Fleet buyers that use new e-procurement technologies are achieving savings in the region of 10- 15% on new vehicle orders compared to contemporaries who rely on yesterday’s technologies to source and buy their new vehicles.
That’s according to Oxford-based Ebbon-Dacs, supplier of e-procurement solution Leaselink, which is used by fleets to source and procure new vehicles electronically.
By using e-procurement and electronic tracking of vehicles in the order pipeline, it is possible to generate savings through reduced acquisition and administration costs, improved productivity, fewer errors and increased efficiencies, say Ebbon-Dacs.
Once an order is placed, Leaselink allows all parties involved in the order process to track the vehicle from sale through to delivery.
Ebbon-Dacs managing director Rob Pilkington said: “Our research shows the e-procurement can generate savings of 10-15% compared to old, traditional methods which are expensive in terms of time, labour and administration. E-procurement works well for leasing companies and is equally viable for large outright purchase fleets.”
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