Photo courtesy of Vision Fleet.

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Vision Fleet Wins Back Indianapolis Leasing Contract

Vision Fleet will lease battery-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, and provide charging infrastructure to the City of Indianapolis, following legal and political entanglements over the company's previous deal with the city.

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Tenn. City Falls $6M Behind on Fleet Replacements

The City of Maryville, Tenn., will need $1.5 million per year over the next 20 years to catch up to a regular replacement schedule.

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N.Y. County Considers Leasing to Reduce Costs

St. Lawrence County, N.Y., is considering a contract with Enterprise Fleet Management to begin leasing its vehicles rather than owning them to save at least $500,000 over a 10-year period.

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How Will Public Fleet Finances Fare in 2016?

Government Fleet magazine is conducting a survey to determine financial trends among public sector fleets. The 15-minute survey is open to those managing a public sector fleet as well as finance managers.

Detroit Executive Fleet Manager Craig Rice is pictured here with one of the new 2015 Ford Fusion hybrids, which get twice the fuel economy of the vehicles they replace. Photo courtesy of City of Detroit

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How Detroit's Fleet Survived City Bankruptcy

Two years after Detroit’s Chapter 9 bankruptcy filing, the city fleet has come out stronger, with a fleet that’s leaner, more data-driven, and striving for further improvements.

Pictured is one of the city's newer fire apparatus. Photo via Facebook/Schertz Fire Rescue.

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Texas City's $1M Bonds Finance Fire Trucks

The City of Schertz, Texas, council approved $1 million in certificates of obligation to finance two fire engine purchases.

Photos courtesy of Rancho California Water District.RCWD’s fleet mostly consists of light- and medium-duty vehicles, with a few heavier pieces of equipment for pipeline maintenance as well as a vactor truck.

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California Water Utility Weighs Leasing

In a push to decrease maintenance costs and increase the fleet’s overall MPG — and with the help of telematics data — this public utility’s fleet manager is putting a proposal together that would move the owned fleet to a full lease program.

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D.C. Mayor Orders Fleet Review, Oversight Legislation Proposed

Mayor Vincent Gray ordered a review of the procurement and use of fleet vehicles, and two councilmembers introduced legislation to require approval on all vehicle leases.

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Leasing: Not Just for Private Sector Fleets

Current economic conditions require government fleet managers to seek alternatives to funding their fleet through different finance methodologies. Leasing is a practical solution, which in the past, was primarily utilized only by the private sector.

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Leasing Equipment Can Extend Tight Budgets

With many public sector fleet budgets straining in difficult economic times, leasing construction equipment can provide a financially viable option to purchasing for short-term needs.

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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