Insights

Over the decades we have amassed a library of resources, both internal and external, which help our team and our partners do their jobs with skill and confidence. Peruse these pages for current trends and thought leadership, our newsletters, and tips that we have found helpful over the years. And if you have any questions for us, we’re always here for you.

Sustainable Growth: Kent Boskovich featured in Automotive Fleet

Union Leasing in the News Posted by Patrick Cronin, Marketing Coordinator on January 26, 2016

Union Leasing President Kent Boskovich was recently featured in an article in Automotive Fleet Magazine. Boskovich joined Union Leasing in 1998 as a regional sales manager, and advanced to a management role before becoming president in 2007. He has taken Union Leasing from a fleet leasing provider to a full-service fleet management provider. In the article titled Union Leasing Focused on Steady, Sustainable Growth, Boskovich discusses Union Leasing’s short and long-term goals for growth, new initiatives, what differentiates Union Leasing and more. He goes on to weigh in on trends facing small and mid-sized fleets moving forward. 

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Union Leasing Inc. Acquires Walser Leasing

Union Leasing in the News Posted by Kelly Pronek, Sr. Director of Corporate Communications & Marketing on January 18, 2016

Acquisition expands Union Leasing’s leadership in fleet service management and enhances service, technology and expertise offered to customers.

Union Leasing Inc., America’s premier fleet leasing and management services provider, today announces the acquisition of Walser Leasing (Walser Financial Services), a leasing and fleet management solutions company servicing commercial fleets nationwide. The move expands Union Leasing’s total service offering while delivering enhanced services, technology and expertise to Walser’s current customer base. Kent Boskovich, President of Union Leasing explains:

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3 Vital Things to Do For Your Fleet in 2016

Tips and Advice Posted by Patrick Cronin, Marketing Coordinator on January 11, 2016

Start out the new year strong by setting your fleet up for success in 2016.

There are many things you can do to optimize your fleet management including making sure you have the proper vehicles for your industry, educating your employees about the dangers of distracted driving, and more. That’s a lot to think about all at once though. So, here are 3 of the most valuable things you can do for your fleet in 2016. Get started right away!

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Build a Foundation: Fleet Management 101 Series

Fleet 101 Posted by Union Leasing on December 10, 2015

Union Leasing is excited to announce our forthcoming series of educational posts: Fleet Management 101. By learning from all of the posts in this series you will build a significant foundation of knowledge about fleet management terminology and best practices. 

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Preparing Your Fleet for Safe Winter Driving

Driver Safety Posted by Dan Darbor, Regional Sales Manager on November 24, 2015

Snowpocalypse. Polar Vortex. Snowmageddon. Winter snow, ice and cold weather can be pretty scary, not to mention create adverse driving conditions and cause additional dangers on the roads. The time has come to prepare your fleet for safe winter driving. Be sure to prepare your fleet vehicles and get your employees together to cover safe driving best practices. This also makes for a perfect time to review your distracted driving policy. 

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Fleet Vehicle Registration Renewal: Now Even More Complicated in Illinois

Fleet Management Posted by Kathie Jarzombek, License, Title & Tax Manager on November 5, 2015

Is the thought of standing in line at the DMV to get your license plate sticker (or attempting to renew it online) right up there with getting your teeth cleaned? For most people it’s a nuisance that takes up time and is rarely an enjoyable experience. When it comes to managing not just one vehicle but a fleet of vehicles this process can be downright atrocious and overwhelming. For those in Illinois, this process has just become even more complicated. The Illinois Secretary of State’s office has suspended mailing out vehicle registration renewal reminder notices

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Fleet Challenges Faced by the Home Care & Hospice Industry

Fleet Management Posted by Chris Shellenbach, Regional Sales Manager on October 29, 2015

Is the Affordable Care Act causing your home care or hospice organization pain? Medicare payment to home healthcare providers has been cut by 3% or more. This caused a lot of upset within the industry. According to the National Association for Homecare & Hospice, by their calculations more than half of home care agencies will be paid less than the cost of care by 2017. 

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Union Leasing's Greg Carson Featured in Work Truck Magazine Article

Union Leasing in the News Posted by Patrick Cronin, Marketing Coordinator on October 22, 2015

Union Leasing’s Greg Carson, Vice President of Operations, was recently featured in an article in Work Truck Magazine. In the article titled 14 Tips to Improve Upfit Spec’ing, Carson gives recommendations on identifying equipment in advance, avoiding certain upfits that threaten your warranty, and more. His contributions added valuable insight to the article. 

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Fleet Challenges Faced by the Domestic Energy Industry

Fleet Management Posted by Jeff Malko, Regional Sales Manager on October 21, 2015

The surge in production of oil and natural gas from shale formations in the United States led to dramatic growth of the domestic energy industry, and the ancillary industries that support it. With this boom in production, some companies were growing so quickly, that not a lot of forethought was able to be put into how much was being spent on equipment. Domestic energy companies grew rapidly and simply did what they had to in order to meet their needs: more employees, more equipment, more vehicles, and more technology. 

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Not Just Another Distracted Driving Post

Driver Safety Posted by Mark Conroy, VP of Sales and Marketing on October 8, 2015

Drive Safely Work Week (DSWW) is an annual safety campaign organized by the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS), observed during the first week of October. Union Leasing is committed to promoting safe driving including preventing distracted driving. Distracted driving is an important issue and sometimes it takes a tragic, real world example to make us all understand the true danger involved, and to make a change. 

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