4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Every fleet is different, and what works for one global region may not for another region. Vocational fleets, for example, have specific needs and regulatory requirements that are specific to their functions, and interested attendees can discover the details in this Deep Dive session. This Deep Dive track will focus on concerns that are closely bound to vocational fleet operations with multinational operations. Experts at this session will touch on major issues, which will include rising fixed costs, truck availability, order-to-delivery times, addressing fuel concerns, and more.
Concerto Ballroom C
1:00pm-2:00pm: Understanding the Complexity of Managing Vocational Fleets in Europe
Complex fleets in Europe have complex needs. Add to that regulations, requirements, and risks that come with operating across 40 countries, it creates an entirely new level of complexity. This session will provide the guidance on how to avoid common pitfalls in operating a vocational fleet in Europe and strategies to optimize fleet efficiencies.
PRESENTERS: Jason Chamberlain, ARI UK; and Henning Schick, ARI Germany
2:00pm-2:30pm: Managing Vocational Fleets in South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa
This session will explore the many issues that come with operating complex, vocational fleets across the African continent. Vehicle maintenance presents a key challenge because of the inadequate service infrastructure. Learn from local subject-matter experts on how to address these challenges, while optimizing control of fleet operating expenses.
PRESENTER: Murray Price, COO of Eqstra Fleet Management
2:30pm-3:00pm: Strategies to Optimize Lifecycle TOC in Mexico
The second largest fleet market in Latin America is Mexico. This session will address the unique needs of vocational fleets in this market. Discussed will be best practices in vehicle spec’ing, decaling, maintenance management, and asset disposal at the end of a vehicle’s service life. Learn how to minimize the complexity of vocational fleet management in Mexico.
PRESENTER: Victor Campuzano, Director, Sales & Marketing for Ariza de México, S.A. de C.V.