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Basil Marcus

Basil is a seasoned, results-oriented executive possessing North American and European experience. He has held senior management roles for over 10 years, gaining experience in sales, marketing, business development and fleet operations. As Director, Business Development and Marketing at Foss, he is passionate about changing the way we look at fleet management, mobility, green initiatives and automotive trends. He takes great pleasure in working closely with the Foss team and helps those around him to grow and evolve within the company.

“I love working in this industry. Automotive is one of the fastest and most exciting spaces to be in right now and it allows you to be so creative in how to approach this sector from a fleet perspective. Being part of the Foss team is awesome; with so much experience on-hand I am afforded the opportunity to be nimble and forward-thinking in turn enabling my drive and creative nature to develop amazing new programs and approaches.”

Basil maintains the same enthusiasm and energy in his personal life. He spends as much time as possible with his wife and two young boys. Any other spare time he finds he is out on his bike, golfing, traveling, and exploring. He loves life and lives it to its fullest every day!

Should You Lease or Buy a Car for Your Business?
September 20, 2021 / 5 minute read

When you’re in the market to acquire new vehicles for your business (cars, trucks, or vans), you’re likely going to be faced with the question that’s on many people’s minds — is it better to lease or…

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Canada Federal EV Incentives: 3 Key Benefits for Fleets
March 25, 2021 / 5 minute read

Considering electric vehicles for your fleet, but worried about the cost? We’ve got some good news for you.   Since May 2019, the federal government has been offering key incentives that make EVs…

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When Disaster Strikes - Your Fleet Management Company Is There
March 25, 2020 / 3 minute read

During times of disaster, you need to know your business can survive. To keep things moving, you need the ability to mobilize your fleet vehicles while keeping your drivers safe. 

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Four Fleet Investment Strategies for Long Term Savings
March 9, 2020 / 4 minute read

For everyone who runs a fleet, reducing costs is always a goal. However, with so many variables—like purchase price and fuel and maintenance costs—it can be challenging to measure exactly where the…

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What Fleets Need to Know About Fleet Taxable Benefits [Interview]
September 25, 2019 / 2 minute read

  To protect both your business and your employees, it’s critical to understand taxable benefits. To help get you the information you need, we interviewed our resident Financial Analyst Andrew…

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Need a Short-Term Lease on Vehicles? Check Out Our Flex Program
September 11, 2019 / 1 minute read

We know long term leases aren’t always the best fit for many companies. So we’ve been busy developing a short-term lease solution for those who want all the benefits of leasing—without the long-term…

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These Experts Share How To Better Cycle Your Fleet
August 29, 2019 / 9 minute read

  Cycling your fleet the right way is a critical business decision. It impacts everything from costs, to productivity, to safety and driver happiness.  To help you evaluate and improve your vehicle…

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Cannabis Statistics for Fleets: How Drivers Are Using It & How to Protect Your Business
June 19, 2019 / 2 minute read

  Recreational cannabis has been legal in Canada for about eight months. How is your fleet handling legalization? Since you’re responsible for managing drivers, you have special considerations to…

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The Future of Autonomous Vehicle Fleet Management [Interview]
May 22, 2019 / 10 minute read

Every year, new vehicle technologies are coming on to the market at an increasing rate. Autonomous vehicle fleet management will become a reality that fleets won’t be able to ignore. To give you some…

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How to Reduce Fleet Costs In Light of the Federal Carbon Tax
May 8, 2019 / 11 minute read

Ready to take charge of your fleet costs? With the new Federal Carbon Tax in effect, now’s the ideal time to assess your overall spending—and to kick off new, money-saving strategies. In this…

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