As many of you are experiencing, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected many areas of the fleet supply chain and labor market. The entire industry is struggling through many pricing and service variability with vehicle manufactures, rental companies, transportation carriers, repair specialists and more.
Recently, we shared insights and provided recommendations on how to navigate challenges within our Maintenance and Collision National Accounts. Now, we’ll take a deeper look at what’s occurring within the vehicle acquisition supply chain.
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The domino effect that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on the supply chain and labor market is remarkable. These constraints have infiltrated every part of our lives, with news of reduced hours, limited resources and pricing implications being announced weekly.
We’ve heard from our partners about pricing variabilities throughout the supply chain such as OEMs, Upfitters, Rentals, Transport and Repair.
Starting this week, we will take a deeper look at each of these categories and provide recommendations on how to navigate this inflating environment. We’ll kick off the series with a closer look at what is happening with our Maintenance and Collision National Accounts.