It's the Grid, Stupid!
Outsourcing Fleet Management: Boon or Bust?
Look at ways to cut costs by buying parts direct and using warranty recovery. (Warranty recovery often translates to $40,000 a year or more for a fleet larger than 1,000 vehicles.)
s Make sure you do proper work on a vehicle, and make sure data supports it.
s Then compare your operations to the operations of "the other guy" (an outsourcer or utility).
"Make sure you're comparing apples," Sharrock says. t
Joseph F. Schuler, Jr. is associate editor of PUBLIC UTILITIES FORTNIGHTLY.
E-mail: schuler @ pur.com.
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