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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 Managing Director 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.

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.

The Future of Autonomous Vehicle Fleet Management [Interview]
May 17, 2022 / 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 Foss National Leasing Has Changed Over the Years and Is Driving Innovation in Fleet Management
May 10, 2022 / 3 minute read

Folks that have been in the industry a long time may see Foss National Leasing as solely a vehicle leasing company with roots in the Roy Foss dealership group. While that may have been true decades…

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How Great Customer Service Helps Fleets Stand Out
April 26, 2022 / 4 minute read

Running a business is a multitasking challenge. Among your many priorities, where does customer service stand?

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Four Fleet Investment Strategies for Long Term Savings
March 1, 2022 / 5 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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Fleet Industry Trends: 8 Predictions for 2022
January 11, 2022 / 5 minute read

A new year means a fresh start and new opportunities, but it’s also bound to come with challenges. While there’s no way to know what exactly lies ahead, here at Foss we’re using our decades of…

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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 / 6 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 / 4 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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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 / 2 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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