Choosing the right fleet vehicle is one of the most important aspects of running a successful taxi business. Fortunately, nearly every dealership has a Fleet Department, where a small group of sales people have been authorized to sell fleet cars directly to businesses at rock bottom prices. Today, we at Gazoop are going to show you exactly what to do to land the fleet car of your dreams!
Tip #1: Know What to Ask For
There are some basic things to consider when choosing the right fleet vehicle. Before going any further, ask yourself these questions:
Tip #2: Set an Appointment with the Fleet Vehicle Department
The Fleet Vehicle Department is one of the best kept secrets of any dealership. They can sell you fleet cars at a lower price than normal, but they are not allowed to advertise themselves – meaning that you have to initiate contact. Fortunately, this isn't too hard (if you know what to do):
Tip #3: Follow Through and Ask Questions
When you get there, be sure to ask for the Fleet Car Manager by name (again, this is to get away from any imposters). Shake their hand, be polite, and act business-casual. After meeting face-to-face, they will show you the fleet cars. Be sure to:
Tip #4: Make the Decision
By this point, you've met the manager, driven the car, and now have a good feel for the situation. Now is the time for negotiations:
Do You Have Some Tips of Your Own?
If so, Gazoop wants to hear them! Be sure to leave a comment below and give your best suggestions for buying fleet cars at the best possible price.