Leasing

For both small and large fleets, choosing the correct lease type requires consideration of costs, utilization, and remarketing scenarios.

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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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