Looking back on the problems that plague the OEM vehicle ordering and delivery process. And deciding what can be done to repair this broken system.
Extending Vehicle Service Life Negatively Impacts Sustainability Goals
The long-term trend in vehicle cycling for commercial fleets has been a gradual increase in vehicle service lives. An increasing number of companies cut costs by extending vehicle replacement cycles so cash flow can be diverted to other expenditures. When extending vehicle cycles, the most significant (and uncertain) expense is the impact on the maintenance budget. Another argument against extended replacement cycling, albeit less vocalized, is the impact on corporate sustainability.