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Eliott Fitch

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

Recent Posts

Fuel Management and your Vehicle Fleet

Posted by Eliott Fitch on Jun 18, 2014 4:28:00 PM

 

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fuel-fleet-managementOne of the most important aspects of proper fleet management is a strategic and well-organized fuel management plan.  Here at Fleet Services, we accomplish this for our clients through a system of fuel cards developed by a company called WEX Inc.

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Topics: Lowering Fleet Costs

What happens if you don't change your oil?

Posted by Eliott Fitch on Apr 3, 2014 4:23:00 PM

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Changing your oil is one of the simplest and most effective ways to keep your car running cleaner, for longer. It is also probably the most procrastinated activity in vehicle maintenance. So, what happens to your car when you push it past the limit?  What happens if you don't change your oil?

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Topics: Maintenance Tips

Distractions and Driver Safety

Posted by Eliott Fitch on Mar 11, 2014 3:59:00 PM

Distracted_Driving_-_2We all know that distracted driving is one of the most difficult issues facing the driving public today.  This issue is particularly relevant for fleet managers as they have to wrestle with the liability risks involved, while maintaining a free and relaxed environment for employees. 

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Managing Maintenenace of Fleet Vehicles

Posted by Eliott Fitch on Dec 20, 2013 2:57:00 PM

mechanicalBest Practices Surrounding Maintenance of Vehicles

Vehicles in fleets require regular and cost-effective maintenance and repair. We recommend this be achieved via a managed maintenance program.  We have as our strategic partner in managed maintenance a global and national leader in this process – Network, a division of LeasePlan.  One of Network/LeasePlan’s facilities is located in a Chicago suburb, and we recommend to executive leadership of all prospective clients that they visit and tour it as part of their information gathering process.  Such a visit/tour normally takes a morning or afternoon to complete.  Please consider such a trip.  At this service facility, you would learn more about the following best practices that are part of our managed maintenance program:

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