Eliott Fitch

Eliott has a long history of enthusiastic writing and reporting on a number of topics related to the automotive industry.

Recent Posts

How to Select a Fleet Management Partner?

Posted by Eliott Fitch on Apr 9, 2015 10:05:00 AM

5 Tips for Selecting a Fleet Management Company 

You have the idea that you might need a fleet manager to aid with your vehicle management strategies...but where do you start?  To help, we have provided five tips for selecting a fleet management company:

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Best Practices Guide

Posted by Eliott Fitch on Feb 11, 2014 3:48:00 PM

Greetings from you friends at Caritas Vehicle Services!  We hope your new year is off to a very smooth and productive start!  As part of our ongoing effort to maintain high standards of service, we recently conducted a survey with our Catholic Religious clients to seek their input on how we may better serve their transportation needs.  A strong consensus emerged around a particular idea, which is to have Caritas provide a detailed summary of Best Practices for managing a Congregation's vehicles.
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Green Your Fleet

Posted by Eliott Fitch on Feb 6, 2014 4:53:00 PM

Green Fleet Best Practices

 Green_Fleet_ImageOne of the most important aspects of vehicle management going forward is ensuring that we minimize our destructive environmental impact as much as possible. Environmental management for fleets typically focuses on greenhouse gases, air pollution, and MPG; and it includes the following:

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Vehicle Management for Religious Communities

Posted by Eliott Fitch on Jan 31, 2014 1:58:00 PM

Vehicles are a major expense to any business...Religious Communities are no exception.Caritas_Picture_1

While vehicles are necessary tools for working within your chosen ministry, their purchase and upkeep may not be foremost in the drivers mind. All drivers have the Community's best interest at heart, but lack of expertise can end up costing thousands of dollars in unnecessary repairs and downtime.

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Measurement and Analytics: How to Improve Your Fleet Management’s Productivity

Posted by Eliott Fitch on Jan 29, 2014 5:04:00 PM

How to improve your fleet management performance?digital-media-measurement

We recently asked top performing Fleet Managers from around the country to identify one aspect of their job that drives the greatest overall improvement in their fleet operations. The #1 response – Measurement!


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What Does a Fleet Manager Do?

Posted by Eliott Fitch on Jan 23, 2014 4:27:00 PM

What Are the Key Responsibilities of an Effective Fleet Manager?


A Professional Fleet Manager is your “go to” expert for everything automotive. A Fleet Manager’s primary role is to protect your company’s investment in vehicle assets and this requires someone with a high level of auto industry expertise, advanced management and consulting skills, and the personal commitment to partner with your management team as a trusted advisor. Whether you have $100k or $50m in vehicles on the road, a skilled Fleet Manager’s job is to reduce the risk and operating expense of your fleet. So, exactly how do successful a Fleet managers do this?  Let’s take a look . . .

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Safe Vehicle Practices for Assisted Living Communities

Posted by Eliott Fitch on Jan 7, 2014 1:46:00 PM


Safe Vehicles and Good Driving Practices

In an assisted living community, nothing is more important than the safety of the residents in their care.  These individuals and their families entrust the community to maintain a level of service that is second to none.  All assisted living communities take major steps to ensure the safety of their residents within the confines of the establishment by capable staff, but what steps are being taken to ensure the safety of the residents when they must be moved by on-site vehicles? 

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