Vehicle Sales

Preventive Maintenance Reduces Fuel Consumption & Delivers ROI

Fleet Management, Maintenance, Vehicle Sales
June 6, 2017

Preventive Maintenance (PM) is one of the more obvious “secrets” to operating a profitable fleet. It is even more important for pre-owned commercial trucks and vans, which can deliver measurable ROI if they are well-maintained. Managers and d...

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Pre-Owned Deal Time: The Upside of a Down Market

Fleet Management, Vehicle Sales
March 17, 2017

Throughout 2016, tracking the sales of pre-owned vehicles sometimes felt like a roller coaster ride. Take the sales of pre-owned Class 8 trucks, for example—up 15 percent from May to June, then falling 8 percent from June to July, and finally dropp...

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3 Great Trends in Light Duty Trucks

Leasing, Rental, Vehicle Sales
February 9, 2017

From engines to economics, the new name of the game is “efficiency” With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, we’ve identified a few key trends in light duty trucks –you know, those vehicles that get millions of flowers into the hands of ha...

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Attention, Shoppers: Expect Younger & Cleaner Pre-Owned Choices

Fleet Management, Vehicle Sales
December 1, 2016

If you’re in the market for a pre-owned heavy-duty truck right now, you’re in luck: recent industry trends are solidly in your favor. Namely, you can expect lower prices on younger vehicles with a lot less wear-and-tear. One reason for the abu...

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The Truth About Trailers: Pre-Owned Buying Tips

Fleet Management, Vehicle Sales
September 22, 2016

For some, the challenge of identifying the perfect pre-owned trailer to buy has been compared to choosing which of your children is your favorite: An impossible task. But it doesn’t need to be as dramatic as that. More often than not, choosing t...

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Lights! Brakes! Transmission! the Big 3 When Buying Pre-Owned  

Fleet Management, Vehicle Sales
July 21, 2016

If you’re looking to the pre-owned market for your next truck, you’re not alone. Close to 60% of all class 8 trucks purchased by owner-operators are actually pre-owned, according to the 2015 Truck Purchase and Lease Survey by Overdrive.com. Y...

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5 Fleet Management Trends to Watch

Fleet Management, Maintenance, Rental, Vehicle Sales
June 27, 2016

Fleet managers are assessing the first half of 2016 and shaking their heads a bit. Fuel prices are at near-historic lows: great. Driver and mechanic shortages are troubling: that’s a tough one. Regulations are escalating: what else is new? Freight ...

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A Shifting Landscape for Heavy-Duty Aftermarket Parts

Fleet Management, Fleet Products, Vehicle Sales
May 20, 2016

Owning your fleet comes with one undeniable fact: You’re going to need parts to keep those trucks on the road over the long haul—lots and lots of parts. Of course, that means a big expense that you need to manage smartly. One way to control those...

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Easy Savings: Top 4 Financing Options for Pre-Owned Vehicles

Fleet Management, Vehicle Sales
March 22, 2016

In 2016, the planets have aligned to create a true buyer’s market for pre-owned trucks. Inventories are fairly high, so prices have come down. A great deal of the used iron available now is newer, which means mileage tends to be lower than any t...

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How to turn maintenance challenges into your competitive advantage

Fleet Management, Maintenance, Vehicle Sales
January 28, 2016

This blog is the last in our series detailing challenges in the maintenance landscape facing today’s fleet operators. Previous posts covered how best to deal with the technician shortage and new emissions regulations and fuel standards. Did you ...

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