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Truck consultants’ in-field study identifies cost saving opportunities

A customer was looking for third party expertise to improve their in-house garage operations. Element's truck consulting team visited several of the customer's in-house garage shops and made several observations and recommendations. 

Our Solution

 

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Element's truck consultants presented the customer with several recommendations to reduce costs and gain efficiencies:

  • Only keep repetitive parts on hand
  • Routinely check tire pressure
  • Consolidate vendors
  • Enforce use of current software system
  • Ensure consistent and required training for all mechanics
  • Negotiate vendors at the corporate level and mandate use in the field
  • Implement preventive maintenance checklists
  • Incorporate monthly safety meetings tied to OSHA

Impact

The recommended actions are projected to save the customer $477,000 in tires, parts, preventive maintenance, training, tools and safety changes. Projection is based on incorporating recommendations across the customer's 34 locations and 700 vehicles.

Fleet Profile

Industry

  • Oil & Gas

Total Fleet Size

  • 700

Fleet Type

  • Service/Delivery

Services Utilized

  • Financing
  • Title, Licensing & Regulation
  • Fuel
  • Maintenance
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