FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SPARKS, Md., October 12, 2016 – Element Fleet Management (TSX: EFN), one of the world’s leading fleet management companies, last week held its annual Fleet Roundtable bringing together hundreds of customers, automotive manufacturers and fleet service providers to discuss issues impacting the next generation of fleet management.
“Fleet management continues to change at a rapid pace and Fleet Roundtable creates a shared environment for thought leaders and industry experts to discuss emerging trends like the sharing economy and autonomous and connected vehicles,” says Kristi Webb, president and CEO of Element. “We’re working with our customers and partners to create the future. There has never been a more exciting time to be in fleet management.”
Technology-focused workshops at Roundtable included sessions on turning big data into practical and actionable insights; how transformative tech and data security will impact business models and the Connected Car. The Roundtable also featured a preview of Element’s next-generation, analytics-driven fleet management system, and an in-depth look at Element’s new native driver application and responsive website that allows drivers to complete fleet tasks quickly and efficiently.
Keynote speeches included talks by Kim Lear, founder and content director for Inlay Insights, on the growing impact of the sharing economy, and by Dr. Shawn DuBravac, chief economist for the Consumer Technology Association, on how the ‘age of data’ is transforming the way we work, live and communicate.
The event, held at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor, delivered content ranging from managing change and optimizing fleet assets to advanced analytics and the sharing economy, all designed to empower extraordinary insights and results for Element customers.
About Element Fleet Management
Element Fleet Management (TSX: EFN) is the world’s leading fleet management company, providing worldclass management services and financing for commercial vehicle and equipment fleets. Element’s suite of fleet management services span the total fleet lifecycle, from acquisition and financing to program management and remarketing – helping customers optimize performance and improve productivity. For more information, visit www.elementfleet.com.