Merchants Fleet Wins Three Stevie® Awards in 2020 American Business Awards®

Nation’s Fastest-Growing Fleet Management Company Receives Awards in Growth, Innovation and Management

HOOKSETT, N.H.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Merchants Fleet, the nation’s fastest-growing fleet management company, was honored with three coveted Stevie® Awards in the 18th annual American Business Awards. The company received a gold Stevie for “Fastest Growing Company of the Year,” and two bronze Stevies for “Most Innovative Company of the Year” for companies up to 2,500 employees as well as “Achievement in Management” in recognition of Merchants Fleet CEO Brendan P. Keegan.

The awards come on the heels of a period of rapid growth for the company. Last month, Merchants Fleet secured $50 million in growth financing from Bain Capital Credit to further accelerate the company’s growth trajectory and mission of bringing disruptive change to the fleet management industry. Earlier in April, the company announced that in a 24-hour period, one million homes would receive essential goods in a vehicle managed by Merchants Fleet. In conjunction with the increase in home deliveries, Merchants Fleet recently surpassed 15,000 vehicle orders for last mile & home delivery companies since December 2018.

We are thrilled to be recognized by The American Business Awards with a trio of awards across multiple categories,” said Keegan. “Innovation and leadership are key cornerstones of our culture and accelerated growth efforts, and it is by design that we are excelling in all of these strategies during this transformational time for our industry. I am so proud of the entire Merchants Fleet team whose hard work and dedicated commitment to providing our clients with flexible, customized, and innovative solutions made this recognition possible.”

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. More than 3,600 nominations were reviewed in the judging process this year by more than 230 professionals worldwide. Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2020 Stevie winners are available at

About Merchants Fleet

Merchants Fleet is the fastest growing fleet management company nationally. Merchants provides clients with the most high-touch service and innovative experience across the industry for fleets, with flexible terms from three months to seven years. Our unique technology platforms coupled with specialized fleet teams provide the most comprehensive FleetTech solutions to drive proven results. Find out more at

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at


Amanda Desmairas


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