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Does outsourcing fleet management make sense for your business?

In a challenging economic environment, many Australian businesses are discovering that outsourcing their fleet management needs just makes good business sense, contributing to operational excellence and cost savings. Let’s take a look at the benefits of outsourcing your fleet management, and why it could be one of the smartest business decisions you’ll ever make.

Managing fleets is what dedicated fleet managers do best, bringing together a team of experts with specialised knowledge and experience in managing vehicle fleets just like yours. They’re professionals with a solid understanding of industry best practices, the changing regulatory environment, and technological advancements. It all leads to efficient and compliant fleet operations for your business.

Lower costs

By outsourcing fleet management your businesses benefits from lower overhead costs compared to keeping fleet management in-house, where you’re up for salaries, training, equipment, and software expenses. Outsourced providers, like Fleetcare, leverage economies of scale and use their negotiating clout to secure competitive rates for vehicle purchases, maintenance services, fuel, and insurance. That means big savings for your business.

It's all about letting you get on with business, so you can do more of the things you like doing, and the things that make your business thrive. You can concentrate on growth and innovation, and developing excellent customer care, boosting your competitiveness.

Fleet managers can offer you the latest in modern technology with software solutions to make your fleet run more efficiently. Take Fleetcare’s Fleetdynamics for example. It combines GPS tracking systems, telematics devices, fleet maintenance software, and real-time analytics tools to give you everything you need to run your fleet efficiently. Your fleet’s performance will be right there on your computer screen in real-time whenever you need it.


By outsourcing your fleet management you’ll be accessing a service that’s scalable and flexible. That allows you to adjust your fleet size, services, and resources based on fluctuating demand, seasonal variations, or your growing business’s needs. This flexibility optimises your resources and ensures cost-effectiveness by freeing you of the constraints of your fixed in-house fleet management infrastructure.

Let’s face it — you’ve got better things to do than keeping up to date with risk management and compliance procedures. Developing safety protocols, driver training programs, maintenance schedules, and risk assessment strategies to minimise accidents, liabilities, and downtime, all take time. When you leave the job to Fleetcare, we take care of all that difficult stuff for you.

Administration — don’t you just love it? If you said “no” to that, then you’ll love the way Fleetcare’s efficient management system does all that tedious paperwork and reporting for you. You’ll benefit from detailed reports, performance metrics, and insights that enable data-driven decision-making and continuous improvement for your business.

When your fleet’s working smoothly with lower costs, less downtime, and less drain on your business resources, your business will run better too.

To find out how Fleetcare’s 30-plus years of experience can help your business’s fleet management needs call us today on 134 333.

Written by
Mark Schneider

Mark is a successful copywriter with over 20 years of professional writing experience.

We welcome him as a guest blogger to Fleettorque.

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