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 cycling strategies, we reached out to the industry experts at KAR Auction Services and its business unit, ADESA: Trevor Henderson and Tom Kontos.
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Planning your vehicle factory order strategically is more important than ever.
You may have felt frustrated by the lack of light duty commercial vehicles available in the 2019 model year—and the situation is likely to continue into 2020.
So what can you do to ensure you get the vehicles you need?
In this blog, we’ll cover what’s behind the longer vehicle wait times, plus...
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.
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Chances are, your customers are concerned about climate change. So, green initiatives are a hot selling point. Investing in electric vehicles is a great way to showcase your company’s commitment to sustainable practices.
But you might be wondering how EVs might affect your budget—or about the environmental impact of electric cars within the supply chain.
In this article, we’ll cover the...
Thinking about your next vehicle upfit?
Make sure you plan it out properly from the get go. If not, you’ll likely end up with an unhappy driver, and an unsatisfactory upfit that cost you real money.
It’s important to remember that fleet vehicle upfitting isn’t just an added cost. It’s an opportunity to improve efficiencies and boost driver satisfaction. Here are some key benefits of a smart...
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...