Why Outsource Your Fleet Management and Maintenance Services?

Outsourcing to realize direct cost reductions is undeniably attractive, but there are also longer-term cost savings you can achieve. First Vehicle Services helps you analyze the overall budget impact by reviewing both direct and indirect maintenance cost savings over your three to five year plan.

Fleet management and maintenance are not your core business functions – they're ours. Let First Vehicle Services help you realize the direct benefits of outsourcing your fleet. These benefits can be tied to measurable and essential results:

1. Measurable, increased efficiencies. Outsourcing provides a variety of fleet and non-fleet efficiencies. Benefits include improved fleet safety, increased availability and reliability, greater cash flow, and enhanced productivity.

2. Improved company focus. First Vehicle Services helps you achieve your fleet successes, maintain administrative control, and return your focus to your core business.

3. Reduced fleet operating costs. First Vehicle Services customers can take advantage of purchasing power and best practices to achieve fleet maintenance economies of scale. Our customers see an average savings up to 30%.

4. Improved human resource productivity 

  • Reduced head count. Outsourcing maintenance operations is one of the quickest, most effective methods to manage human resource requirements. First Vehicle Services has a comprehensive transition plan that can provide employment opportunities for existing staff that meet our hiring qualifications.
  • Redirected resources. Outsourcing fleet maintenance provides you with the opportunity to redirect personnel and financial resources from non-core activities to your company's core business.
  • More and better services. First Vehicle Services provides the necessary personnel, expertise, shop equipment, and training for 'quick-fix' repairs to preventative maintenance.

5. Improved fleet performance. First Vehicle Services can benchmark your fleet metrics against similar fleets to help educate your staff, provide enhanced training and make better fuel and vehicle purchasing decisions.

6. Access to national fleet maintenance expertise. First Vehicle Services makes extensive and ongoing investments in our maintenance technology, people, and processes/methodologies. We offer educational training programs and certifications.

7. Improved service and user satisfaction. Increased fleet scheduling flexibility, enhanced parts availability, quicker turnaround on repairs, and improved reliability are just a few examples of the improved services.

8. Improved quality. Our quality assurance processes, combined with our trademarked First Quality Management Program and ISO certified processes, has resulted in our implementation of some of the strictest standards in the industry.

9. Reduced capital investment. When you contract your fleet maintenance, you reduce the need to invest your capital funds in non-core business functions. Additionally, more stringent and timely maintenance improves vehicle lifecycles and reduces or eliminates the need for "spare" vehicles.

10. Increased cash flow. Outsourcing results in a reduction in operating costs. First Vehicle Services carries all parts inventory costs so you don't pay for a part until it's used on your fleet.

11. Increase control. You manage us from the highest levels by telling us what you need; we provide and maintain the effective operational approach, as well as take care of the fleet.

12. Reduced risk.  First Vehicle Services works to keep you compliant with OSHA, EPA, DOT as well as various federal, state and local laws. We monitor the fluctuating changes in regulations and technologies that are required.

13. Reduced overhead. Payroll processing, human resource assistance, and other back-office functions can be eliminated and your staff can turn their focus to enhancing the profitability of your core competency.

14. More accurate information. We provide 24/7 access to the KPIs. From total operating costs, maintenance and repair costs to vehicle utilization, downtime, and repair turnaround.

Learn more about outsourcing and how to take advantage of our professional fleet maintenance and management resources. We'll design a maintenance services plan that will fit your unique needs. Contact us now!