Recently, we had a discussion with our service team about what is more important: to be liked or to be trusted. It’s a bit of a chicken or the egg argument because both are important especially when it comes to building long-term relationships with customers. At Doering, we approach our relationships with a couple…
With the economy growing and interest rates rising, business leasing has become a hot topic. In fact, almost 30% of new vehicle acquisitions are leased.
Managing a fleet of vehicles is a job requiring professional attention. Many organizations turn to professional Fleet Management Companies (FMCs) to help them manage their fleet. With any business partnership, fit is critically important.
Feet managers, controllers, CFO’s, and company executives have discovered fleet solutions provided by third-party fleet management companies (FMCs) help free up time and allow them to focus on the strategic priorities.
A solid executive fleet program helps to attract and retain key employees. It is imperative to structure a program that demonstrates the value the company places on key employees. An executive fleet program can focus on VIPs such as those in the C-suite, owners, directors, and key employees in sales, marketing, HR, operations, and finance. An executive fleet program must deliver a positive experience for the driver.
Instituting the latest fleet management technologies helps fleet managers reduce administrative and maintenance costs while also mitigating the risks.
Fleet management is a job requiring professional attention. Ensuring you have a firm grip on all aspects can be difficult while running a business. In order to improve your fleet operations, consider what functions should be outsourced and what should be done in-house.
Operating a fleet of vehicles carries risk. Companies rely on humans with various levels of experience to drive responsibly and safely. The reality is the drivers are human and make mistakes.
Operating a fleet internally means spending time and resources maintaining, tracking and administering the fleet. These are valuable resources that should be used to grow the organization, not manage the fleet. We hear many stories from business owners and leaders that are distracted by the challenges of managing their fleet when more pressing business issues deserve attention.