FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (March 15, 2018) – Fleet Advantage, a leading innovator in truck fleet business analytics, equipment financing, and lifecycle cost management announced today its Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technical Officer, Jim Griffin, will serve on the Technology and the Equipment Finance Sector panel at the 17th Annual Investors’ Conference on Equipment Finance hosted by IMN (Information Management Network) and ELFA (Equipment Leasing and Finance Association), March 20th in New York City.

The panel will feature senior-level executives who will address emerging technology impacting finance and leasing of equipment today. Griffin will discuss how technology can optimize the usage of leased equipment, which plays a critical role in not only the acquisition of equipment, but also in leveraging data analytics, and identifying the optimum time to replace aging equipment. Under Griffin’s guidance, Fleet Advantage has developed data driven resources, such as ATLAAS (Advanced Truck Lifecycle Administrative Analytics Software), which helps fleet executives develop and execute lifecycle management strategies for their equipment.

IMN is a global leader in structured finance conferences with contacts in the fixed income investor and issuer community. The conference offers a chance to educate investors and equipment finance companies on the latest industry trends and developments. The 2018 event will include extensive coverage on outlook for the year ahead, structural and legal challenges, risk management, capital markets and transportation finance.

“As businesses in every industry ramp up equipment investment activity, they’re realizing the importance that data and analytics are playing in a strategic role to help make more precise decisions that have an impact on the bottom line,” said Griffin. “Through ATLAAS and our full suite of data analytics resources, we’ve helped our clients add millions to their bottom line through better lifecycle management of their equipment. We look forward to offering our expertise in front of some of the most prominent leaders in equipment finance during the conference.”

About Fleet Advantage

Fleet Advantage serves America’s top truck fleets and guarantees the absolute lowest cost of operation by providing truck leasing and matching proprietary data driven IT processes with fleet analytics using the latest eco-efficient clean diesel technology to achieve optimum vehicle productivity, while reducing operating costs. Fleet Advantage is ranked as one of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the state of Florida and the fastest growing independent truck lessor in the U.S.  In 2015 and 2013, Fleet Advantage was also named to Inc. magazines’ 500|5000 list of fastest growing companies in the nation.  In 2011, CEO John Flynn received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® 2011 Florida - Emerging Category award.