facebook twitter youtube linkedin google
  • NTEA Offers Fleet Purchasing Outlook

    Where will work truck fleets grow in 2014?  The definitive association for news on work trucks and work truck fleets, the NTEA, has released its annual 2014 Fleet Purchasing Outlook covering news and information as a result of a survey of 300+ fleet professionals. This report covers the past, present, and future of the work truck industry, and offers insight on what fleet managers can expect in terms of [&hellip

    Read More

    NAFA Releases Business Management Guide For Fleet Managers

    Today’s fleet managers need to know as much about business management as they do about the vehicles in their fleet. Fleet managers today are required to deal with all aspects of business from law to human resources; emergency operations to strategic partnering; from effective RFP writing to, constructing fleet policies and procedures. NAFA’s new Business Management Guide provides resources that can help fleet managers with the myriad of intricacies [&hellip

    Read More

    The Fleet Manager’s Guide to Alternative Fuels

    Fleet sustainability initiatives continue to receive strong support from senior management at many companies (State of the Commercial Fleet Market 2013). But, how do you roll out green initiatives without raising operating costs and exposing your fleet to market fads? A recent whitepaper from Work Truck Magazine, Going Green, Saving Green: A Fleet Manager’s Guide to Alternative Fuels Best Practices, provides fleet managers with best practices for the cost-effective [&hellip

    Read More

    7 Considerations For Selecting a Fleet Upfit Partner

    Business operations have changed dramatically in the way that organizations look at and manage their fleets. Today’s fleet manager may not have the staff needed to continue overseeing all aspects of their role. Because fleet vehicles are a sizable expense to an organization, fleet managers are often put in place for their budget and asset management skills rather than their truck equipment know-how or field knowledge. Many are new [&hellip

    Read More

    9 Strategies For Improving Fleet Sustainability

    Fleet sustainability initiatives remain a top-of-mind topic for many fleet managers. And with increasing fuel prices, many fleet managers are trying to lower fuel spend (see more). An article from Talking TCO shared 9 ways to improve fleet sustainability, which serves as a great resource for all fleet managers. To implement sustainable strategies, focus on targeting driver behavior and vehicle maintenance. Driver Behavior The decisions drivers make on a [&hellip

    Read More

    10 Considerations For Selecting The Right Liftgate

    Truck liftgates, also called liftbacks, consist of several types – according to the angle and the means of lifting and how they are mounted to the truck. Common types of liftgates include: conventional fold-up, rail-gate, dump-through, and tuck-under/fold-away styles. With such a range in the types of liftgates available, how do you choose the right one? In the recent article, Need a Lift? Remember to Spec the Right Liftgate, [&hellip

    Read More

    Challenges Facing Fleet Managers in 2013 + Forecast

    In the recent State of the Commercial Fleet Market 2013 Report, Automotive Fleet identified the top four challenges facing fleet managers today: fuel prices, cost reduction pressure, flat maintenance costs, and sustainability. Challenges at a glance: The No. 1 challenge facing commercial fleets is increasing fuel prices, which have reached record highs. Pressure for spend reductions at companies are occurring at all levels, and fleet is simply another department [&hellip

    Read More

© Copyright 2014 Auto Truck Group. All Rights Reserved.

facebook twitter youtube linkedin google