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Telematics: Justifying the Cost

Justifying the cost for a telematics implementation could be a hard sell to stakeholders. Conducting a pilot is an effective way to determine the right telematics solution and convince wary officials and taxpayers that it's worth the cost.

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N.Y. County to Save $400K With Leasing Initiative

Cattaraugus County (N.Y.) expects to save nearly $400,000 in its 2018 budget by leasing 31 vehicles rather than buying them outright.

What Elected Officials and City Managers Want Fleets to Know

Experts in fleet management and municipal governance share advice for public-sector fleet managers who wish to build stronger and more mutually beneficial relationships with their administrators.

Texas Sheriff to Purchase Used Patrol Vehicles

The San Jacinto County (Texas) Sheriff's Office is purchasing used police vehicles to replace its aged fleet — some vehicles on the road have 300,000 miles on them.

Fleet Is a Full-Time Job

The fleet management companies, the telematics providers, the upfitters, and the general service providers in our market can offer you some wonderful advice, but the only person who can really tie it all together is a fleet manager.

Lease-Purchase Strategy Fueling Fleet Acquisition

Government fleets spurred by historically low interest rates have been turning to a wider range of leasing and financing instruments to replace aging vehicles.

Fleet Budgets Continue to Rise

Nearly three of four respondents to Government Fleet’s 2016 financial survey said budgets have returned to 2010 levels, and low fuel cost was one of the biggest contributors to operating budget reductions.

Five Steps for Managing Your Fleet's Energy Budget

Energy consumption accounts for a large part of a fleet’s operating budget. Fleet managers need to look for efficient and long-lasting ways to reduce this expense.

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.

Report Your Way to Improved Productivity

Whether you're managing the shop, equipment, or the budget, fleet reports can help identify efficiencies and make your job easier in the meantime.