If you need to add heavy-duty trucks to your fleet, you could be waiting a long time. Trucks that would normally have a 90-day delivery time may now not arrive until spring 2019.
In this article, we’ll share what you can do about this situation, plus provide tips to keep your fleet operational, no matter what.
HOW TO WORK WITH THE DELAY AND KEEP YOUR FLEET OPERATING
When you order from the...
We know cost control is a big challenge.
So when it comes to buying fleet vehicles, how can you save money and still get what you need?
In this blog, we’re going to show you how you can spend less on vehicle acquisition. The key is to order from the factory, instead of buying from a dealer.
Here’s a look at why factory ordering leads to real cost savings.
FLEET MANAGEMENT TIPS: HOW TO PAY...
As a fleet manager, you probably feel like you need to be constantly replacing your cars, light trucks, and vans. Vehicles inevitably age, and as they do, maintenance costs increase and productivity/availability decreases. And we all know, that puts pressure on a fleet’s operating efficiencies.
Like any smart operator, you want your replacement vehicles to arrive into your fleet with...
What's the most important thing fleet managers should know about vehicle procurement?
Ask that question to different people, and you may get many different answers. While it's true there's a lot to consider in the vehicle ordering stage, the process doesn't need to be overly complicated. The best way to ensure you have all your bases covered is to create a well-thought-out, strategy. You can use...
As a fleet manager, there are many cost-effective strategies to evaluate when purchasing fleet vehicles. Vehicle purchase price is not the only value factor you should consider in the buying process. We discovered that fleet vehicle buyers are typically focused only on the purchase price of the vehicle
One important thing that is often overlooked is the value of a vehicle at the...
Negotiating fleet vehicle volume discounts can be daunting if you are unprepared. With a little homework you can talk knowledgeably to secure the best deals, maximize your fleet discounts and save money in the process.
Here are 5 important things to consider that will help you arrive at the negotiating table to discuss your company’s fleet needs and delivery timing requirements. Like anything in...
When buying fleet cars, there is a definite purchasing process and it is especially valuable to adhere to it if you are buying vehicles for a commercial fleet. By following the points outlined below, you should be able to take advantage of fleet discounts while buying cars directly from the factory.
There is a definite process to buying a car, and it is especially valuable to adhere to it...