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Giving Back and Giving Thanks

Donlen has always been invested in being a positive influence in our community and giving back in whatever way we can.

That’s why this year, after Halloween, Donlen started collecting Halloween candy to donate to the Treats for Troops candy drive through Soldier’s Angels. The program ships chocolate and candy leftover from Halloween to active members of the US military who are stationed overseas and to veterans in VA hospitals unable to enjoy the holiday (and the sweets that come with it).

All of Donlen’s employees pooled their stashes of sweets to produce a whopping 436 lbs. of candy! But we didn’t stop there. We also became a drop-off location for our Lake County community and invited our neighbors to donate as well. Local elementary school students AJ and Parker donated almost all of the Halloween candy they collected this year. East Lake Academy in Lake Forest, IL also joined in and donated several boxes of candy along with letters from students thanking members of the military for their service. Grayslake Middle School students participated as well, donating several boxes of treats collected after Halloween. By partnering with local schools, businesses, and community members, Donlen collected an incredible total of more than one ton of candy: 2,782 lbs. to be exact!

Donlen is so grateful to have been able to participate in an effort to engage our community and give back to the men and women of the US military. We have so much to be thankful for and it’s only right to give thanks to our troops, both active duty and in veteran hospitals. And, if we may, we’d like to encourage you to do the same.

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What Self-Driving Cars Mean for the Future of Fleets

Self Driving CarsSure, self-driving cars and connected vehicles are cool. And with every passing day they become more of a reality for our drivers and fleets. As a fleet manager, do you know how you’ll develop a strategy that reflects the safety and efficiency needed to interact with them while on the road?

Learn what a future with self-driving and autonomous vehicles looks like in our next, free webinar.

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The ROI of Outsourcing Fleet Management

The ROI of Outsourcing Fleet ManagementHow does reaching your fleet goals more quickly sound? Fleet professionals have a wide range of goals, and no matter what your fleet goals may be, you could be reaching them more efficiently by partnering with a fleet management company. Find out how by downloading our white paper!

In this white paper, we outline six ways you can reach your fleet objectives through outsourced fleet management, such as focusing on what your company does best and minimizing your fleet's total cost of operations. Download "The ROI of Outsourcing Fleet Management" today to learn more.

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Donlen 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!

The following four-part series features John Wuich, vice president strategic consulting services.

Warranty Recovery: More Stringent Manufacturer Enforcement Limits Dollars

Tire Prices Increase Due to Higher Commodity Costs

Maintenance Costs Increase as Labor Rates Rise

Operating Costs Increase after Remaining Flat for Five Years

Driver's Corner

Driver's Corner

When the chilly temperatures of winter set in, will your vehicle be ready for the cold?

If you live in a part of the country that gets snow and ice, are you prepared to drive in those conditions? Planning and preventative maintenance are important year-round—but especially when it comes to winter driving. The National Highway Safety Administration offers some excellent winter driving tips.

And Finally

And Finally

Shedding Light on Smart Headlights

It's possible that American drivers will be able to see further down the road at night without blinding oncoming traffic. Learn more about the latest adaptive driving beam headlights here.

Have a great weekend and safe travels.

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