Transport industry veteran Julie Allen has joined PARS as the Southeast Regional Sales Manager.
Julie is responsible for achieving key sales objectives by managing existing and new client relations in the company’s southeast territory. Julie joins PARS with over 10 years of business development and sales experience that includes the fleet vehicle transport sector.
Reporting to Terry Langness, Vice President of National Sales, Allen will serve customers and introduce PARS vehicle transport and logistics services to companies in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas.
Mr. Wolford is a 28-year veteran of CEI who oversees the client services team that is responsible for the day to day management of CEI customers, the loss recovery team responsible for subrogation collection – which totaled over $54 million in 2016 – and the salvage operation that sell total loss vehicles for CEI’s clients.
“I am particularly pleased to announce the promotion of John because he is the epitome of integrity and unconditional dedication,” says Claudia Smolda, Chief of Staff and CEI co-founder. “He always gives 100 percent in his relations with our repair shop owners, vendors, strategic partners, and employees.”
As the summer months approach, most people turn to thoughts of sunshine, outdoor barbecues and destination trips.Yet travelers often are greeted by detours, lane closures and delays for road repairs that generally are reserved for warmer weather.
Researchers at the University of Missouri have studied systems to alleviate inevitable backups and delays.
Researchers found that using variable speed limits in construction zones may ease congestion, reduce crashes and make work zones safer for both workers and travelers nationally.
ARI’s Tony Candeloro will discuss how fleets can drive performance through statistical analysis, benchmarking and scorecards during the June 15th webinar.
ARI in partnership with the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) will host a free webinar on Thursday, June 15 at 1:00 p.m. featuring ARI’s Senior Vice President, Technology and Operations Tony Candeloro.
During the webinar, ROI vs. COI: The Cost of Ignoring Your Fleet, Candeloro will discuss how fleets can leverage statistical analysis, benchmarking and comprehensive scorecards to improve overall performance.
By Mark Boada, Senior Editor
Lukas Neckermann is the managing director of Neckermann Strategic Advisors, a mobility consultancy based in London, England. He was the keynote speaker at NAFA’s International Fleet Academy in Tampa, Florida this year. Fleet Management Weekly interviewed him the day after he delivered his presentation.
You were talking about how we are in the midst of a mobility revolution. Can you please explain the basics of what is happening and why?
We are in the middle of a transformation based on three converging trends. The first trend is zero emissions, or the electrification of not just the automobile but all forms of transport, especially road transport. Second is zero accidents, which is achievable by the widespread adoption of self-driving or autonomous vehicle technology. And the third is zero ownership, which is the trend that encompasses car sharing, ride hailing, ride sharing and more broadly speaking the sharing economy.
By Jeofrey Bean
Tap the insights and experience of successful customer experience professionals to improve your fleet services.
A board of directors advises the company about its overall business strategy. A customer experience advisory board is similar, but is specific to the topic of customer experience. If your company is serious about improving its customer experience, a key step is to create an advisory board dedicated to that end.
The job of a customer experience advisory board is to identify where the existing customer experience can be improved and to recommend when a new customer experience should be created.
Keynote speeches can be memorable, or, sometimes, their substance can evaporate by the time you reach the door.
Doug Keeley’s inspirational keynote at the recent NAFA I&E was a perfect example of the former – we left the room wanting to hear much more. So, in this week’s issue, we feature our interview with him: “Q&A: Storyteller Doug Keeley on How to Be a Great Leader.”
Automotive futurist Lukas Neckermann’s keynote speech at NAFA IFA, preceding I&E, was similarly enthusiastically received. We published an interview with Neckermann several weeks ago and are now reading his newly-published book: Smart Cities, Smart Mobility – aptly subtitled Transforming the Way we Live and Work.
Enjoy the issue and check our website FleetManagementWeekly.com for daily updates on the latest news surrounding the fleet industry.
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There are many types of leaders, but all of those leaders have some things in common. For example: accountability, clarity of vision, and the ability to communicate.