Fleets need to be more flexible with the type of vehicles they order in the next couple of new-model year ordering cycles. Here are six vehicle acquisition strategies that can serve as potential work arounds to mitigate some of today's inventory constraints.
New Vehicle Shortages Puts Emphasis On Increased Fleet SMR Schedules
The ongoing semiconductor shortages, with the resultant delays on new vehicles, is impacting fleet replacement cycles. As a result, many fleets are now facing lifecycle extensions as shortage of replacement vehicles becomes a pressing issue, which in turn places a premium on Service, Maintenance and Repair (SMR) schedules.