The amount of fleet data created continues to expand at a dramatic pace. Vehicles, phones, apps, cameras, and telematics devices, along with fleet transactions along the vehicle lifecycle like new vehicle deliveries, employee background checks, fueling, tolls, and maintenance all create a massive pool of data. When you step back and look where global data creation is moving, statistics support that every human will generate nearly 2.0 megabytes of data every second by 2020, and that level will rise by almost 60% by 2025. With the advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) and the continued evolution of the autonomous vehicle, these [...]
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This month I had the great opportunity to speak on one of technology’s largest stages – TechCrunch. This year’s TC Sessions, which was hosted in San Jose, was chock full of demos and discussions from today’s mobility leaders. It was a thrill to speak in front of an innovative crowd, but even more thrilling was being able to see the latest mobility technology in action and connect in person with its creators. As our transportation options evolve into a mobility ecosystem that is increasingly multi-modal, connected, intelligent, and efficient, the opportunities and risks are great. As I flew home and [...]
Merchants Fleet CEO Brendan P. Keegan Named Innovator of the Year in Business Services by CEO World Awards®Amanda Flitter2019-08-06T10:53:20-05:00
Merchants Fleet CEO Brendan P. Keegan has been named the gold winner of Innovator of the Year by CEO World Awards®. He was recognized in their business services, 11 to 2,499 employee category. He also won the silver for CEO of the Year, USA, and the bronze for Visionary CEO of the Year. He was recognized for his innovation, forward-thinking, and his ability to develop people and improve products and services for clients.“Brendan has made a significant impact on Merchants Fleet’s culture during his tenure as CEO,” said Gary Singer, Owner & Chairman of the Board. “He has pushed all of [...]
Merchants Fleet is pleased to announce it has expanded its fleet consulting group by hiring three senior fleet consultants: Chad Edmonson, Lawrence Liu, and Eric Miller. The hires bring a combined 50 years of experience from the fleet and financial industries and are based across the country. The expansion is the latest success in the company’s FleetIQ initiative, which is dedicated to recruiting and retaining the best talent in the fleet industry. To date, the initiative has attracted over 50 professionals to the Merchants team. “Fleet professionals are managing large quantities of increasingly detailed data,” said Brad Jacobs, Director of [...]
TechCrunch's TC Sessions: Mobility convened in San Jose on July 10, 2019, and Chris Brown of Fleet Forward compiled notable quotes from the day's presenters. Included in his roundup are takeaways from CEO Brendan P. Keegan's presentation "If You Build It, Will They Buy? The Role of the FleetTech Partner in the Future Mobility Ecosystem."Go to the Article
Merchants Fleet is pleased to announce Jen Gordon has been promoted to a full-time sales role as a Regional Sales Manager for its Southeast Team. Gordon will be responsible for new client acquisition & retention efforts in Virginia and North Carolina. Previously, Gordon served as a Product Sales Consultant/Account Manager at Merchants and was responsible for the strategic growth of various product lines. “Jen has long played a critical role in supporting and enabling our sales teams, so it was a natural choice to bring her into this role as we continue to expand our Southeast presence,” said Dusty Cummins, [...]
Merchants Fleet CEO Brendan Keegan shared his thoughts and insights with Wisco Weekly on how he is turning a fleet management company into a fleet-tech company. Listen to the Podcast
Brendan P. Keegan, CEO of Merchants Fleet, spoke at TechCrunch’s TC Sessions: Mobility on July 10, 2019 in San Jose. After his session, "If You Build It, Will They Buy? – The Role of the FleetTech Partner in the Future Mobility Ecosystem" he spoke with Chris Brown from Fleet Forward about how fleet management companies and tech integrate. Watch the Video
When you are trying to move the needle on total cost of ownership and lifecycle management, you get the best results when you treat your strategy like an ongoing cycle. This infographic highlights the steps to lay out and adjust your fleet strategy so you can meet your goals. DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC
Carving out time to network with peers and see how other fleets are addressing today’s challenges and rapid technology changes is invaluable. One of Regional Sales Vice President Diana Holland's go-to events every year is AFLA’s Annual Corporate Fleet Conference. Here is why.