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Car OTD Times Static, Truck OTD Improves

While OTD remained relatively static overall, year-over-year, delivery times were still above the industry average benchmark of 60 days. Quality holds and recalls impacted some high-volume fleet models.

Standardizing Vehicle Specs to Slash Fleet Costs

While it is tempting to adopt a “more-the-merrier” approach to vehicle spec’ing, fewer specs can actually offer more options, netting happier drivers and fewer administrative headaches.

100-Plus Most Important Events in Fleet

As John F. Kennedy once said, “History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside.”

Survey Shows Biggest Public Fleet Concern is Vehicle Replacement Funds

MT. LAUREL, NJ - A recent policy and procedure benchmark study conducted by ARI found the biggest challenge facing government fleet managers today is obtaining capital funds for vehicle replacements, followed by managing fuel spend and ensuring proper maintenance/PM compliance.

Fleet MY-2012 Order-to-Delivery Times Improve Slightly

Key factors causing OTD delays were increased vehicle volumes due to continued auto industry sales growth, lengthy quality holds, parts shortages, ongoing railcar shortages, recalls, plant changes, and weather-related issues.

APWA Hosts 2012 Public Works Congress & Expo

ANAHEIM, CA - The 75th annual International Public Works Congress & Exposition, hosted by the American Public Works Association (APWA), included fleet seminars and plenty of equipment on the show floor.