Top 13 Trends in Commercial Fleet Management
When reading reports about the national macro-economy, it is easy to be lulled into thinking everyone is experiencing the same business conditions; however, for many companies the economy continues to be sluggish and uncertain.This has a direct impact on company fleet operations with management cautious about allocating additional capital and exerting pressure to control expenditures — both internally and for outside services. To get a pulse of the commercial fleet market, AF surveyed a wide cross-section of fleet managers and industry suppliers.
Here’s what they told us:
Trend 1: Cost-Containment Mandates
While fuel costs have decreased, the costs for most other fleet categories have increased, resulting in upward pressure on a fleet’s total cost of ownership.