New Look, Same Donlen

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Eyes on the Road Ahead – New Look, Enhanced Focus

You may have noticed that things are looking a little bit different around Donlen. As time has passed and the industry has changed, Donlen has changed as well in order to stay ahead of the curve and deliver superior service to our customers. Consequently, it only makes sense that as a fleet management company with a focus on the future, Donlen is adopting a more modern look, including a new logo and color scheme, with a strong focus on our connection to our parent company, Hertz.

While our look has changed, our commitment to our valued customers remains the same. Check out our blog post to learn more about our updated look, and stay tuned for next month’s edition of FridayFleet which will have a brand new design!

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Bob Barna and Ian Crapper Bring Years of Fleet Experience to the Donlen Team

Bob Barna

We are pleased to welcome Ian Crapper and Bob Barna (pictured on the right) to the Donlen team. Crapper joined Donlen in September as managing director, global business development, products and services, and Barna joined the team earlier this year as VP, strategic sales. Both Crapper and Barna bring extensive experience in the fleet industry to Donlen, helping Donlen continue to deliver proactive solutions and the highest levels of service for our customers.

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Learn How to Quickly Reduce Your Fleet’s Tire Spend

The Impact of Driver Behavior on Your Fleet's Tire SpendDid you know that you can reduce how much you spend on tires by monitoring and coaching driver behavior? In a recent analysis, we determined that a fleet of 1,000 vehicles can potentially save up to $40,000 on tires by reducing high-risk driving behavior such as harsh acceleration and deceleration events.

Learn more about how driver behavior affects your fleet’s tire expenditure and how you can take action to reduce your fleet’s tire spend by downloading our white paper, “The Impact of Driver Behavior on Your Fleet’s Tire Spend,” today!

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Donlen in the news

Donlen Experts in the Media

Donlen shares opinions and advice with members of the fleet industry regularly. Today we feature some of the stories that we were involved in. Enjoy!
Stable Fuel Spend Keeps Lid on Overall Operating Costs features:

  • Scott Underhill, business intelligence team lead
  • John Wuich, vice president, business analytics

Preventive Maintenance Costs Remain Flat in 2017 features:

  • John Wuich, vice president, business analytics

Warranty Recovery Costs Remain Flat for 2017 features:

  • John Wuich, vice president, business analytics

Maintenance Costs Remain Flat Despite Rising Labor Rates features:

  • John Wuich, vice president, business analytics

Higher Commodity Prices Put Upward Pressure on Tire Costs features:

  • John Wuich, vice president, business analytics

Driver’s Corner

snowy road

Snow may not be on the ground just yet, but it will be here before we know it. With snow comes many challenges on the road, and it never hurts to have a quick refresher on winter driving best practices.

This article offers several tips for drivers as we head into winter.  Notably, did you know that some of the technology features in your vehicles may not work or may work differently in winter weather? For example, cruise control should not be used in slippery or wet conditions. Learn more about this and other winter driving tips by reading the full article.

And Finally


Tesla revealed their long-range electric Semi truck at an event this week. The trucks have an aerodynamic design and are built to travel up to 500 miles on a charge. Learn more about Tesla’s Semis here.

Have a great weekend and safe travels.

Originally appeared in FridayFleet on November 21, 2017