Fleet management company CLM says savings worth tens of thousands of pounds can be achieved by opting for pay-as-you-go maintenance packages for company vehicles rather than fixed cost maintenance.
The company claims that new figures it has produced show that fleets can save on average 10% per annum by making the switch. A 200-vehicle fleet paying an average of £40 per vehicle per month for maintenance could save nearly £10,000 per annum.
The extra cost for fixed maintenance could come from contract hire suppliers “building in a level of significant contingency” for non-routine repair costs, the company claims.
But CLM says a fleet management company can manage maintenance costs on fleet customers’ behalf within a pay-as-you-go maintenance contract, only invoicing for completed work.