Experts in Utilities Fleet Management


Over 60 Years of Experience Servicing Utility Fleets

When you job is keeping the lights on and the heat running, you need to have the right vehicles for the job while keeping downtime to a minimum. Merchants Fleet has over 50 years of experience in the upfitting, financing, and services that keep utility fleets on the road. Plus, we have expertise in the latest solutions & technologies, including electric vehicles, so you can evolve, improve efficiencies, and be more sustainable.

Improving Efficiencies in Government Fleets

Cloud computing and big data are powering systems that can capture a wealth of actionable fleet information. In this white paper, learn how to make informed decisions to maximize your government fleet.
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Safety Equipment & Upfitting

Upfitting is more than racks and bins – it’s your first line of safety. Ergonomics, specialized equipment like grounding features, high-visibility paint, and other features make sure your workers reduce their risk of accident or injury. Our DOT-compliant and ASE-certified upfit engineers apply the highest attention to detail to every project, prioritizing performance optimization, efficiency, and safety.

  • Upfitting Services for Class 1 to Class 8 Trucks; Light, Medium, and Heavy-Duty Vehicles
  • EV Experts to Assist in Planning for EV Upfits
  • Emphasis on Safety First to Minimize Exposure to Workers’ Comp Claims and Other Liabilities
  • Nationwide Vendor Network to Select the Best Upfitters for Your Project
  • Design with an Eye on Reducing Fuel and Maintenance Costs and Protecting Residual Values
  • Ability to Perform Site Visits to Ensure Vehicle Fits Application

Electric Vehicle Services

One of the biggest ways that utility companies can offset carbon emissions while improving their total cost of ownership is adopting electric vehicles. Decreased fuel & maintenance costs, as well as tax incentives, are making it more affordable than ever to integrate EVs. Merchants Fleet has & is continuing to build the tools and services you need to make a seamless and cost-effective entry into the electric vehicle market.

  • Achieve Corporate Social Responsibility Goals
  • Reduce Your Cost of Ownership
  • Support Clean Energy Initiatives
  • Ecosystem of EV Technology & Infrastructure Partners

Flexible Rental & Lease Options

When you work with Merchants Fleet, you have access to a variety of rental, leasing, and financing options to fit your unique business. Whether you’re exploring EVs or looking for traditional vehicles, our goal is to get the right vehicles for your organization at the terms that make the most sense for you.

  • Wide Selection of Vehicles, Including EVs, with Nationwide Network of Dealerships and Partnerships with all Major OEMs
  • Short-Term Rental Options, Including Truck Rental Program for Seasonal & Project Work
  • Rent-to-Lease to Extend Terms Without Removing Vehicles from Service
  • Commercial Vehicle Sales

Comprehensive Fleet Services & Technology

Getting the right vehicles on the road is just one part of the equation. Merchants offers a full range of fleet services and technologies to maximize cost savings and ensure your fleet is safe & efficient.