Fleet Influence launches FIRST  

Fleet Influence, the fleet management specialists acquired by CT, haslaunched ‘fiRST’, a suite of products designed to provide all OEMs and fleet operators with the precise data they need to cost realistically and react speedily to constant market changes.
fiRST is a Service, Maintenance and Repair (SMR) product designed by a team comprised of many of those responsible for creating the first SMR forecasting tools and datasets.

David Young of Fleet Influence commented: “We have refined the capture, quality control and analysis of SMR data to exceptional levels through the use of advanced research tool software. High speed electronic data feeds ensure the rapid and error-free collection of data from our sources. It is an intelligence resource unrivalled by any other players in this market.

“Our products are built to deliver SMR forecasting plus job estimation and validation in a variety of multi-territory, multi-lingual, online and local solutions.

“fiRST offers users full control in modelling the SMR data to reflect their individual business propositions and risk and margin aspirations.”

fiRST SMR online is a brand specific solution designed for motor manufacturers to assist them deliver business critical aftersales data in the right form, to the right people, at the right time. SMR online’s multi-lingual and multi-territory capabilities ensures it is a truly global solution.

fiRST SMR Lite is an easy to implement running cost tool. SMR Lite comprises not only technical forecasting and costing data, but also marketing and image functionality to promote a given model range, plus the ability to cost compare against competitor vehicles.

David Young added: “Our tools are built to ensure fleet operators not only enjoy greater functionality, but also the speed of operation which offers substantial efficiencies, enabling operators to make better use of their time and improve productivity.”