Some call it thinking out of the box, pushing the envelope, or just plain breaking the rules. “Common wisdom” isn’t always the best way to keep a fleet running cost efficiently.
Short-Term Cost-Cutting Strategies Backfire in the Long-Run
The new reality of a tighter corporate operating environment has forced fleet managers to pursue two different types of cost-cutting goals - cost deferral and cost elimination. However, many cost-cutting decisions for fleet are made for the short-term, with very little consideration for total cost of ownership. Sometimes senior management is more interested in the fiscal, rather than economic, consequences of their decisions.