In Memoriam: Coach's Insights

Ed Bobit

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Thinking of the Newbies of the Future

July 14, 2014

A lot has changed in the past 10-15 years, so we can only imagine this momentum will continue into the next decade-plus. How will this change impact the fleet manager of tomorrow?

Tags: Safelite, Ed Bobit, Mondelez, Career Advancement, Pioneer Natural Resources, Chubb Insurance, Sentry Insurance

Author: Ed Bobit | Posted @ Monday, July 14, 2014 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

Are Your Drivers Really the Wild Card in Your MPG-Seeking Goal?

Maybe “yes” if you believe the experts who say that up to 30 percent of a vehicle’s efficiency is impacted by driver behavior. Maybe “no” if you are not influencing your drivers.

May 7, 2013

Maybe “yes” if you believe the experts who say that up to 30 percent of a vehicle’s efficiency is impacted by driver behavior. Maybe “no” if you are not influencing your drivers.

Tags: Drivers, Fuel Economy, Ed Bobit

Author: Ed Bobit | Posted @ Tuesday, May 7, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

How's Your IQ on MPG?

December 21, 2012

Your test score depends heavily on whether you have set and implemented multi-faceted policies and strategies to reduce fuel costs. Today, it calls for a critical approach, ranging from vehicle selection to modifying driver behavior.

Tags: Fuel Economy, Ed Bobit

Author: Ed Bobit | Posted @ Friday, December 21, 2012 12:00 AM | » Comments(3)

How Can ‘Newbie’ and Untrained Fleet Managers Make a Difference?

There has been a transition to turning to the fleet management companies (FMCs), and OEMs for direction, counseling, and technical and systems advice. New (and even the more experienced) managers in the company fleet function have new challenges and opportunities.

August 7, 2012

There has been a transition to turning to the fleet management companies (FMCs), and OEMs for direction, counseling, and technical and systems advice. New (and even the more experienced) managers in the company fleet function have new challenges and opportunities.

Tags: Siemens, Ed Bobit, Sprint, ADP, new fleet manager

Author: Ed Bobit | Posted @ Tuesday, August 7, 2012 12:00 AM | » Comments(6)

Who Are the REAL Fleet Managers?

There is a striking disparity among the nation’s keepers of fleets. A study of the demographics and personal profiles provides interesting answers.

April 4, 2012

There is a striking disparity among the nation’s keepers of fleets. A study of the demographics and personal profiles provides interesting answers.

Tags: PepsiCo, Siemens, Ed Bobit, Sprint, LabCorp

Author: Ed Bobit | Posted @ Wednesday, April 4, 2012 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

Consider Complete Safety Knowledge for Your Own Job Safety

October 11, 2011

With so many other corporate departments interested in a company’s overall welfare, you have an obligation to prioritize the prudent care of your drivers. If ignored, you are vulnerable.

Tags: Ed Bobit, Fleet Safety Conference

Author: Ed Bobit | Posted @ Tuesday, October 11, 2011 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

Do You Know ‘Fleet?’ Here’s a Candid Perspective

There have always been divergent opinions on the actual role of “fleet” vs. “retail” among automakers and the industry. Here are some new observations of facts that may corrode some of the myths.

July 26, 2011

There have always been divergent opinions on the actual role of “fleet” vs. “retail” among automakers and the industry. Here are some new observations of facts that may corrode some of the myths.

Tags: Ed Bobit

Author: Ed Bobit | Posted @ Tuesday, July 26, 2011 5:11 PM | » Comments(0)

An Enigma No More

Joe Gholston in Austin, Texas.

March 25, 2011

A lot of the fleet community knows Joe Gholston, the pivotal sage at Chrysler Fleet in Detroit. I think I’ve known him for maybe 20 years and have never found anyone who doesn’t like him and respect him as I do.

Tags: Joe Gholston, Chrysler, Ed Bobit

Author: Ed Bobit | Posted @ Friday, March 25, 2011 9:36 AM | » Comments(3)

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