Vehicle Pool Management Ensures The Right Place, the Right Time, & the Right Vehicle

Pool Management

Vehicles on your terms

For far too long, fleet managers have accepted less than optimal solutions when facilitating their organization’s vehicle pool. At Merchants Fleet, we challenge the status quo by using innovative technology to eliminate common fleet management pitfalls such as under-utilization inefficiency, lost keys, and time-consuming logistics. We solve the issues that others do not. The result is a fleet that is more nimble, cost-effective, and easy to access by drivers across your organization, while fleet managers are able spend less time on pool management due to self-service technology.

Transform Your Fleet

By incorporating big data, vehicle telematics, and mobility technology, we have achieved a new standard in pool management: true fleet optimization. Our software-based platform, FleetShare, is built with the latest pool technology capacities and is backed by the brightest minds in the fleet industry. While its online reservation and wireless vehicle access alone would be a tremendous improvement over the existing infrastructure, the real benefit lies in having the right vehicles at the right time, and up-to-the-minute data so you know how to reduce inefficiencies and better meet your demands.

Unlock the Power of Mobility

With Merchants Fleet as your fleet mobility partner, you can open the door to new ways of thinking about and managing your fleet.

  • Right-Size your Fleet and Remove Unnecessary and Under-Performing Assets
  • Reduce Time, Resource, and Cost Allocations
  • Reduce Administrative Burden
  • Improve Vehicle Tracking Capabilities and Promote Organizational Accountability
  • Avoid Lost Keys and Easily Locate Where Vehicles Are and Who Has Them
  • Simplify Billing Procedures
  • Formulate Accurate Reporting Through Real-Time Data Specific to Your Fleet’s Needs
  • Enhance Fleet Utilization on a Per-Vehicle Basis
  • Boost Your Team’s Productivity Through Greater Vehicle Usage Flexibility

With proper pool management, you no longer have to rely on chance for vehicles to be available or to be at the right place at the right time. FleetShare unlocks the full capacity of your fleet so drivers experience a new level of flexibility and efficiency.

“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.”

Jim Collins
Support Services Manager, Royal Cup Coffee

“My experience has been one of overwhelming delight. Merchants facilitates the expansion of Novus Ag business possibilities with their experienced professional staff by engaging in supporting activities. Allowing Novus Ag to lease short term vehicles while factory ordering enables us to save tens of thousands while immediately placing the employee in a high-quality truck. From permitting Novus to lease agricultural, material handling assets, to fuel and maintenance programs, we consider them a valuable partner.”

Michael Gates
Corporate Services - Fleet, Novus Ag, LLC

“Floor Coverings International is proud to partner with Merchants Fleet.  Their responsiveness and consultative approach has been beneficial to us and our franchise partners.”

Neil Daley
Director of Merchandising, Floor Coverings International

Frequently Asked Questions

How can Merchants Fleet help my transition to EVs?

From simple to complex, Merchants has the experience, skills, tools and expertise to enable your transition to EV. It’s no secret that the EV movement is happening, and we’ll be your trusted partner who can help you stay ahead of the curve and achieve both your fleet and sustainability goals. A fleet can make a large impact on sustainability and vehicle operations and working with a fleet management company is a low-risk way to do that. They are a viable option for your business and total cost of ownership.

What does “mobility” mean in terms of fleet management?

The term “mobility” has long been an integral part of fleet management, but in today’s ever-changing world, it has evolved into something far more extensive. Mobility now stands as a new way of thinking; a transformative, on-demand philosophy that can unlock new opportunities in delivering the most efficient transportation that is needed, when it is needed, and for exactly how long it is needed. We invite you to explore our Mobility Calculator, which is designed to model out a scenario in which a mix of mobility and long-term leasing solutions can potentially save money while increasing flexibility within your fleet.

How much could I save if I improved my MPG?

Fuel is the second largest expense for fleets after depreciation. Since you can’t control prices at the pump, examining your fleet’s MPG is one way to manage your fuel spend. Use our Fuel Savings Calculator to see how much you’re spending today, and how much you can potentially save by focusing on your MPG.

How can EVs reduce Total Cost of Ownership?

Electric vehicles can lower maintenance costs, lower fuel costs, and reduce downtime, all of which contributes to a reduced Total Cost of Ownership.

What is your AdoptEV service?

Our EV experts and fleet team will create a custom EV adoption plan best suited to meet your organizational goals and needs. You will also receive a tailored strategy to execute your adoption, including vehicle reservations, best locations for EV conversion, ordering and leasing, EVSE charging and funding options, and more.

What utility upfits do you offer?

We provide vehicle upfitting services for any type of vehicle — Class 1 to Class 8 trucks; light, medium, and heavy duty vehicles; commercial buses, vans, and shuttles; and passenger vehicles. No matter your industry, our truck and van upfitting services will be tailored to your business, fleet size, and goals.

It’s time to free your fleet.

Contact us at 866.653.2737 or click below to discuss how pool management can give your drivers more flexibility.