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A Tour of Network: Centralizing Knowledge & Effort

Posted by Kyle Forbush on May 14, 2019 1:17:51 PM

Every hero has a support system. Batman would be helpless is Alfred wasn't in the Batcave providing GPS coordinates and mission details. Iron Man would fall out of the sky if the computer that supports his suit were to crash. The Mission Impossible series wouldn't have dragged on for seven movies if Ethan Hunt hadn't been saved countless times by his colleagues. 

All driver-clients of Caritas Vehicle Services benefit from a similar level of back-up when they encounter difficulties on the road. Our drivers may not be masked crusaders, but their safety and satisfaction is paramount to the Caritas operation. So, in August, 2010, Caritas entered into a business partnership with the world's leading fleet management and driver mobility company, LeasePlan USA. 

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Topics: Maintenance Tips, Common Myths About Vehicle Maintenance, Fleet Considerations

The Lowest Maintenance-Cost Models of 2018 and Now

Posted by Kyle Forbush on Jan 31, 2019 3:34:11 PM

At Caritas Vehicle Services, we pride ourselves in staying ahead of the curve. This we do for our clients as well, by ensuring that you remain aware of the latest auto industry developments. Our newest blog series, Industry Insiders, will run every Friday, providing you with the knowledge needed to cut costs and make fleet management a less cumbersome task. 

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Topics: Maintenance Tips, Fleet Considerations, Fleet Discounts

Saving Sister Josetta - Fleet Management

Posted by Gabrielle Bobinsky on Aug 7, 2015 2:51:00 PM

Sister Josetta set out on a long road trip from Springfield, IL all the way down to Texas, but on her way through Arkansas, the battery in her van failed.  A good samaritan helped her with a jump start, but the vehicle soon stopped running, and all of the check engine warning lights came on. This was not a good situation as Sr. Josetta was basically stranded in a town where she did not know anyone. This time she was stranded at a gas station. How was she going to get her car fixed so she could resume her trip?

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Topics: Fleet Considerations

Save on Vehicle Maintenance by Outsourcing Fleet Management

Posted by Sarah Huber on Jun 2, 2015 4:10:00 PM

Outsourcing Fleet Management to a professional fleet management firm is a practical solution for reducing the cost of maintaining and repairing your comapy's vehicles. At Fleet Services, we partner with a division of Leaseplan called Network to help our clients with vehicle maintenance, repairs, fuel management, and tracking vehicle maintenance history. All of these are factored into a vehicle's life-cycle cost 

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Topics: Maintenance Tips, Lowering Fleet Costs, Fleet Considerations

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Posted by Anthony Larsen on May 7, 2015 3:40:14 PM


The morning drive and traffic jams are a commuter's worst nightmare.  The stop and go traffic creates a number of problems, which include the wearing down of vehicle parts due to constant use, fuel and time consumption, and an increase in carbon emissions.  In the United States Environmental Protection Agency report from 2014, U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory Report: 1990-2013  states, "31% of total U.S. CO2 emissions and 26% of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions were the result of transportation."  Transportation emissions numbers will increase as society continues to depend on fossil fuels, unless we make the decision to change our ways.  Individual drivers and fleet managers should all consider ways to reduce our carbon footprint.  We've come up with 3 helpful tips to start today.

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Topics: Maintenance Tips, Lowering Fleet Costs, Fleet Considerations, Driver Safety

What is "e-diesel?"

Posted by Anthony Larsen on Apr 27, 2015 2:49:00 PM

The world's dependence on fossil fuels has had a negative impact on the Earth's environment for many decades.  Air pollution, oil spills, and drastic climate change are just some of the issues which result from our continued fossil fuel dependence. However, technological advances in alternative fuel sources are helping to lessen the need for fossil fuels and to improve the environment.  

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Topics: Maintenance Tips, Fleet Considerations, GreenTechnology

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