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Fleet Services Help Protect Your Bottom Line

We here at Advantage Auto Service never envy the job of a fleet manager. We know you are under tremendous pressure to keep every vehicle on the road making money, whether they are shuttle buses or box trucks. Your bottom line needs to be in the black all the time; otherwise, you face the ire of your boss. This is why we work tirelessly to service fleet vehicles at affordable prices so you always protect your bottom line and also the vehicles and your drivers. Let’s talk more about this below.

Reliability

The only way your fleet vehicles will continue to make you money is if they are reliable. This is why it is crucial that you stick to the factory-scheduled service plan for each fleet vehicle like glue. It’s important to have the services done when they are due, and, if necessary, additional services performed when they are needed. You need your fleet vehicles to be reliable when they are on the road, and part of that reliability includes running efficiently so you save money on fuel costs.

Unreliable vehicles end up in the shop where they are not only making money but also costing money. Another thing to consider is driver retention. If your drivers cannot count on their fleet vehicles, you will have a high driver turnover and this costs more money in the end. Advertising costs alone for new drivers can be pretty high. This is why maintaining your fleet vehicle reliability helps your bottom line. It keeps the vehicles on the road earning money and your drivers happy. Studies show that happy employees are productive employees.

Safety

Safety is also a concern with your fleet vehicles. This is particularly true if you carry passengers. Sticking to each vehicle’s service schedule allows us to find safety problems before they become an accident. For example, we can detect a brake problem before the vehicle loses its brakes with regular brake inspections. This helps prevent automobile accidents and the costs that occur with them.

An unsafe fleet vehicle cannot only cause an automobile accident but create a problem with your insurance carrier. If your vehicle is found at fault because it wasn’t maintained properly, you run the risk of losing your insurance coverage and facing the possibility of a lawsuit if, for example, the vehicle was filled with passengers like a shuttle bus. Maintaining your fleet vehicles keeps them safe on the road.

Advantage Auto Service in Marietta, GA, is the only auto service shop you need for shuttlebus and box truck maintenance and repair. Call us today to schedule an appointment.

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