fleet purchasing

Fleet Purchasing: How to Better Plan Your Factory Orders

Planning your vehicle factory order strategically is more important than ever. 

You may have felt frustrated by the lack of light duty commercial vehicles available in the 2019 model year—and the situation is likely to continue into 2020. 

So what can you do to ensure you get the vehicles you need? 

In this blog, we...

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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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Want to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint? Consider Electric Vehicles

Chances are, your customers are concerned about climate change. So, green initiatives are a hot selling point. Investing in electric vehicles is a great way to showcase your company’s commitment to sustainable practices. 

But you might be wondering how EVs might affect your budget—or about the environmental impact of electric cars within the supply chain....

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How Our New Driver Portal Simplifies Tasks and Saves Time

We’re excited to announce the release of our new and improved driver portal. Today, we’ll share some of the portal’s key features, and specifically, how they’ll benefit drivers and fleet managers.

The new portal is the result of many hours spent working with clients to determine the best way to build upon the previous version. Our in-house programming team then...

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Cannabis Statistics for Fleets: How Drivers Are Using It & How to Protect Your Business

Recreational cannabis has been legal in Canada for about eight months. How is your fleet handling legalization?

Since you’re responsible for managing drivers, you have special considerations to make when creating your company policy.

In this article, we’ll share some key stats on how Canadian drivers are using cannabis, what these statistics mean...

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Fleet Fuel Cost Savings: How to Save More With Propane

Today, fleet managers are under pressure to increase vehicle availability while reducing costs.

But the fact is, costs are going up—in large part due to today’s fuel prices. Companies rely on vehicles to service customers, but increased driving can also wallop the bottom line.

Fuel usage is thorny for another reason. Today's green movement has led...

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The Future of Autonomous Vehicle Fleet Management [Interview]

Every year, new vehicle technologies are coming on to the market at an increasing rate. Autonomous vehicle fleet management will become a reality that fleets won’t be able to ignore.

To give you some insights into what’s coming, we spoke with Henry Blumenthal, Regional Vice President of Intact Insurance. We discussed autonomous vehicles, disruption in the auto-...

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How to Reduce Fleet Costs In Light of the Federal Carbon Tax

Ready to take charge of your fleet costs?

With the new Federal Carbon Tax in effect, now’s the ideal time to assess your overall spending—and to kick off new, money-saving strategies.

In this article, we’ll discuss how to compensate for the increasing cost of fuel by implementing proven strategies to reduce total fleet costs.

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4 Steps to Selling Fleet Vehicles for Maximum Returns

It’s prime time to start selling fleet vehicles at auction. Properly remarketing your vehicles gives you great potential for high returns and can really boost your bottom line.

But here’s the truth about remarketing:

Many businesses aren't getting maximum value for their fleet vehicles. That means you may be missing out on opportunities to...

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Canada Federal EV Incentives: 3 Key Benefits for Fleets

Considering electric vehicles (EVs) for your fleet, but worried about the cost?

We’ve got some good news for you:  

The federal government’s new 2019 budget contains key incentives that make EVs more accessible for individuals and businesses across Canada.

In this blog, we’ll share how electric vehicles are now a viable...

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How Does Unauthorized Vehicle Use Impact Your Business?

Did you know that unauthorized use of company vehicles costs you thousands of dollars each year? And that it may be putting your company at serious risk?

Whether employees are using company vehicles to moonlight as Uber or Lyft drivers, or they’re simply using them in ways you haven’t authorized, vehicle misuse is a serious issue.

In fact, vehicle misuse...

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5 Benefits of Using Telematics Software for Fleet Management

Are you looking for ways to minimize operating expenses and increase profitability?

Then you’ll want to think about telematics software. These high-tech systems provide effective, and surprisingly easy ways to optimize your fleet.

5 ADVANTAGES OF ADOPTING FLEET TELEMATICS 1. Reduce, or Even Eliminate Liability Costs

Did you know, a single...

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Cannabis and Impaired Driving: What Fleets Need to Know [Interview]

This article is part two of a two-part interview series on critical driver safety issues. Check out part one here.

Concerned that cannabis legalization in Canada could be affecting your fleet? How can you prevent impaired driving among your employees?

Today, we’ll share a recent interview we did with Charles Shrybman, Director of Research for Young Drivers of...

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Can Fleets Prevent Distracted Driving? [Interview]

This article is part one of a two-part interview series on critical driver safety issues. Check out part two here.

Distracted driving is a huge issue—especially for fleets who operate many vehicles every day.

And unfortunately, it’s increasingly common.

So what can you do about it?

To get some real insights into how to...

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4 Landscaping Fleet Management Tips to Optimize Your Fleet

It’s indisputable. The landscape industry is utterly dependent on vehicles.

Landscaping companies need fleets of vehicles to deliver services and products to a demanding, yet appreciative, clientele. Whether it’s a new project or scheduled maintenance, sending the right vehicle is essential in making money in this competitive business.

There is also a seasonal urgency that may...

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