DonlenPass and VOM Expansions, Plus a NAFA 2017 Preview!

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Simplify Fleet Toll Management with DonlenPass, Now Covering the Canada 407 ETR

DonlenPass toll management

Enrolling vehicles with the correct toll authorities and managing fleet tolls can take a lot of valuable time away from fleet managers and drivers, especially for vehicles in Canada. If your fleet vehicles frequent Canada’s 407 ETR in Ontario, then you are no stranger to the administrative burden of managing tolls from Canada’s all-electronic tollway.

To increase the savings opportunities for our customers, we have expanded DonlenPass, Donlen’s comprehensive toll management solution, to cover tolls in Canada on the 407 ETR.

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Vehicle Optimization Model (VOM) Enhancements

 

vom-laptopWhether you are deciding which vehicle to lease between several OEM options or whether to cycle your fleet vehicles at 36 or 48 months, our comprehensive VOM tool will help you project your fleet’s performance and compare hundreds of vehicle options.

Just this past month, the VOM tool has been enhanced. You now have access to:

  • More than 250 various makes, models, and trims
  • Maintenance and residual data have been updated for all vehicles

To keep improving the VOM, more updates will roll out in Q2 and Q3 this year. Learn more about Donlen’s VOM here. Try the VOM today!


Donlen is Bringing the Future of Fleet Management to NAFA 2017!

This year’s NAFA I&E will be here before we know it. Will we see you there? We have a lot of exciting things planned, and can’t wait to share them with you. We hope you will join us for one of our educational sessions, which include:

  • Using Data to Enhance Your Fleet Policies – Tuesday, April 25 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Autonomous Vehicles and Their Impact on the Fleet Industry – Tuesday, April 25 at 4 p.m.
  • Using Predictive Analytics to Optimize Vehicle Replacement Decisions – Wednesday, April 26 at 8:30 a.m.
  • General Session: FMC Panel – Thursday, April 27 at 9 a.m.

Beyond our sessions, make sure you stop by our booth (#401) to take a look at the latest and greatest technology from Donlen. We will have demos of our innovative solutions available, including our new FleetWeb® Intelligence Visualization Suite and Report Builder, DriverPoint® Telematics, VOM, mobile apps, and more!

Last, but certainly not least, save the date for our must-see concert event, which will take place on April 26 at 8 p.m. Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter next week as we unveil more details!


Lease vs. Ownership: 4 Reasons to Lease Your Fleet Vehicles

Lease vs. Ownership white paper

Did you know that you could save up to $3,535 per vehicle by leasing your fleet vehicles instead of buying them? In almost every scenario, leasing your fleet vehicles is more cost effective than vehicle ownership. In this white paper you will learn how you can benefit from leasing by:

  1. Paying only for what you use
  2. Lowering financial costs
  3. Improving credit strength and borrowing capacity
  4. Gaining a complete view of TCO

We can’t wait to show you how leasing can help you free up cash flow for your business. Find out how by downloading our white paper!

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Interested in more resources from Donlen? View all of our white papers here.


Donlen in the news

Donlen Experts in the Media

Donlen shares opinions and advice with members of the fleet industry regularly. Today we feature a few of the stories that we were involved in. Enjoy!

Will Commercial Fleets Embrace Autonomous Vehicles? features:

  • Dennis Straight, senior vice president and CTO
  • Tom Sloan, director of telematics and safety solutions

Best Practices of an Accident Management Program features:

  • Oliver Zerhusen, director, maintenance and accident products

Navigating Changing Regulations features:

  • Laura Hopewell, regulatory compliance manager

Driver’s Corner

high winds

As spring starts ramping up, many places across the U.S. have been experiencing high winds, which pose unique driving challenges. Automotive Fleet has provided a comprehensive list of tips to keep in mind should the winds pick up while you are on the road.

Among those tips are reminders to always wear a seatbelt and to slow your speed to a safe driving speed, as well as some tips specific to wind. For example, be aware and maintain safe distance from other vehicles, especially RVs, trucks, or towed trailers, which could swing out and hit your vehicle in a sudden gust of wind. You can read more tips for windy driving here.


And Finally

car tires

With the tire industry growing and supply of carbon black (a common filler component in tires) running low, researchers have found a possible alternative to carbon black: food waste, specifically egg shells and tomato skins. Learn more about their research on this eco-friendly option here.

Have a great weekend and safe travels.


Originally appeared in FridayFleet on March 31, 2017