Information About Fleet Management Companies
Vehicle tracking includes the management of vehicles - cars, trucks, helicopters, planes as well as ships. The most common use for this term is however, the management of cars, vehicles and trucks. Fleet management focuses on improving efficiency, reducing risks and costs of management of vehicles, ships and aircrafts.
UK Fleet Management Companies
There are many fleet companies in the UK, such as AMS, CLM, Silverstone, Tomtom fleet, VMS, GM, Axis, Scania Fleet Management and many more. Every company offers different services such as vehicle tracking, breakdown service, delivery, trainings, available fleet and has different experiences, therefore a research is needed prior to choosing and using one of the UK fleet management companies.
It is adviced to know thoroughly the fleet management company before deciding on using their services. Some companies offer brand new cars and trucks, some offer used vehicles and some companies offer also vans, motorhomes, farm and plant machinery as well as bikes. Most of the companies offer a search engine on their official web page, so the desired vehicle can be found easily according to your company’s wishes.
Most often, the available types of cars are city-car, hatchback, coupe, cabriolet, saloon, estate, MPV and 4x4. Most common available types of vans are van, pickup, combi, box, dropside, minibus, window van, chassis cab, curtainside or a refrigerated van.
What is concerning the brands of cars, the most common ones offered by fleet management companies are Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin, Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Citroen, Dacia, Fiat, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Lexus, Maserati, Mazda, Mercedes Benz, Mitsubishi, Peugeot, Porche, Renault, Škoda, Suzuki, Tesla, Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo, but more brands can be found, despite the fact of not being so common.
Available brands of vans are usually Citroen, Ford, Isuzu, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Peugeot, Renault, Toyota, Vauxhall and Volkswagen. There is a wide range of brands of available cars: Alfa Romeo, Audi, BMW, Citroen, Dacia, Fiat, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Jaguar, Kia, Lexus, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Peugeot, Škoda, Suzuki, Toyota, Vauxhall, Volvo and Volkswagen. However, it is possible to find also other brands, which are not so common.
There are also companies that offer bikes and there are many types and brands to choose from. Types of bikes that are available are adventure, classic, custom cruiser, minibike, moped, naked, scooter, sports tourer, super sports, three wheeler, trial bike and many more. There are many makes available, such as Aprilia, BMW, Ducati, Harley-Davidson, Honda, Kawasaki, Piaggio, Suzuki, Triumph and others.
How to Choose a Fleet Management Company?
How should your company choose a good fleet management company that will best suit the needs of your company? Here are some important points to consider:
- Location and delivery
- Available fleet
- Price range
First of all, it is important to check the location of the desired company. Some companies offer nation-wide services, however there are companies that offer services only in the area of their headquarters. There are plenty of companies offering nation-wide service as well as plenty of company working locally.
Although most companies offer a wide range of the vehicles, some companies offer only new cars and on the hand, some companies offer only used cars. If you are in need of bikes, motorhomes, trucks, plant and farm machinery, that can be found as well, however, not all the companies have these vehicles in their available fleet.
Some fleet management companies offer services such as above mentioned nation-wide delivery, trainings for drivers, vehicle tracking services, services when the given vehicle has broken down and other. Being clear on what services are needed for your company is an important point when choosing the right company.
It is also important to check the price of available fleet and the chosen way of payment. Some companies combine up front payments with monthly payments, some companies offer the possibility of owning the vehicle after a given period of time and some companies offer only up front payments. It is therefore necessary to know the financial possibilities of your company before deciding on a given vehicle and company.
Some companies have been on the market longer than others, therefore they can offer years of experience. If the experience of the company is important for your company, there are possibilities to choose from.
It is possible to find the contact information of the desired company on their official webpage, such as telephone number, email, address and some companies also offer the possibility to chat, where additional questions and problems can be discussed. Some companies also offer call-backs and quote requests.
Interested in Fleet Management?
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