Fleet Cost Management: How to Save Money & Work Smarter

Are you looking to gain better control of your fleet costs? In this blog, we’ll discuss how to save money by:

reducing your administrative costs and

optimizing driver purchases.

So, if you’re ready to improve your fleet cost management, let’s dive in!

How Much Are You Spending on Fleet Operating Costs?...

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Winter Driving Tips: How to Protect Fleet Drivers on the Road

Here in Canada, winter weather is just around the corner. Conditions are about to get icier, it will take longer for drivers to get from A to B, and accident risk will skyrocket.

So what can you do to keep your drivers safe this season?

Here are some simple winter driving tips that will protect drivers, and give you more peace of mind.


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5 Tips to Create a Distracted Driving Policy and Reduce Fleet Accidents

How often are you tempted to use a cell phone while driving?

It's something most of us are guilty of, but for fleet drivers, distracted driving creates an even higher risk, both to themselves and the company.

Companies who employ drivers need to find safer ways to share information with them while reducing the risk of injury, vehicle...

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How Can a Fleet Safety Program Help You Save Money?

If you want to keep your fleet productive and your drivers safe, you need to put a driver safety program into place.

Focusing on driver safety means you’ll reduce accidents and litigation costs—or avoid them altogether. You’ll also pay less for maintenance and repairs, because vehicles will be driven with more care.

So what are the key cost-saving areas...

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Fleets: Here are 5 Proven Tricks to Reduce Fuel Costs

If you’re looking to reduce fuel costs, you’re in the right place. In this blog, we’ll share five of our best strategies to save money on fuel.

The best part?

You can start implementing most of these tactics right away—so you don’t have to wait to see the benefits reflected in your bottom line.

Let’s get started!


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What do Ontario's Cancelled EV Rebates Mean for Fleets?

In July, the Ontario government cancelled its electric vehicle incentives. Now, the rebates for EVs and charging stations are gone.

What does this mean for your fleet? Should you still invest in them?

In this blog, we’ll address these questions and identify three benefits of EVs, regardless of government incentives.

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What Does Texting While Driving Really Cost Your Fleet?

Distracted driving is one of the biggest risks to your fleet.

If one of your drivers is in a crash due to being distracted, it will cost you big time. And what is a major source of distraction these days? Texting.

In this blog, we’ll look at the real costs of texting while driving, and what you can do to prevent it.


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Company Car vs. Car Allowance? Here's the Clear Answer

Deciding on the best way to acquire vehicles for your fleet?

You might be considering whether you should provide a company car to a driver, or give drivers a car allowance for company use of personal vehicles.

Here at Foss National, we often advocate for a company car arrangement with drivers. And since this is a decision that greatly impacts...

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How Fleet Fuel Tracking Reduces Fuel Fraud

Tracking your fleet’s fuel spend is not as simple as adding up your credit card statements. The mountain of paperwork is one of the big challenges.

Another, which may surprise you, is fraud. Whether you know it or not, the costs of fuel fraud to your company are significant.

Fortunately, many vehicle fleet managers are saving money by identifying incidents,...

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5 Powerful Ways to Boost Fleet Driver Engagement

Want to improve your drivers’ happiness? Then you’re in the right place.

Today, we’re going to talk about how to boost driver engagement and satisfaction. Because at the end of the day, happy drivers perform better.

And what does that mean for your company?

Keep your drivers happy, and you’ll be well on your way to:

reducing fuel and...

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Fleet Acquisition: How to Save Money With Factory Ordering

We know cost control is a big challenge.

So when it comes to buying fleet vehicles, how can you save money and still get what you need?

In this blog, we’re going to show you how you can spend less on vehicle acquisition. The key is to order from the factory, instead of buying from a dealer.

Here’s a look at why factory ordering...

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9 Summer Fleet Maintenance Tips to Optimize Your Vehicles

Whether summer brings dry heat or humid rain to your region, July is prime time for vehicle maintenance. People assume that winter weather demands extra care. But summer has its own special considerations.

If you’re not on top of fleet maintenance, your drivers could be stranded in heat waves or downpours. Not only is extreme weather risky, but it can dampen morale—and productivity....

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Fleet Risk Management: How to Better Protect Your Business

Let’s talk about driver safety. And really, when you work in fleet management, it’s always time to talk about driver safety.


The last thing you want is for one of your drivers to put themselves, or someone else, in danger.

Since putting a driver on the road adds a layer of risk to your business, it’s critical to protect your...

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Electric Vehicles for Fleets: 5 Common Myths Debunked

Hearing a lot about electric vehicles lately? We’re willing to bet you are. And it’s no wonder, because the EV revolution is happening faster than anyone predicted. As a result, fleets now have the unique opportunity to position themselves as technology and sustainability leaders in their industry.

Although electric vehicles will not work for all fleets, for many, they do...

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What You Can Do About Increasing Fleet Interest Rates

It’s no secret: fleet interest rates are going up. As a fleet manager, you might feel stressed about how this impacts your bottom line. And the reality is, there is a chance your overall fleet costs will rise as a result.

But don’t worry:

There are a variety of actions you can take to keep your costs as low as possible. In this blog, we’ll let...

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