Technology has overwhelmed work environments with a relentless stream of emails, meetings, and distractions.
Research by the University of London reveals that our IQ drops by five to 15 points when we are multitasking. The ability to focus is a competitive advantage in the world today.
In 2010, Eric Schmidt, then the CEO of Google, shared a concern with the world: “Every two days, we create as much information as we did from the dawn of civilization until 2003. I spend most of my time assuming the world is not ready for the technology revolution that will be happening soon.”
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The Driving Dynamics Safety Team
Speeding continues to be a serious problem. It is a contributing factor in approximately one third of all fatal collisions.
While speeding kills thousands on the highway, side roads have a fatality rate due to speeding that is almost three times that of interstates.
Why do people speed? It’s most often the result of inadequate time management.
Shell offers a variety of tools to help your fleet cut down on fuel spend - and it’s possible that you could save up to 10%.
Fleet Insurance Plus brings expert guidance to help multinational fleets choose just the right insurance in countries around the globe.
The Australian division of global automotive finance, leasing and fleet software provider, Sofico, has celebrated its 15th birthday with a special forum themed ’The Future of Fleet’ for fleet operators in the region, followed by a sunset cruise around Sydney Harbour.
The forum was attended by representatives from major Australian fleets with more than 350,000 vehicles under management, who heard news of exciting new developments for Sofico’s Miles software platform.
Forum Featured Engaging Workshops, Technology Demonstrations, Keynote Presentations, Roundtable Discussions and More Under Theme “Powered by People”
Element Fleet Management’s annual forum, Fleet Roundtable, held in National Harbor, Maryland last week brought hundreds of fleet company executives and supplier partners, automotive manufacturers and Element experts together to learn, network, and discuss challenges and opportunities impacting fleet management now and in the future.
This year’s theme, “Powered by People,” focused on the influence of personnel – from fleet management and maintenance professionals to strategic consultants – on the fleet industry. In addition to workshops and discussions, Element expanded on the theme by highlighting video stories of the people behind fleet management services.
CLM Fleet Management has appointed highly experienced automotive executive, John Lawrence, as its new managing director. Lawrence has over 23 years’ experience in the automotive industry with roles encompassing daily rental, vehicle manufacturing, fleet services, and technology.
Lawrence said he was very excited by the prospect of leading CLM and by the plans for its continued and ongoing development, which he said had ‘tremendous potential and was totally scalable’.
Check out LeasePlan’s cinematic vision of the future of mobility featuring TV celebrity and car expert Richard Hammond!