07 January
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 translate to...
company-car-vs-car-allowance
02 August
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 your fleet operations, we wanted to go into some...
fleet driver engagement
19 July
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 maintenance costs improving your risk management...
Fleet customer service
31 May
Running a business is a multitasking challenge. Among your many priorities, where does customer service stand? If it's not top priority, it should be. Companies committed to customer experience consistently outperform their peers and have a clear competitive advantage. Successful businesses are 21% more likely to say customer experience is very important, compared to stagnant or declining...
fleet management companies
03 May
Whether you operate a small or large fleet, you want to be able to manage it effectively as you grow. It’s important to periodically evaluate your business to see if the time and resources you spend to acquire, manage and resell your fleet can be used more efficiently. That way, you can focus your efforts on doing what you do best. Download our Complete Fleet Management Checklist for everything...
Fleet Management Tips
15 March
As a plumbing fleet manager, you know the delivery of your services relies on a mobile workforce. It goes without saying that getting your team to the job site is essential for profitable business. But what about finding ways to save money while operating your fleet? And how can you help drivers be more efficient and productive? Over the years, we’ve worked with a number of plumbing companies...
fleet licensing and compliance
21 February
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. Although it is an unrewarding task, you need to keep your fleet operational and ensure each vehicle is compliant and up-to-date with licensing and insurance requirements. Understand your fleet’s total cost of ownership with the help of this free PDF...
18 November
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 article can help you better understand these two leasing...
11 April
Managing your fleet should be easy... A “best practice” or “best practise” is a method or technique that has consistently shown results superior to those achieved with other means, and that is used as a benchmark. In addition, a "best" practice can evolve to become better as improvements are discovered. Best practice is considered by some as a business buzzword, used to describe the process of...
24 March
If you have a fleet of vehicles on the road, there are innovative solutions available now that can profoundly affect your fleet’s operational performance, including financial impact and productivity standpoint—even for small fleet operators. With a variety of fleet management tools available today, small fleet operators can access best practice protocols...

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