Search Products

Fleet-Central Home

Fleet-Central Store Home


Downloadable Articles

Management Tools

Custom USB Flash Drive
Digital Format
Print Format

Past Issues

Annual Fact Book and Buyers Guide
ARN Past Issues
Auto Dealer Monthly
Automotive Fleet Past Issues
Business Driver
Business Fleet Past Issues
Educational Supplements
F & I Past Issues
Fleet Association Directory
Fleet Financials Past Issues
Government Fleet Past Issues
PowerSports F&I
Special Finance
Vehicle Leasing Today
Vehicle Remarketing Past Issues
Work Truck


AF Fact Book Statistics
ARN - The How to Issue
ARN Fact Book Statistics
Government Fleet Public Fleet Audits
How to Read a Credit Report

Your shopping cart
You have 0 item(s) in your shopping cart.
Total: $0.00

View Cart

Fleet Financials - January/February 2009

click to enlarge

In this Issue:


Parsons Restructures with Economic-Forced ‘Smart’ Decision Approach
Implementing tighter centralized procurement controls, buyer accountability, and cradle-to-grave management of the procurement function has yielded significant savings in a short period of time at Parsons.

How to Make Yourself Indispensable
By taking a few proactive steps, fleet managers can make themselves close to indispensable to the company.

Should Spouses be Allowed to Drive Fleet Vehicles?
In fleets that allow personal use of company vehicles, the privilege is often extended to spouses. Are there downsides to allowing spouses – or other family members – personal use privileges?

Say ‘No’ to Senior Management without Getting Fired
When it comes to cars and trucks, everybody is an expert, especially senior managers. Saying “no” to a senior executive’s “brilliant” idea is a challenge. Preparation, information, and solid communication skills can help.

Executive Privilege: Dealing with Customizing Requests
It takes talent and hard work to move up to the executive suite. Must fleet managers acquiesce to management requests of demands that a company vehicle be customized?

How Vehicle Signage Can Boost the Bottom Line
Studies show vehicle signage can generate impressions at a cost-per-thousand far less than other forms of company promotion. With a scant 1.5 seconds for drivers to take in the message, effective sign design is key.

Vehicle Quality is Up, but So is Cost Per Repair
Vehicle quality has improved dramatically, with fleets experiencing a decline in the frequency of vehicle repairs, However, the average cost of repairs has been increasing.

The Future on In-Car Communications
Talking to your car using telematics, Wi-Fi, and mobile computing promises to revolutionize productivity in the vehicle.
This item is Currently In Stock