Fleet purchasing explained

Article reference:- Green Fleet

Too frequently, price is the dominating issue when purchasing new vehicles and fleet services. But there are many other aspects that should be considered if a long-term efficient fleet is to be run. Geoffrey Bray, chairman of the newly formed Fleet Industry Advisory Group, shares some procurement best practice.

I have spent more than 50 years in the fleet industry and during the last decade or more have become increasingly concerned at the decision of many organisations to axe the post of fleet manager. The traditional fleet manager is now rare and with their passing, employers have lost the knowledge and skill necessary to deliver a cost effective fleet operation. Consequently, there is a real need to reintroduce into the fleet management process individuals with a clear understanding and the necessary skill and knowledge to deliver a professional approach.

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