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Presentations 2017-08-09T21:34:53+00:00

Mercury is committed to providing fleet management professionals with valuable resources to assist them in their efforts in achieving industry excellence. One of the many resources that we provide is information through fleet management presentations at industry seminars, workshops, conferences, and other special events. As experts in every facet of fleet management, our team of consultants is frequently invited to discuss emerging issues, complex topics, and new solutions.

All of our presentations are in an Adobe PDF file format. Adobe Acrobat Reader can be found at www.adobe.com.

2017-05-06T22:07:00+00:00

Managing Third-Party Fleet Maintenance Service Providers

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Fleet owners relying on dealerships, commercial shops or contract service providers for maintenance and repair services should understand how to ensure cost effectiveness and not assume third-party providers always have their best interests in mind. The presenters review key strategies and techniques for making sure fleet buyers receive good value for the money.

2017-08-09T21:34:55+00:00

Understanding the Differences Between Reimbursement Methods

Many companies utilize employee-provided vehicles to some degree or another in order to meet their needs for the transport of people, goods, or services. Employees who operate their vehicles for business use are compensated under either taxable or non-taxable reimbursement plans, but employers and employees often overlook differences in tax consequences between the two types of reimbursement methods.

2017-05-06T22:07:44+00:00

Maintenance and Repair Shop Management (Part 1 and Part 2)

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This 2-part presentation provides an overview of fleet maintenance and repair processes. Part 1 covers fleet management policies and procedures, preventive maintenance program design and execution, maintenance activity coding and cost center analysis. Part 2 includes how to determine fleet maintenance and repair costs and competitiveness using activity-based costing, measuring fleet performance through data sources and processing tools, and repair shop staffing.

2017-05-06T22:08:20+00:00

Liability Risk for Government Fleet Organizations

This presentation will define negligence and risk for fleet managers and, in particular, police fleet managers. It will discuss whether fleet managers could be liable under civil or criminal law while performing within their approved scope of responsibilities, as well as address whether “sovereign immunity” applies to the fleet manager.

2017-05-06T22:09:03+00:00

Fleet Performance Measurement and Benchmarking

Synopsis This presentation covers how to develop objective standards to define a company-provided vehicle or employee-provided vehicle used for business that is involved in a crash (accident). Attendees learn how to identify crash factors that are relevant to fleet vehicles and understand why fleet crash statistics are different from the general population of vehicles on the road.

2017-08-09T21:34:55+00:00

Crash Stats That Matter & Those That Don’t

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Synopsis This presentation covers how to develop objective standards to define a company-provided vehicle or employee-provided vehicle used for business that is involved in a crash (accident). Attendees learn how to identify crash factors that are relevant to fleet vehicles and understand why fleet crash statistics are different from the […]

2017-05-06T22:09:55+00:00

Tackling the Challenges of Fleet Modernization: A Case Study

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This presentation covers the principles of vehicle and fleet replacement, including the City of Baltimore fleet replacement practices in 2012, how a case was made for fleet modernization, implementing a plan for modernization, improvements made, and lessons learned.

2017-05-06T22:45:10+00:00

Building the Business Case for Fleet Modernization

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This session covers the link between fleet age and fleet costs and why the fleet manager must demonstrate that older vehicles cost more than newer vehicles. The presenters show how to build a business case for fleet replacement using Optimal Replacement Cycle Analysis, Capital Asset Replacement Cost Analysis, Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Analysis, and Lease versus Buy Analysis.

2017-07-31T21:14:50+00:00

Bridging the Gap Between HQ and the Field

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Fleet managers must deal with differences in expectations between field managers and their headquarters. Learn how to bridge the gap for both the field and headquarter level, and find common errors and how to remedy them, such as commonly missing fleet expenditures, the difference between fleet management and fleet administration, and what steps can be taken to align goals and objectives