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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

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

Posted by Eliott Fitch on Oct 7, 2014 4:32:00 PM

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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Life Cycle Cost of Cars

Posted by Eliott Fitch on Jun 11, 2014 3:38:00 PM

One of the overall goals of good fleet management is to reduce your fleet's operating costs. The best strategy to reduce your costs is to select vehicles with high re-sale value, good fuel economy, and low maintenance expenses...vehicles with a low total lifecycle cost.  A good fleet manager will evaluate all of the factors that impact purchasing, maintaining, and remarketing a vehicle, and present you with an analysis of which vehicles you can place in your fleet to lower the overall operating cost.  

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Topics: Fleet Considerations

Considering outsourcing fleet management?

Posted by Eliott Fitch on Jun 10, 2014 12:59:00 PM

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Photo By Emilio Labrador: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode

Proper vehicle or fleet management is one of the biggest challenges facing any growing business. Purchasing and managing a vehicle is a huge responsibility in your personal life, why let it fall by the wayside for your business?

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Topics: Fleet Considerations

Fleet Manager - Roles and Responsibilities

Posted by Eliott Fitch on May 23, 2014 3:45:00 PM


 

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Manheim Auto Auction

Posted by Eliott Fitch on Apr 18, 2014 9:11:00 AM

Today, our staff went on a guided tour of the Manheim Milwaukee Auto Auction located near Racine, WI to get a better look at where vehicles go when a company decides to replace them.

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Topics: Remarketing

How close are we to the self-driving car?

Posted by Eliott Fitch on Mar 26, 2014 9:17:00 AM

 

Google_PriusRecently, when asked whether we would see self-driving cars by 2020, the President of GM, Dan Ammann, responded without hesitation “I’d be quite surprised if it didn’t happen by then.”

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How to Select a Fleet Management Partner

Posted by Eliott Fitch on Jan 21, 2014 8:30:00 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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Vehicle Management Options - How to manage vehicles

Posted by Eliott Fitch on Jan 6, 2014 2:02:00 PM

 

Options for those considering the best ways to manage their fleets of cars. 

Fleet Management

 

It's time to face it... A company with an unmanaged fleet is throwing money away on a daily basis.  The efficiencies lost, incentives not utilized, maintenance costs, replacement and disposal considerations, time costs...etc, they all add up.  To run the lean business that this economy demands, something needs to be done.  That's why we have taken the time to analyze three different options available to companies in choosing what to do with their fleets.  

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