BigIronBigIron brings transparency and reliability to capital equipment auctions.

By Tim O’Connor

When a farming couple prepares for retirement they often consider putting their assets and equipment up for sale. That can be intimidating for a family that must compete against large dealerships, fleet managers and transportation companies to get their tractors, or truck and trailers noticed in the market. However, if they sell through BigIron Auctions – an online marketplace that features auction service specializing in agriculture, construction and transportation equipment and vehicles – they are sure to receive equal treatment.

SuezSUEZ’ facility in Hackensack, N.J., introduces lighter vehicles and an anti-idle program to reduce its environmental impact.

By Janice Hoppe-Spiers

SUEZ is a leading environmental company providing water and waste recycling services to more than 7.5 million people in the United States and Canada. With a company-wide commitment to innovation, SUEZ New Jersey Operations is adding safer and more efficient trucks to its fleet at its Hackensack, N.J., facility.

Oklahoma Gas

Oklahoma Gas and Electric stays at the front of its fleet’s maintenance needs.

By Jim Harris

Oklahoma Gas and Electric (OG&E) takes a proactive approach to maintaining its vehicle fleet. “We’re great at preventative maintenance,” says Paul Jefferson, fleet manager for the Oklahoma City-based public utility company. “We analyze potential equipment failures and keep track of repairs so we can stay ahead of them.”

Reynolds AmericanReynolds American isn’t afraid to make changes to keep its sales force safe and happy.

By Chris Kelsch

The ever-changing world of fleet management, it continues to attract professionals from all walks of life, including those who have worked in other fields. Dave Rush is one of those people. His career with R.J. Reynolds spans more than three decades, including 13 years as an operations specialist in the manufacturing division.

Vanguard SoftwareVanguard Software Corp.’s cloud-based supply chain planning applications give large and mid-sized companies an advantage. 

By Jim Harris

Vanguard Software Corp. founder and CEO Rob Suggs believes a little bit of planning can go a long way toward making mid- to large-sized companies successful. “The impact of having the right forecast can be dramatic,” he says. “We’ve been able, as a small company, to go into large, billion-dollar corporations and produce phenomenal impacts.”

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