Take Control of Your Fleet’s TCO in 6 Steps

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Understanding Total Cost of Ownership: Take Control of Your TCO in 6 Steps

Total Cost of Ownership white paper

Which cost components are driving up your fleet’s total cost of ownership? In our latest white paper, we explain the costs that make up your TCO and provide proven cost reduction methods. By downloading this white paper today, you will learn six ways to reduce your fleet’s total cost of ownership, including:

  1. Minimizing your depreciation
  2. Keeping up with preventive maintenance
  3. Determining and adhering to optimal cycling parameters

Download now to discover how you can start taking action to improve your TCO!


Donlen Driver Call Center Receives World-Class Designation from The Fraser Group

Donlen’s Driver Call Center earned world-class recognition by receiving the Outstanding Customer Support Performance Recognition award from the Fraser Group. To achieve world-class designation, call centers must receive a performance score above 90 percent in areas such as listening, questioning, confirmation, and professionalism for four consecutive quarters, an accomplisment that has only been achieved by five out of the 70 call centers that The Fraser Group works with.

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Donlen Contact Center’s Upcoming Holiday Hours

calendar-thumbnailIt’s hard to believe it, but with Thanksgiving coming up this weekend, the holidays are just about upon us! That said, we would like to provide advanced notice that our maintenance and driver call centers will be closed on Thanksgiving day, Christmas day, and New Year’s day. On those days, drivers can still reach our 24/7 roadside assistance and accident management in the case of emergency by calling Donlen’s toll-free line at 1-800-323-1483. Outside of our holiday hours, our world-class call center looks forward to helping you 24/7 throughout the holiday season and in the new year!

Donlen Honors Veterans with Luncheon and Raffle Fundraiser Event


On Veteran’s Day, Donlen hosted a luncheon recognition event to honor all who have served our country. The event featured lunch, raffles, t-shirts from Take Two Fitness Apparel, and a presentation by Larry Kaifesh, U.S. Marine Colonel. He spoke about his experience in the service to the crowd who gathered for our Veteran’s Day event. All proceeds from Donlen’s event went to Paws and Stripes, a non-profit that rescues shelter dogs to train as service dogs for disabled veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury. Thank you to all veterans for your service!

GM Announces Layoffs, No Anticipated Impact for Fleet Units

gm-logoEarlier this month, General Motors announced that it will be laying off 2,000 employees at their Lordstown, Ohio and Lansing, Michigan locations when it cuts the third shift at both plants in January 2017. According to GM, their priority for fleet units remains in place and they do not expect the shift reduction to impact production of commercial or government units.

4 Best Practices for Remarketing Your Fleet Vehicles

Remarketing your fleet vehicles at the right time and in the right channel can seem like a challenging task, but it doesn’t have to be. We’ve compiled detailed best practices to help you get the most return on your investment when you sell your vehicles.

By downloading our white paper today, you’ll learn how to increase your vehicle’s resale value, when to sell your vehicles, the benefits of selling directly to your drivers, and more!


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

Driver’s Corner

Whether you are traveling for business or for work this week, traffic may be more than a little unpredictable due to the Thanksgiving holiday. To help everyone navigate the holiday travel congestion and stress, CBS Boston has provided some tips to ease travelers’ plans.

Some of those tips include planning ahead, charging your electronic devices, and getting an early start. Read all of the tips here.

And Finally

There is one man who owns more than 3,500 Hot Wheels models, with his collection valued at $1 million. His collection features extremely rare and valuable Hot Wheels cars, such as a bright pink mid-1970s Volkswagen Bus. You can watch a video of his cool collection here.

Happy Thanksgiving, have a great weekend, and safe travels.

Originally appeared in FridayFleet on November 22, 2016