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Welcome to the Fleet Studies Lab, the place to elevate your knowledge of fleet operations, from EVs to telematics, from sustainability to financial matters, and everything in between. Whether you’re at the “graduate” or the “freshman” level when it comes to your fleet skill set, you’ll find plenty of helpful guidance and insights here.

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Electric, Hybrid & Alt. Fuel

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Introducing EVs Into Your Fleet. What Your Employees Need To Know

Fleet managers are transitioning to EV vehicles and need to understand battery charging, infrastructure considerations, and required maintenance.

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Smart Cities

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A definitive guide to smart cities.

Smart cities use technology to transform environmental, social and financial aspects of daily life. Read more to get the basics about what constitutes smart cities.

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Electric, Hybrid & Alt. Fuel

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Achieving Corporate Sustainability Goals Through Fleets

Improve the sustainability of your fleet vehicles by transitioning to EV, implementing proactive maintenance, and optimizing operations through data.

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Data, Telematics, & Logistics

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Turning spreadsheets into stories: How two companies uncovered the gold in their fleet data.

Fleet data almost always tells a story, but it’s not always obvious what it is. Usually, it takes extra effort and time to pinpoint the narratives to make the data more relevant, meaningful, and most importantly, actionable.

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Fleet Fundamentals

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Fleets: A recruitment and retention tool on wheels.

In today’s hypercompetitive battle for the right people, ensuring your employees are happy—and remain so—matters more than ever. The condition, performance, and features of your vehicles influence your drivers’ satisfaction and talent attraction.

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Vehicle Maintenance & Services

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Spend smarter with a trusted toll management system.

When Dean, manager of major ATM business Bancsource, was suddenly tasked with handling the toll expenses of 200+ vehicles, he didn’t know where to turn. In need of a toll management company, he consulted Mike Albert Fleet Solutions for help.

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Vehicle Maintenance & Services

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Preventive maintenance for fleet: The good, the bad and the “Ugh”.

Following a preventive maintenance schedule according to OEM recommendations is the best way to optimize your vehicles’ safety, reliability, fuel efficiency and life.

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Data, Telematics, & Logistics

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When to buy, sell, or trade your commercial fleet of vehicles.

It’s not the stock market, but effectively replacing fleet vehicles is all about timing too. Should they stay or should they go? It’s a question all fleet managers will eventually face.

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Fleet Fundamentals

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Open-end lease or closed-end lease: Is one better for your fleet?

To avoid a big down payment and hefty monthly payments that tie up your capital, leasing is an ideal way to build your fleet. Make sure you get the lease type, terms, rates and conditions that align with your business goals and circumstances.

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Vehicle Maintenance & Services

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Why You Should Make the Switch from Reactive to Proactive Fleet Maintenance

In deciding not to keep up with preventative maintenance, managers find themselves in a state of reactive maintenance: Fixing more costly issues that could have been avoided by adhering to the prevention of issues occurring in the first place.

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Six tips for managing a fleet of vehicles.

Inventory management, fuel efficiency, maintenance costs, retaining talent, vehicle acquisition, vehicle life-cycle strategy… No matter the size of the fleet, the challenges of fleet management are the same.