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5 Things Fleet Managers Need to Know About the Semiconductor Chip Shortage
2019 Chevrolet Malibu: 5 Fleet Features

2019 Chevrolet Malibu: 5 Fleet Features

The stalwart midsize sedan has long been utilized by commercial sales fleets due to its blend of fuel efficiency, comfort, and affordability.

August 27, 2019

15 Bright Ideas to Improve Your Fleet

15 Bright Ideas to Improve Your Fleet

One benefit of the fleet community is the ability to learn from each other’s good (and bad) experiences. Fleet managers share the initiatives that have found them success, and offer guidance on the challenges they faced along the way.

September 14, 2018

Federal vs. State & Local Fleets

Federal vs. State & Local Fleets

The largest U.S. fleets are in the federal government. How do they compare with state and local government fleets?

May 14, 2018

What Elected Officials and City Managers Want Fleets to Know
Leasing: A Budget & Maintenance Solution for Government Fleets
13 Bright Ideas to Improve Your Fleet

13 Bright Ideas to Improve Your Fleet

This compilation of “bright ideas” focuses on single, simple ideas aimed to reduce costs, improve operations, improve customer service, and more. Fleet professionals explain how they executed their plan, the challenges they faced, and the results they’ve seen or expect to achieve.

September 3, 2014

Do You Qualify for Fleet Status?

Do You Qualify for Fleet Status?

If your company’s fleet has grown, you may qualify for fleet status. If you do, the savings on work vehicles can be substantial.

January 31, 2013

How to Survive and Thrive in a Procurement Environment

Increasingly, fleet managers find themselves interacting with procurement or purchasing functions. This can lead to confusion and frustration, unless fleet managers understand how to deal with procurement pros.

January 17, 2013

A Fleet Manager's Guide: Negotiating Manufacturer Programs

A Fleet Manager's Guide: Negotiating Manufacturer Programs

It’s become a regular part of the fleet process: Manufacturers offer “rifle shot” pricing programs to willing fleet customers. Here’s how the process begins, what to look for, and how it can help reduce fleet costs.

October 5, 2012

Campbell Named Public Sector Fleet Manager of the Year

Campbell Named Public Sector Fleet Manager of the Year

Larry Campbell, CPFP, fleet manager director for the city of Fort Wayne, Ind., was named the 2012 public sector fleet manager of the year. Campbell talks to GF about greening the City's fleet, running equipment operator competitions, and learning from management.

July 16, 2012

Leveraging Procurement Dollars in a Zero-Growth Budget Environment

Bright Ideas: Procurement/Grant Funding

A fleet manager offers his seven tips for grant applications. Other fleets allow short-term equipment rental, started equipment rebuilding programs, and devised a fleet standardization policy.

June 30, 2010

Are Pre-Bid Conferences Necessary?

Are Pre-Bid Conferences Necessary?

Many public sector fleet managers have eliminated the pre-bid conference in purchasing vehicles and equipment, citing the practices of piggybacking on state contracts or joining purchasing cooperatives.

March 18, 2010

NJPA Helps Fleets Cut Costs (And Purchasing Time!)

NJPA Helps Fleets Cut Costs (And Purchasing Time!)

Offering an alternative procurement method to help fleets save money, the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) “creates an alliance between buyers and suppliers” to streamline the fleet purchasing process.

November 9, 2009

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