This is the prediction of Sewells Group an international consulting business focussed on improving dealer performance, which incidentally has strong SA roots.
Car allowances have appeal to those employees who travel higher than average business travel as this potentially reduces personal tax exposure.
The international accounting standard IFRS 16 which came into effect 1st January 2019 now requires that both operating and financial leases are recorded as “on balance sheet” funding.
FleetSpections, who provide specialised Digital inspections and Vehicle valuation services for fleets, has secured its first customer and we are now in the process of inspecting over 1000 vehicles for a municipality.
A new vehicle inspection and valuation service has been launched to provide a technology based solution for one of fleet management’s recurring problems - the fleet audit.
UK automotive executives expect that almost half of all car dealerships will disappear in less than a decade, according to KPMG’s Global Automotive Executive Survey 2018.
The attached picture from a local Municipality tells the sorry story of old and unused, but possibly valuable assets lying around occupying space, sending the wrong fleet management message and certainly wasting resources.
This is something new in an environment where GPS coordinates usually define where we are. what3words introduces this simple but precise method to define your location which delivers substantial operational and costs benefits for its logistics customers.
Online vehicle auctions are an established fleet management service which provide a fully inclusive vehicle disposal service. Today, they extend beyond the vehicle sale and incorporate additional features and services that add enormous value and innovation to the management of the fleet.
For any lawful business, one objective should always be to operate within the framework of applicable law. This objective should, in quality and quantity of execution, be at least equal to other objectives such as production, adherence to budget and quality.
It’s always interesting to compare the South Africa fleet management market to other markets because it provides a benchmark and it motivates and drives our own product development.
Fleet management is often lost in the greater activities of transport and logistics but its importance as a foundation element to achieve least cost and efficiency in Logistics cannot be overstated.
Recent experience has highlighted the priorities in managing a mixed public sector fleet. So many of the challenges that result in unnecessary and high costs are related to the structure and age of the fleets
Let me start this article by saying I am the greatest fan of Uber. I like their service, I like their drivers and best of all I trust them with my family.
For many the South African fleet management market is an unknown, but in reality the market is well developed providing a range of services that multinationals would expect to see.
A municipality’s in-house workshop is repeatedly identified as a critical issue which impacts negatively on fleet performance and availability.
“Your cheapest vehicle is the one you don’t have” perhaps a frivolous statement but the truth is that poor availability requires that you need more vehicles than is necessary – each with high costs.
The management of vehicle maintenance in public sector fleets ranks amongst the highest obstruction to service delivery.
When fuel costs for an LDV represent in excess of 55% of the monthly operating costs (30% of the total cost of ownership (TCO) including depreciation and interest), why doesn’t it get the attention it deserves?
Motor vehicle fleets play a major part in Municipalities achieving service delivery requirements but experience tells us that the current condition and structure of their fleets impedes meeting the required standards.