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Acquisition Remarketing

How to sell your fleet vehicles for more money

Posted by Kyle Forbush on Mar 19, 2019 2:14:00 PM

"My minivan sold for how much?" My client asked, flashing a look of delight, surprise and slight disbelief. We politely reassured her that, yes, her para-transit minivan was sold at the previous week's Manheim Auto Auction for twice the sale price we anticipated. The minivan was originally acquired for $40,000, and the Mannheim Auction's "Condition Report" came back with some minor maintenance issues. This put our expectations at somewhere between $6,000 and $8,000. At the end of the day, Caritas received an e-mail from Manheim stating that the proposed highest big was $14,600. Our client gladly accepted the offer. 

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Topics: Remarketing, Lowering Fleet Costs, Fleet Considerations, Fleet Discounts

Brief: Volume Fleet Incentives

Posted by Kyle Forbush on Feb 18, 2019 2:49:32 PM

The process of acquiring new vehicles can sometimes make you feel like the victim of high-way robbery (pun intended). Luckily, there are manufacturers who actually strive to help cut costs in many ways, especially if you operate a fleet. Many car companies offer volume incentives and VIP programs, which greatly reduce not only the acquisition cost but also the life-cycle cost of every vehicle in your fleet. 

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Topics: Lowering Fleet Costs, Fleet Considerations, Fleet Discounts

Washington & Colorado Strive Towards Zero Emissions

Posted by Kyle Forbush on Feb 1, 2019 1:30:18 PM

Hybrid and electric vehicles can both relieve the burden of hefty fuel costs and reduce your fleet's carbon "tire-mark" -- so to speak. However, perhaps the safest way to estimate the potential benefits of going electric is to watch the ones who are already doing it. Recent developments in Washington state and Colorado, for example, have shown that the trend towards electric and hybrid vehicles is growing in legislative and business-minded popularity. 

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Topics: Fleet Considerations, GreenTechnology, Fleet Discounts, Driving Green

Dominicans receive new Fleet Incentive Program

Posted by Brad Forbush on Mar 3, 2016 8:50:53 AM

CARITAS Vehicle Services is pleased to announce that Sr. Pat Farrell, Executive Director with the Dominican Sisters Conference, has coordinated an agreement with Nissan North America that allows Dominican Communities nationwide to acquire new vehicles under Nissan's Fleet Incentive ProgramThis means a Community will receive the same pricing discounts on 2016 vehicles that are normally reserved for Nissan's largest corporate clients. Here's an example of how the program works . . .

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Topics: Fleet Discounts

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