The rule of thumb has been to replace vehicles before the operating costs trend line starts to exceed that of fixed costs. But what happens when you can’t source replacement vehicles due to order allocation restrictions?
Have an opinion? Gripe? Praise? Automotive Fleet offers industry professionals the opportunity to "sound off," sharing ideas, opinions, perspectives and observations with peers across the industry.
Cost containment is the issue of the day as national economic and future market conditions remain uncertain for the latter half of this year and into calendar-year 2024.
From telematic systems and 5G broadband to dashcams and proactive maintenance, advancing technology is helping fleets improve efficiencies, trim costs and keep drivers safe.
Government directives calling for EV-only production by 2035 will increase pressure on the supply and costs of commodities such as aluminum and copper, both key components in EV production.
Three of the top fleet management companies have united. AF’s Editor Mike Antich speaks with Shlomo Crandus, CEO of the combined enterprise, about integrating different cultures, products, and processes.
Five factors — vehicle complexity, unscheduled maintenance, parts delays, inflation and labor costs — have contributed to double-digit price increases.
A company's individual P&L center managers have a tremendous impact over execution of fleet policy within their areas of control. Fleet managers must partner with these stakeholders, giving them latitude to influence fleet decisions to maximize the opportunity to achieve their P&L objectives.