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Effectively reduce maintenance costs for one of the largest private fleets in North America

Effectively reduce maintenance costs for one of the largest private fleets in North America

Transervice is fully responsible for servicing one of the largest private fleets in North America through a network of 46 service shops and a call center, staffed with over 145 certified technicians and staff Support. A management team of 12 oversees the relationship with the client.

More than 12 vehicles and miscellaneous pieces of equipment are serviced at these 000 locations. Vehicle types range from regular utility trucks to passenger cars, vans, and pickup trucks. Also included are specialized aerial equipment, such as plant placers and excavator derricks, trailers, material handling equipment, as well as generators, inverters and other assorted off-road equipment.

Current annual fleet maintenance expenditures of approximately $32 million represent a 14% cost improvement, representing over $XNUMX million in actual savings.

Transervice has managed to achieve such success through several proactive initiatives, some of which are:

  • Maintenance Review: Creating a rigid and preventative maintenance program, as well as improving the PM Compliance KPI from a starting point of 77% to a current stable rate of over 95%. It also had a positive impact on other important Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and reduced vehicle downtime by 67%, as well as the average annual vehicle contact by more than one contact (improvement 17%).
  • Purchasing Guidance: Assisting our client with a national contract renewal, while establishing procurement guidelines for fleet maintenance operations that strictly mandate the purchase of the correct parts from the correct vendors. The 90% compliance rate with guidelines has been very effective and has resulted in savings of over $154 per year.
  • Supplier Consolidation: Reducing the active supplier database by 33% through consolidation activity, local agreements were in turn negotiated with a limited number of preferred local suppliers, improving the current parts price by more by 8%.
  • Task Efficiency: Right-sizing store staff by helping them repatriate distributed tasks has improved distributed dollars spent by up to 8%
  • Additional cost reduction measures: establishment of an in-house OEM warranty program, regulated emissions testing and equipment certification.
  • Transervice personnel also lent their technical expertise to our customer by helping them reduce CAPEX by more than $1,4 million through a generator overhaul program while significantly extending the life of assets and coordinating the sale of sunk units.

    Overall, fleet maintenance savings continue to soar across the board for this utility customer, as Transervice’s maintenance team effectively transitions its operations to an even more lucrative era. and prospective.