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Fleet Lifecycle Studies

Our Fleet Lifecycle Study is a forty-seven-point health-check on your fleet that includes analysis of your business and its requirements for vehicles, analysis of your fleet's composition and attributes, and a review of your current practices for sourcing, administration, management and disposal.

How do our fleet management practices compare with those of top performing fleets?

How could we reduce our fleet lifecycle costs?

What are the biggest risks in our fleet and how do we mitigate them?

In our many years working with fleet owners in New Zealand we're yet to see a fleet that didn't need at least some help from us. Fleet Management isn't rocket science, but to do it well requires getting lots of little things right. Industry best practice is a moving target as the profession adapts to technology innovations and changes in the market - we are constantly leveraging our networks and researching practices in the world's most successful fleets to keep pace with this evolution. Our Fleet Lifecycle study is a top to toe, forty-seven point health-check on your fleet that includes analysis of your business and its requirements for vehicles, your fleet's composition and attributes, a review of your current practices for sourcing, administration, management and disposal and of your current supplier arrangements. We'll let you know how best practice fleets are approaching each component, determine what improvements are feasible for your organisation and develop a roadmap to lead you into the future.

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Fleet Snapshot

The Fleet Snapshot is an abbreviated audit, designed to give organisations the critical information needed to develop a baseline for measurement of future savings, and to inform decisions around vehicle sourcing before approaching the supplier market.

What is the profile of my current fleet and what is it costing me to run?

Which of my current vehicles are highest priority for replacement?

What vehicles do my drivers need to do their jobs effectively?

A best practice go to market process delivers the right product or service at the right price, and is predicated on adequate preparation before the tender hits the market. Before engaging with suppliers, it makes sense to have a detailed profile of your current fleet assets, your future fleet requirements and your current total costs per kilometre and asset class so you can measure future benefits. We will audit your current fleet register against NZTA records to identify anomalies, classify fleet replacement priorities based on age, safety and cost risk, and analyse your current costs data to baseline your fleet expenditure. Following a comprehensive survey of drivers and senior stakeholders, we'll develop fit for purpose specifications for each vehicle class to ensure that all future vehicles meet your requirements and that suppliers are pricing on the same basis.

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Supplier Appointment

As fleet procurement experts, we will work with you to research the market and appoint suppliers. Whether you need a robust, auditable Request for Proposal process or a simple Request for Quotation, we can customise our service to your budget and requirements.

Which outsourced Fleet Management solution is the best fit for my budget and requirements?

To standardise our fleet we'd like to appoint a long-term vehicle supply partner. Which manufacturer is the best fit for our organisation?

I want to implement a vehicle pool booking system that interfaces to GPS. Which technology should we use?

When you're making a strategic fleet investment or committing to a long-term supply arrangement it makes sense to invest time and effort in your decision. As fleet procurement experts, researching and appointing suppliers is our bread and butter. We can manage the entire process - from documenting your stakeholders' requirements, developing tender documentation, approaching the market and managing the response process, then evaluating your options against a common set of weighted criteria to determine the best solution for your organisation - or we can lend a guiding hand as you do this in house. Whether you need a robust, auditable Request for Proposal process or a simple Request for Quotation, we can customise our service to your budget and requirements.

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Fleet Policy Review

We will amend your existing fleet policy, or develop a new one specifically for your business, to manage risk and compliance, and set clear expectations with stakeholders for the ongoing management of the fleet.

I drive a vehicle. Do I need to groom it?

What do I do if I have an accident?

Can I use my company vehicle for private purposes?

Running an effective fleet takes teamwork – it relies on all of your stakeholders understanding and accepting their responsibilities. By taking account of your overall business strategy, your culture, values, challenges and objectives, we will amend your existing fleet policy, or develop a new one specifically for your business, to manage risk and compliance. Need guidance on Fleet Policy Implementation? No problem, we can help you with that too.

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Driver & Fleet Safety Programmes

We'll work with you to develop a best-practice driver assessment and education programme appropriate for your business.

Which of my drivers are most at risk?

What education do my drivers need to do their job safely?

How do I reduce my ACC levies and insurance premiums?

We'll work with you to develop a driver and fleet safety programme appropriate for your business so you have full visibility of each driver's risk profile and the recommended actions to get them on track. Through our partnership with New Zealand's leading driver assessment and education provider you'll have access to state of the art online and in-vehicle evaluation tools, to protect the wellbeing of your staff and your investment in vehicles, while reducing fuel and crash related costs.

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