“In the past 12 months, fleet executives have seen a surge in maintenance costs, and a lot of that is due to the upkeep of older vehicles, unscheduled repairs and preventative service.
“Making sure that you’re identifying the opportune time to be cycling vehicles is really important,” he told Fleet Owner. “Unscheduled maintenance events for older vehicles leads to downtime and repairs that become more expensive.”
“Another key finding of the survey is many fleets strive to reduce fuel usage and expenses. And fleet executives report that fluctuating fuel prices are a top concern.”