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...

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

Well, it’s official - winter has arrived in Canada. This year, many provinces are already experiencing one of the worst deep freezes in recorded history. Conditions are icier, commutes are longer, and the risk of accidents is skyrocketing.

It’s no surprise that keeping drivers safe in winter conditions is a top concern for fleet managers. Safe drivers are more productive, no...

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3 Expert Tips to Creating an Effective Company Driving Policy

Fleet managers have many responsibilities. Not only are they tasked with selecting the right kind of vehicles for their organization, they must also maintain them, and most importantly, ensure the safety of drivers.

Although a tedious aspect of the job description, fleet managers also create, update, and improve fleet policies and procedures. Implementing policy improvements is not...

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3 Steps to Selling Fleet Vehicles for Maximum Returns

It’s a prime time to start selling fleet vehicles at auction. There's lots of potential for high returns and making money, and this is money you can use to invest in new vehicles to upgrade your fleet, or simply to boost your bottom line. But the truth is, many businesses aren't getting maximum value for their fleet vehicles...

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A Fleet Manager's Guide to Electric Vehicle Types

When choosing to transition your fleet to include electric vehicles, there are many factors that come into play. As a fleet manager, you will obviously find cost and convenience to be very important.

In Canada, there are currently a number of options for electric vehicles. To help you understand the difference between these options, we have provided a comprehensive...

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Open End vs Closed End Lease: Which is Best for Your Fleet?

The consideration of open end vs closed end lease is an important one for fleet managers.

While neither option is inherently better than the other, you need to choose the best fit for your company.

The key takeaway here is that there are significant differences between the flexibility and risk in both leasing structures. This guide can help you better...

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Winter Driving Safety Checklist for Fleets

Like it or not, winter is on its way. Being prepared will help your team remain safe and productive. There’s no better time than today to discuss this issue. As such we’ve created a fleet safety checklist to help you review your preparedness. You should share this list with your drivers, colleagues and friends as a friendly reminder on how to stay safe on the roads this winter!

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Top 4 Reasons to Invest in Winter Tires

For many parts of Canada, the cold sting of winter is already upon us. That means heavy snow and ice, especially for those of us who live in the snow belt and at higher altitudes.

If you haven’t had the time to prepare your fleet for harsh winter weather yet, this may be a good reminder to take action now and even mark your calendar to schedule winterizing in advance for next year.

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How to Prepare Your Fleet For Electric Vehicles [Interview]

It’s hard to have a conversation about fleet management these days without the topic of electric vehicles coming up.

EV’s are becoming more widely adopted by both individuals and businesses across a variety of industries.

In 2016 alone, electric vehicles sales jumped by 37%, and the growth in 2017 will be even higher.

Many...

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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...

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Port Mann Bridge

Tolls removed on the Port Mann Bridge

Fulfilling a campaign promise made by the NDP, the Port Mann Bridge and Golden Ears Bridge are now free to use. Toll charges acquired prior to September 1st must be paid in full, and any trips made after August 31st at 11:59pm are toll-free.

More information on Port Mann Bridge toll removal

More information on the Golden Ears Bridge toll removal

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407 Express Toll Route (ETR)

How Fleets Can Avoid These 3 Incorrect 407 ETR Charges

Ontario’s 407 Express Toll Route (ETR) is a crucial route for many fleets. This main highway is a quick east to west route that avoids many of the clogged main roads.

It’s also the most efficient out of all the 400 series highways.

And while the efficiency is a real time-saver for fleets, challenges can arise when it comes to dealing with 407 ETR...

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5 Vehicle Fleet Management Best Practices: Licensing and Registration

Managing a fleet is a tough job.

For starters, keeping track of each vehicle's plates, tags, and stickers can burn a lot of your valuable time. You can easily spend hours muddling through these details.

Although it is an unrewarding task, you need to keep your fleet operational and ensure each vehicle is compliant and up-to-date with...

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Oil & Gas Light Truck Fleet Maintenance: Interview with Savanna Energy

Any oil and gas fleet management professional will tell you, light truck fleet maintenance is a different ballgame when you are out on oil rigs in remote areas.

If you operate a fleet of vehicles under these conditions, working with a fleet management company can help you streamline your maintenance tasks. As a result, you’ll save money, and your vehicles will stay out in the...

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How to Implement Fleet Driver Safety Training to Reduce Fleet Costs

Having safe, qualified drivers represent your company on the road is critical to your business.

How do you know that each driver is a safe driver? Do they have defensive or dangerous driving habits? Could even one of them be putting your company at high financial risk?

It is proven that fleet driver safety training reduces collisions. Perhaps your company has 25 or 100 fleet...

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