Supply & Demand Chain Executive recognized Brian Antonellis, senior vice president of fleet operations at Fleet Advantage, and Don Davis, senior vice president of national accounts at Fleet Advantage, as 2022 “Pros to Know.”
Every year, Supply & Demand Chain Executive recognizes outstanding executives and professionals whose accomplishments offer a roadmap for other leaders looking to leverage the supply chain for competitive advantages.
As a member of Fleet Advantage’s senior management team, Antonellis possesses more than 20 years of experience with national organizations with private fleets and has a keen understanding of fleet operations, asset management and equipment procurement. His private fleet experience has helped Fleet Advantage provide a higher level of customer service to clients. Under Antonellis’ leadership, the company revamped its fleet operations department and added new service offerings. In addition, his manufacturer relationships have helped clients secure critical build slots at a time when new truck procurement is extremely challenging.
Over the last year, Antonellis has worked to leverage his experience to help clients become more efficient, lowering their total cost of ownership (TCO) and helping customers reduce their fleet emissions. He has also spent his entire career serving in many operational and management roles within fleets.
Davis makes a significant impact on the way supply chain organizations view their TCO and asset acquisition. He has the ability to support food supply chain organizations by improving their safety and sustainability goals while also helping them to reduce their maintenance and repair expenses. Davis has served North America’s top private fleets in the broader supply chain industry for nearly three decades, managing key client relationships for Fleet Advantage, with more than 85% of clients fitting into the food supply chain industry and distribution verticals.
Through his leadership and expertise, Davis has helped clients better align with broader supply chain strategies by driving bottom-line-preserving cost savings, reshaping clients’ asset life cycle strategies and helping supply chain organizations realize and achieve new environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals that help reduce emissions and the overall carbon footprint. He has also been instrumental in advocating for and implementing Fleet Advantage’s Safety-First Program, which helps food distribution companies mitigate risk and upgrade into newer trucks with advanced safety technology.
“Organizations in today’s supply chain are only as good as the people who drive each company, and having experienced leaders such as Brian and Don proves their commitment to helping our clients make the right decisions to improve efficiencies and bottom-line performance,” Brian Holland, president and CFO of Fleet Advantage, said. “We are extremely proud of the expertise each possess and they are both part of the reason why Fleet Advantage is a leader in successful life cycle asset management strategies within the supply chain.”
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