Fleet Accident Management Services: You Need an Advocate When Accidents Strike

Accident Management

Full claims support and aggressive subrogation

Accidents happen, and when they do Merchants Fleet makes sure your drivers get the support they need. With our comprehensive accident management solution, we take care of everything from seamless claims processing to repair and subrogation recovery. We coordinate loaner vehicles so accidents do not slow you down.

Driver Availability 24/7

No matter when an accident happens, your drivers have the 24/7 support they need to stay safe and get back on the road. With roadside assistance, first notice of loss, and detailed, customized reports, the accident management process starts immediately.

  • First Notice of Loss Includes Option to Collect Customized Information
  • Get Complete Incident Report Based on Tailored Parameters
  • Receive Towing Assistance

Full Claims Management

Merchants Fleet handles claims management for you, so you don’t have to worry about whether repairs are being handled to your standards or if estimates are accurate. We work with certified adjusters and an extensive network of repair locations so claims are handled quickly and professionally.

  • I-CAR Platinum-Trained and ASE-Certified Adjusters
  • Adjusters Access Latest Estimating Software to Review Estimates and Photos
  • Body Shop Monitoring to Ensure Quality Workmanship
  • Nationwide Repair Network for Extensive Coverage, Efficient Turnaround Time, and Quality Repairs

Subrogation Experts

We have dedicated specialists who handle the details of subrogation so your claim is handled as efficiently as possible. When you leave subrogation to the experts, you can get back to handling your day-to-day business.

  • Specialists Review Claims to Determine Fault
  • Extensive Knowledge of Laws and Regulations

Full Transparency

After an accident, you want to know the status of your claim and your vehicle. Merchants Fleet gives you full insight into the accident management process. You always have access to accident photos and documentation and can easily track vehicle repairs.

  • Tracking System Ensures Timely Repairs
  • Access All Pertinent Claim Information, Including Loss Notices, Photos, and Estimates
  • Access Multiple Ad-Hoc Reports
  • View Customized Charts and Graphs in the Stat Center

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.

How long are your leases?

Merchants Fleet offers leases as short as a few months, up to traditional leases. Our team can help you determine what the optimal lease length is for your situation.

How quickly can I get my fleet vehicles?

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 is telematics?

Telematics uses GPS and integrated telecommunications to give you real-time snapshots of your fleet operations. The system sends, receives and stores information about each vehicle so you can get detailed information about speed, idle times, overall vehicle health, and driver behavior. Learn more about how telematics works and how it provides insights into your fleet.

How can I reduce my cost of ownership?

There are many ways to reduce your total cost of ownership. Examining fuel costs, idling, driver behavior, maintenance patterns, and vehicle lifecycle can all lead to opportunities for improvements. Merchants Fleet strategic consulting has a team of analytics-minded experts who can examine your fleet data to identify ways to make meaningful changes to your fleet operations. Learn more about fleet consulting.

Total Fleet Coverage

Our national footprint allows us to service clients all over the United States. No matter the size of your fleet, we’re ready to help you find a management solution that works for your business. From flexible leasing and comprehensive maintenance to innovative telematics and cost-saving fuel management, we’ll create a tailored plan to meet your needs.

Need help with the accident recovery process?

Click below or call 866.653.2737 to learn how Merchants Fleet manages the accident recovery process for you.