Many fleet managers, like many business professionals, would likely prefer to endure an audit rather than stand in front of upper management with the spotlight thrust upon them. Yet, having the ability to explain the importance of your department, its function in the company structure, and even your own accomplishments, is critical to success in business.
A Vehicle Equivalency Unit (VEU) is a comparison measurement that can be used to normalize fleet size in terms of sedan equivalencies and annual maintenance hours required. Learn how VEUs affect your fleet, your budgeting, and your scheduling practices.
This spotlight focuses on vehicle replacement and the variables that affect a company’s vehicle replacement strategy. The following case study was developed using Utilimarc’s Vehicle Replacement Model and data from two clients who run light duty pickup trucks. Though both companies run comparable vehicles, key differences in utilization and labor rates yield vehicle replacement schedules that are unique to each company.
This Mechanic Spotlight reports give benchmarking data on mechanic wages and billable hours per mechanic. The report is based on 2011 data from more than 75 utility and municipal companies across the United States and Canada.
The Light-Duty Pickup Report includes data on the total average annual cost for light-duty pickups; operating costs per mile (net fuel); average annual internal technician labor hours per 1,000 miles driven; average annual miles driven; and more. This valuable data would normally cost hundreds or thousands of dollars for an organization.
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Pass these tips along to your drivers to help your company save money.
In addition to our annual analysis of the economic factors impacting the wholesale and retail used vehicle markets, this year
Public service fleet managers routinely use grant money to help fund their project, but few realize that many nonprofit organizations and state agencies make funds available for corporate fleets as well. On October 6, 2009, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a new round of funding for the National Clean Diesel Emissions Reduction Program. A total of $64 million in clean diesel funding is now available, but deadlines for applications expire before the end of 2009.
More than 400 fleet managers weighed in on how the economic downturn is impacting their fleets.
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