Volvo Trucks launches ‘Blue Contract’ premium service plan – Aftermarket
Volvo Trucks North America has launched Blue Contract, a unique premium service plan that replaces existing maintenance plans currently offered to customers.
Billed as a comprehensive maintenance program designed to improve uptime, help optimize truck performance and simplify maintenance management, the new program offers monthly or prepaid billing and customers can pay on a recurring basis or in advance. with the purchase of their truck, either billed directly or through their dealer.
In addition, customers who finance through Volvo Financial Services can bundle the Volvo Blue contract with payment for their truck on one invoice. This allows the customer to pay the cost of the maintenance contract over time without interest.
VTNA said Blue Contract lives up to the company’s commitment to safety because “fleet operators and drivers will have peace of mind knowing that their trucks will receive regular maintenance, including a full inspection. in 74 points “.
Selected preventive maintenance is included in the plan, which is designed to allow customers “to have a complete overview of the maintenance costs of their trucks from the start, thus ensuring that their fleet maintenance is fully covered by the field. application of the contract ”.
VTNA noted that Blue Contract service programs are tailored to specific vehicle applications to maximize uptime by minimizing unnecessary dealer downtime and reducing unscheduled repairs.
The Blue Contract package includes:
- 74-point oil inspection and analysis
- All scheduled engine maintenance, including valve adjustments
- All scheduled post-treatment maintenance including DPF cleaning
- All scheduled transmissions and scheduled axle maintenance
- All scheduled chassis maintenance
- Fan belt tensioner and accessory drive belt tensioner replacement
- Alternator Cover
Additional repairs, such as warranty work or more advanced diagnostics, can be done under one roof, so trucks don’t need to be taken out of service for separate service visits.
“Well-maintained trucks increase overall fleet uptime and lower the overall cost of ownership. And a truck that is regularly and proactively inspected and maintained at a Volvo Trucks dealership by professional and trained technicians is likely to be a safer truck in operation, ”said Ashley Murickan, Product Marketing Manager at VTNA. “In addition, the Volvo Blue contract and its flexible billing options enhance our maintenance offering while simplifying the business transaction, which benefits both the customer and the dealer. “