If your responsibilities include managing material handling equipment, you will want to follow Keith Trumbull’s superb monthly Fleet Asset Management column in Fleet Management Weekly. Vice president of material handling equipment at Element Fleet Management, Keith is an expert on strategically managing these key fleet assets.
His past columns have taken us from the basics of material handling to the latest trends in the equipment, to getting a grip on costs. This month, Keith helps us understand the differences between leasing and owning assets and the advantages/disadvantages of both methods in his column– Financial Decision-Making: Leasing Versus Buying Material Handling Equipment. It is outstanding and well worth a read if you manage any type of assets.