A landscape fleet that sees leasing as an advantage to expand its fleet, a look at open-end leasing versus closed-end leasing, and questions to ask before making the switch from ownership to leasing ranked as the most read feature stories on BusinessFleet.com during 2016.
Truck body designs, equipping a vehicle for different seasons, and light duty diesel pickups also made the list.
As the year comes to a close, let’s visit the top 10 feature articles of the year:
A closed-end lease works great for small fleets that don’t want the financial worry of the vehicle at resale. For lessees, success entails proper management of vehicle condition and mileage, as well as communicating with the lessor should driving patterns change.
Merchants Fleet has signed a 10-year lease to move to a new corporate headquarters that would keep the fleet management company in southern New Hampshire. The new headquarters is slated to open this summer.
Merchants Fleet hosted its 2019 Employee Summit in Hooksett, New Hampshire, where the fleet management company detailed to corporate employees about its recent rebranding, 2018 growth, and future plans for the company.
ARI fleet customers will be able to view telematics data about the operating conditions of their General Motors vehicles in the fleet management company's fleet management portal, under a new data agreement.
Element Fleet Management has announced a five-point plan to "reset" its fleet business that includes internal actions, a $150 million operations investment, a $300 million share offering, a purchase and wind-down of its 19th Capital joint venture, and an accountability plan.