Fleet Management Companies (FMCs) are your advocate and can provide advice on fleet strategy and solutions. FMCs provide companies with important guidance on topics like how long to keep vehicles, which vehicle options make sense, and how to remarket vehicles to maximize sales prices.
Do you dread the vehicle buying experience through a dealership? Purchasing vehicles at a dealership can be confusing, high-pressure, and unreasonably time-consuming. It is inconsistent and so is the staff. Dealerships are not your only option, especially if you are buying vehicles for company use.
Car dealerships are designed to do transactions with individuals. Dealerships likely won’t offer a business the proper fleet rebates (which are typically higher than consumer rebates) and don’t have true business lease products available.
Telematics is helping to shape driver behavior with real-time feedback. Nearly everything is more fun if it is organized as a game or competition. Driving is no exception. Gamification of driving safety adds a new dimension and competition (personal and peer) that benefits the company.
The world of transportation is changing rapidly and the change is driven by the technology that has made ridesharing, car-hailing, and vanpooling easy. This sharing economy is forcing businesses to rethink how they utilize vehicles.
Businesses with fleets of 5 to 5,000 work with Fleet Management Company (FMC) experts to save time and money. FMCs have proven strategies to preserve a fleet’s value, maximize resale values, drive significant cost savings, and improve risk management.
The key to a successful implementation of a fleet management program is communication. Change is never easy. In fact, many resist it. That is why it is important to communicate, communicate, communicate what it is that you are trying to accomplish and WHY.
When you lease trucks for your fleet you may be offered what seems like a very attractive program that covers your lease payment as well as your maintenance for one price. This option is called a full-service lease. It is a conventional lease plus a maintenance agreement blended together and inseparable.
With the economy growing and interest rates rising, business leasing has become a hot topic. Companies are realizing the savings gained through leasing. As a result adoption rates are on the rise. Here are the 10 ways a Fleet Management Company (FMC) can help companies realize real savings through vehicle leasing.