June 12, 2022
Written by
JP Persico

How to Reduce Vehicle Downtime for Your Business Fleet

Operating a fleet is no walk in the park, and vehicle downtime is a testament to this truth. When a vehicle is down, productivity follows suit. 

Vehicle inactivity correlates with a dip in productivity and profit. Your goal, as a responsible fleet owner, is to reduce downtime as much as possible. The best way to achieve this is to hire the services of a trusted professional. 

Continue reading to learn about how you can reduce your fleet’s vehicle downtime today! 

Fleet Downtime

When vehicles break down, your business struggles to maintain a steady operation. Downtime can raise costs for:  

  • Towing 
  • Roadside emergency repairs 
  • Rental replacement vehicles 
  • Extra labor cost

The failure to deliver reliable service also leads to clients losing trust, loss of revenue, and missed opportunities for fleet growth. When unexpected breakdowns happen, your entire operation suffers.

Conducting Effective Inspections 

Without regular inspections, small problems can take your fleet by storm. Scheduling regular inspections gives you the ability to properly identify issues, avoid unplanned maintenance and decrease the downtime costs related to breakdowns. 

Developing and implementing a comprehensive fleet inspection process is a sure way to fix problems before they become uncontrollable. 

Regular Fleet Maintenance

Preventive maintenance gives you a plan and regularly assesses your vehicles’ health. Regular maintenance makes sure you’re not paying for unnecessary repairs down the road or leaving jobs incomplete. You should always schedule maintenance in advance instead of waiting for an unwelcome surprise. 

Some of the features of Curbee’s maintenance and repair package include: 

  • Online booking 
  • A crew that comes to you 
  • Transparent pricing 
  • Our signature health check 

Curbee is on a mission to eliminate car care from your to-do list, making every drive carefree. As part of our service appointment, Curbee offers a courtesy wash along with a Signature Health Check to keep your vehicle performing at optimal levels. 

Health Check 

A Curbee certified health check is simply a routine physical for your car. Curbee’s Signature Health Check is used to assess the vitals of your vehicle’s major components. 

Standard Maintenance 

All of the fluids and components in your vehicle have a lifecycle that determines when they should be changed. Replacing these parts at the recommended intervals helps to keep your vehicle in great shape and prevents unnecessary breakdowns. 

Your people don’t need to worry about shuffling cars around, waiting for the vehicle to be done to resume their work. We do it on your turf and terms! 

Curbee Professionals in the Bay Area

Many fleet owners come face to face with vehicle downtime. Whether the issue stems from fuel inefficiency, accidents due to tire and brake wear, or issues with the engine, fleets lose money every time a vehicle goes down. 

At Curbee, our experienced team provides services that keep commercial vehicles up and running throughout the course within your schedule. With our help, your drivers won’t be stuck on the side of the road, waiting for service.

Explore more of our site to discover other ways Curbee lowers your fleet’s downtime. Contact us whenever you’re ready, and we’ll be there in a flash.