Q. How can First Vehicle Services deliver cost savings to my business or fleet operation?
A. First Vehicle Services' corporate buying power and aggressively negotiated parts contracts immediately improve our customers' bottom lines. Additionally, First Vehicle Services fleet operating efficiencies can reduce fleet counts, extend vehicle lifecycles, and reduce overall costs.
Another benefit is our extensive regional and corporate management support. Your overhead costs for hiring, training, procurement, and IT personnel are eliminated because we have our own dedicated, experienced management support team that provides national and regional support.
Q. What is captive shop onsite fleet maintenance?
A. Fleet maintenance is performed in your facility by First Vehicle Services technicians. The facility is managed and the equipment is maintained by First Vehicle Services, ensuring that you continue to maximize the investment you've already made in your facility.
Q. Can First Vehicle Services maintain an entire fleet of diverse vehicle types and yard equipment?
A. First Vehicle Services leads the fleet maintenance industry in diverse fleet experience. We have the knowledge and skill to maintain your entire fleet – from sedans, light duty trucks, emergency response units and fire apparatus to medium and heavy duty trucks, earth movers, specialized equipment, and cranes. We also maintain small equipment, as well as alternative fueled vehicles that help reduce your carbon footprint.
Q. What happens to the fleet employees when I outsource?
A. We hire them! It not only makes good business sense to hire the technicians already familiar with your fleet, but we also believe it’s the right thing to do. We have an extensive fleet technician transition plan that provides training and certifications such as ASE, EVT, and other continuing education programs.
All existing employees have the opportunity to complete an interview. Our hiring process includes drug testing, background checks, and a multi-step interview process that ensures the highest quality technicians available are maintaining your fleet.