on your annual Mobile Lube maintenance services by making two
1. Use Synthetic
While Synthetic oil services
cost $17-$20 more per service than Standard oil services, Synthetic
oil services come with a recommended service interval of 5000
miles compared to a recommended service interval of 3000 miles
for Standard oil services. If you do the math, you actually save 8%-9% (cost per mile) by using Synthetic oil
instead of Standard oil, plus you get the superior engine protection
capabilities of Synthetic Oil.
your fleet vehicles on the same schedule
By scheduling several vehicles
to be serviced at the same time and location, you will save 9%-26% through Mobile Lube's aggressive multi-vehicle
discount structure - the savings increase with the number of
vehicles serviced together.
Company B has 11 delivery
vehicles, each of which are driven an average of 15,000 miles
Standard Operating Procedure
The service manager schedules the vehicles to be serviced
every 3000 miles, using standard oil. His annual costs for Mobile Lube services is $2,472.
By switching over to Synthetic oil, he only needs
to service the vehicles every 5000 miles and achieves an annual
The service manager figures out that the vehicles each need
service within only a few days of one another, so he decides
to have all eleven vehicles serviced every four months
(the average time to rack up 5000 miles per vehicle) on the
same day. This allows him to achieve an additional annual
By implementing these two simple steps, the service manager
B $824 or 33%
in annual maintenance costs. At the same time, he has made his
maintenance job more efficient and has implemented the use of
better products and services for the company's vehicles.