Maintaining a Fleet of Company Cars Under Budget

Maintaining a Fleet of Company Cars Under Budget

Managing an army of sales reps who travel the country means also making sure they have reliable transportation. Sales fleets put major wear and tear on company vehicles, which becomes a necessary part of annual sales management expenses. Big companies cover costs through leasing arrangements, swapping out vehicles every few years, or use service agreements with mechanics to maintain a fleet. For a small business, however, these options get costly.  Here are some more economical alternatives to making fleet maintenance more cost-effective. Rather than waiting for vehicles to fail, implementing…

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Aggregating Energy for Franchisees

Aggregating Energy for Franchisees

If you’re a franchiser, you know the value of buying in bulk, so why not treat energy the same way? Opening up a dialog about the benefits of aggregating energy to your franchisees can save around a fifth of your energy budget. Franchisees, such as of Dunkin Donuts, who have been saving 15-20% of their energy expense since 2011 by buying from a provider who aggregates energy, are great pre-existing groups to take advantage of aggregate energy. How Does Aggregating Energy Work? Basically, when a group of customers, often the…

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