Source: Truck Purchasing to Leasing: 10 Questions to Answer
The following article is very good at pointing out what Enterprise and other leasing company’s have done with Light , medium and heavy duty trucking. I can do the same things for many prospects and clients as well. Of course they will tell you well they can only handle the vehicle from a certain brand and will not manage the rest, Here to say not true.
Being with a large auto group like City World and Major World I can offer the same to fleets as well. I can give you variety of vehicles which help to make the right fit and balance to the company’s needs and budget. With many Franchises comes many locations for standard service issues and constant contact of one person coordinating any and all issues. Get the same savings if not more so from us over them with ability to deliver and monitor and help track and care for vehicles in other locations around the USA as well.
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I don’t believe this is the total answer. I do however believe it is part of the answer for sure. I think a bigger part of the answer is getting back to neighbor hood patrols and beat cops. They patrol now but ask an officer if he knows the names of the owners of the businesses or managers in his area. See how many of the Neighbor hood know there actual names and have had conversations in passing with them. Have they bothered to get out of the RMP just to stand around and say hello to those waiting at a bus stop or chat and play with the kids for a bit in the parks? this is what will help with reducing the shootings of unarmed people and wrongful stops and harassment. This is what we need to get all departments and there copmmunites back . It doesn’t matter how large or small the department what matters is them actualy caring and showing it to those they serve.
When I was a kid they had night sticks which were used before the gun was pulled even if the other guy had a gun or knife. They treated the kids like there own and would set them straight(if you know what I mean) then take you home and tell your parents if they didn’t like there response to the situation they put the issues on them next time the kid did anything everyone got hassled not just the kid. Trust me you got your act together. This is what we need now not the promotion of oh he is the man a cop don’t talk to him he will only make trouble for you. We to teach respect them do as they say and work it out peacefully. No arguing just answer the questions take the ticket with a smile fight it later same with any other issues don’t be an aggressor. Everyone is human and it plays a very big factor in the problems today. We tend to think they should be superhuman and not have issues.
Can virtual reality training help reduce escalation in police encounters? Maybe not: “You can fuss with…how to optimize contact between public and law enforcement, but sometimes the solution is simply for that contact not to occur.”
via No, virtual reality isn’t going to solve America’s policing problem. — Discover
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“Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.” Bernice Johnson Reagon
via Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you! — 8ighth Wonder
This is a very good article for small to midsized fleets as well as large fleets to read. It gives good ideas and information on how to get good tire life and there by good fuel economy out of your vehicle fleet.
Source: Improve Fuel Efficiency by Maximizing Tire Life
This is becoming a big problem here in the USA. It helps to support those who want total Autonomous driving vehicles on the road. Take the human factor out less road rage and accidents. My feeling is simple Just calm down people and use some common sense behind the wheel. Pay attention to the road not the Cell phone in your hand ladies that you just cannot seem to put down while driving. Time to get back to the basic rules of the road training as well. The unwritten rules like if it is bigger than your car it goes first or has right of way. You know that on second longe3r to get to the next red light is not going to make you any earlier or later to the party or work.
Most of all if your so stressed when driving to work or out somewhere then find someone else to ride with or take a public or private transportation service and save lives, jail time and hospital and court time for being stupid on the road. Set the right example to the next generation and teach them something better about the road.
A new AAA study raises concerns about drivers’ willingness to retaliate after another driver has agitated them.
Source: Nearly 80% of Motorists Express Anger on the Road
This is a delightful story showing why we should never underestimate experience and the knowledge of elders in whatever business you are in. Remember the knowledge passed down will some day make you this type of person as well. I have found Mr. Varner’s story to be quite insightful and a good measure of stop and think. I found this on LinkedIn and just had to share it on my blog I do hope no feathers are ruffled. I only hope I come up with things like this to pass on when I get the knowledge.
A ship engine failed, no one could fix it. Then they brought in a man with 40 yrs. on the job. He inspected the engine carefully, top to bottom. After looking things over, the guy reached into his bag and pulled out a small hammer. He gently tapped something. Instantly, the engine lurched into life. The engine was fixed! 7 Days later the owners got his bill for 10k. ‘What?!’ the owners said ‘You hardly did anything. Send us an itemized bill. ” the reply simply said Tapping with a hammer. $2 Knowing where to tap? $9,998 Don’t Ever Underestimate Experience.
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This article offers a lot of good points. But I believe those same arguments can be thwarted with the new technology and some old school initiatives be placed into effect and the company standing behind whatever is instituted.
One thing I have never been able to understand is why someone who needs a particular vehicle to earn a living would not take care of it! when it is down in theory that employee makes no money for the company yet is getting paid while the vehicle is repaired. Just doesn’t seem fair to me that this cannot be straightened out.
Source: 7 Reasons Why Vehicle Condition Should Not be Part of an Employee’s Annual…
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I try to convey this message to all my customers. Even those that have been in business using up fitted vehicles for years. It is something that should always be revisited. Keeping it basic that just works versus having the efficient set up possible after trial and error to work faster find even easier the things you need for the job at hand is always good.
Source: All Successful Upfits Start with Careful Planning
This was a good article that should be read by those who even manage a fleet of 2 or more vehicles. When it comes to down time a smaller fleet will suffer most as it may or will not have back ups to back ups for drivers to use until replacement is ready.
Since the typical smaller fleet buyer usually waits till the last minute to order he usually ends up going off the rack shall we say, when he needs a designer truck/van. This article helps you to see ways to help planning early and getting the right truck/van ordered and delivered for the best possible price point making every one happier and more efficient and productive.
Source: Challenges & Solutions for Spec’ing Vans & Trucks
This is a very good article that I felt just needed to be passed on. It is good for emerging fleets midsized fleets alike to learn from and get ideas to help there bottom line. covers everything from design to build to delivery to service to replace. take a good minute to read and quite possibly improve your company.
by the way I can help the smaller guys with a lot of what is talked about in this article given the right chance.
Source: Vocational Spotlight: Service, Delivery Fleets