There’s more to fleet management than simply getting your clients the vehicles they need. That’s why we have multiple EV adoption options available as part of our one-size-doesn’t-fit-all philosophy to electric vehicles.
We take a collaborative, client-centered approach to help you streamline your corporate fleet operations and optimize performance.
No two commercial fleets are alike, and we’ll work with you to customize a plan that suits your corporate fleet needs.
Corporate Fleet Leasing & Financing
Whatever your financial objectives, you can count on our highly personalized approach to determine exactly what you need for leasing and funding — no more, no less. We offer flexible options on your terms, including open- and closed- end leases, short-term leases, rent-to-lease, value leases, and more.
The Latest Makes and Models from Top Manufacturers
We are able to source exactly the type of corporate fleet vehicle you need, customized to fit your specifications. Access virtually any make or model of both internal combustion engine (ICE) and electric vehicles (EVs), including sedans, trucks, vans, buses, and SUVs.
Explore the Benefits of Corporate Fleet Electrification
Decreased fuel and maintenance costs and tax incentives are making it more affordable than ever to integrate electric vehicles into corporate fleets. Our ecosystem of national partners brings together the best in infrastructure and technology to present a suite of services that will help manage your EV fleet from acquisition to disposition.
If you’re considering fleet electrification, our fleet experts will work with you to provide a custom EV adoption plan best suited to meet your business goals and objectives. They will guide you through every step of the process — from financing and infrastructure to selecting the right vehicles and developing a pilot program.
As our partner, you will also have access to our ClearCharge™ family of services, offering end-to-end solutions for employee home charger installations, workplace and depot charging stations, and cross-network public charging access.
Benefits of corporate fleet electrification include:
Meet Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Goals
Eliminate the Sound and Pollution Associated with Vehicle Idling
Experience Less Downtime and Reduced Maintenance Costs
By monitoring trip data, vehicle systems information, and driver behavior, you identify key areas of improvement to drive cost savings and improve safety. Some companies have even seen a reduction in their insurance premiums.
TotalConnect, our connected vehicle technology, can provide deep visibility into your fleet data without the need for a plug-in device. Multiple sources of connected vehicle data and telematics device data are seamlessly consolidated into a single dashboard, enabling you to save processing time by only needing to use a single platform — no aftermarket devices required.
We provide programs for all vehicles and trucks, from Class 1 to Class 8, as well as non-vehicle equipment and electric vehicles. Features and benefits include:
Nationwide Network of 40,000+ Preferred Vendors
Roadside Assistance Program
Reduced Operational Costs
Highest Level of Safety
Enhanced Compliance with Environmental Regulations, Including the Department of Transportation and State Emissions Inspections
“With our open-ended lease, we were able to reinvest in our business, while paying lower monthly payments. We’re excited to continue to grow our fleet and hope to work with Merchants again in the future.”
Director Corporate Transportation, Patterson Companies, Inc.
“Since partnering with Merchants Fleet last year, their professional team members have provided excellent service and offered innovative solutions to address our unique needs. Merchants has proven to be a top-tier fleet management company, exceeding our expectations on all levels.”
“We appreciate the knowledge and experience from the Merchants Fleet Electrification team during development and roll out of our initial pilot. Merchants has been a valuable resource in educating our team and getting them comfortable with the EVs.”
Manager of Vendor Services
Frequently Asked Questions
What types of leases do you offer?
Merchants Fleet believes in a tailored approach and understands leases are not a one-size-fits-all product. We will work with you to determine exactly what you need for lease funding. Some of our options include open-end, close-end, short-term leasing, re-leasing, and value leasing. We also offer fleet buyback and vehicle acquisition programs. Learn more here.
Will my corporate fleet be eligible for any specific discounts and services?
Discounts and benefits include low, guaranteed fixed rates, tax-exempt leasing and registration, and unique lease structure. There are also options for flexible payment terms. Contact our team at Merchants to learn more about specific discounts.
How long are your leases?
Merchants Fleet offers leases as short as a few months, up to traditional lease lengths. Our team can help you determine the optimal lease duration for your individual needs.
How quickly can I get my fleet vehicle(s)?
Merchants Fleet works with manufacturers and dealers nationwide. Your sales executive will work with you to determine your needs and get your vehicles as soon as possible. However, timeframes may vary according to the type of vehicle you need, your specifications, and manufacturer timelines.
What happens at the end of my lease?
Merchants Fleet offers two different remarketing options: GuaranteeTRAC®, which gives you a guaranteed price up front, or OpenTRAC®, where Merchants Fleet remarkets your vehicles on your behalf. Depending on your lease, you may also be able to use our fleet buyback program or extend your terms.
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