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How TCO Impacts Resale Value

How TCO Impacts Resale Value

How TCO Impacts Resale Value

An accurate total cost of ownership (TCO) calculation is the bedrock strategy of the most successful fleet operations. The accuracy of this calculation will maximize a vehicle’s residual value and it’s return on investment.

There are several factors that fleet managers need to consider when making TCO calculations in anticipation of resale, including:

  • Measuring fixed costs.
  • Factoring personal use costs.

Most of all, you’ll need to do your homework before purchasing a vehicle.

To learn how to factor TCO for maximize your resale values, download this whitepaper today.

By the editors of Vehicle Remarketing Reporter

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Reconditioning 101: Best Practices Evaluated

Reconditioning 101: Best Practices Evaluated

Spending time and money to recondition a vehicle isn't an either/or proposition. Following a simple rule of thumb will help you evaluate if it's worth investing budget dollars to make a cycles out vehicle ship shape for auction.

Condition Reports: A 7-Point Checklist

Condition Reports: A 7-Point Checklist

When a fleet vehicle heads to auction, it’s history and condition at the point of sale will largely determine its price. The condition report is a crucial tool for both buyers and sellers to set the vehicle’s true value. Learn about the seven points every condition report must include.

5 Remarketing Channels for Fleet Vehicles

5 Remarketing Channels for Fleet Vehicles

Residual value continues to be a big part of a fleet vehicle’s total cost of ownership (TCO). Traditionally, vehicles have been remarketed through physical auction lanes. While the physical auction remains an important remarketing method, there are several emerging channels that can be used to optimize results.