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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Fleet customer service

How Great Customer Service Helps Fleets Stand Out

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...

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GPS Data Security

How to Ensure Data Security When Selling Used Fleet Vehicles

Modern vehicles are computers on wheels. Electronic mechanisms not only control stop-and-go functioning, but also store user data. For example, GPS navigation systems are programmed with home addresses, garage door codes, and phone numbers.

Does your company thoroughly eliminate driver information before selling used fleet vehicles? If you don’t take steps to get...

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4 Steps to Selling Fleet Vehicles for Maximum Returns

It’s prime time to start selling fleet vehicles at auction. 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 optimize your...

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Top 5 Ways Fleet Management Companies Help Save You Money

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.

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What You Need to Know About Fleet Maintenance with Foss National

If you have a small-to-medium sized fleet, it might seem economical to manage vehicle maintenance issues by yourself. But a DIY approach involves hands-on and time-consuming tasks.

To do it properly you need to keep track of each vehicle's maintenance history. You must know about about vehicle technology, as well as the "going rate" for parts and service. If not,...

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Considerations for Your Fleet Policy Following Legalization of Recreational Cannabis

By October 17th recreational cannabis will be legal. Is your fleet ready?

All employers must adapt to legalization—and businesses that employ drivers have even more to consider. The government intends to expand and toughen impaired driving laws to address legal cannabis.

Here are some important questions you might have regarding the legalization of...

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