Posts by Josée Hamelin

Rethinking the Last Mile

As an increasing number of cities (London, Oslo, Madrid) are banning combustion vehicles from their downtown core, sustainable mobility companies are promoting alternatives to deliver merchandise to its final destination. As part of the Movin’On Summit, alternative transportation experts presented various solutions aimed at improving air quality while helping relieve…

Colossal Fleet

With more than 2,700 units at five different sites, ArcelorMittal is among the very few North American mining companies that manage their fleet of vehicles and equipment based on the total cost of ownership. In full expansion mode, the ArcelorMittal Mobile Asset Management Division, headed by Frédéric Dubé, was created…

The Cascades Model, One Year Later

This successful green initiative is inspiring corporations to follow suit. In 2018, Cascades launched a $2,000 employee green-vehicle purchase incentive program. One year later, the pilot project, which was expanded to all of its Quebec-based employees, will soon be available in Ontario. “We didn’t expect it to be so popular,”…

The Future of Mobility

Forward-thinking fleet managers can be part of the solution to a growing problem. During his closing remarks at NAFA’s 2019 Institute & Expo (I&E), sustainable mobility expert and author Lukas Neckermann discussed ways for companies to benefit from current trends in technology, while encouraging fleet managers to take a leadership…

Driving Towards Full Autonomy

Self-driving vehicles are coming, and fleet professionals need to stay on top of emerging trends. Fleet managers need to stay in the autonomous vehicle loop, as the development of this technology will make their jobs easier while also making roads safer. At least this is the opinion of Jennifer Haroon,…

Talking Shop With Fellow Canucks

Electrification, cannabis, and government incentives topped the list of topics Canadians tackled at this year’s I&E. The NAFA Institute & Expo (I&E) session dedicated to all things Canadian, which took place on the eve of the announcement of the new Federal Government green vehicle purchase incentive, couldn’t have been timed…

Movin’On 2019: Action and Mobilisation

The 3rd edition of the Movin’On Summit, organized by Michelin–which took place June 4 to 6 in the Montreal borough of Pointe-St-Charles’s Grandé Studio–focused on the importance of mobilizing stakeholders from the various fields of expertise so as to maximize the impact of environmental sustainability and carbon reduction efforts. Once…
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