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Franchise Council of Australia partners with SME Fleet & Vehicle Purchasing

Written on the 24 October 2017 by FCA Media Release

The Franchise Council of Australia is proud announce SME Fleet & Vehicle Purchasing (a subsidiary of SME Finance Group Pty Ltd) as its new fleet partner.

This partnership means that all FCA members, their staff (and staff families) will gain access to significant savings for their vehicle requirements. The discounts on offer apply to all vehicle makes and models, and for vehicle leases or outright purchases.

"The SME solution is ideal for the franchise model where vehicles are required to generate revenue but associated costs can place a significant strain on capital reserves and cash flow. In addition, most small businesses in their infancy may have difficulty sourcing funding at a competitive rate," says Richard Cholewick, General Manager Fleet, SME Finance Group.

Commenting on the partnership, Bruce Billson, FCA Executive Chairperson says: "We are delighted to partner with SME Fleet & Vehicle Purchasing to provide FCA members with a cost-effective fleet and vehicle purchasing solution that will help franchises to get on the road and focus on what they do best and that's deliver outstanding products and services to their customers."

In 2016, SME Finance Group Pty Ltd was chosen as the preferred partner for Telstra's vehicle fleet solutions. Through this partnership, SME leverages the purchasing power of Telstra to provide significant discounts on motor vehicle purchasing and associated services like tyres, servicing and repairs. These savings are passed on to SME's customers, regardless of fleet size.

SME Fleet & Vehicle Purchasing's fleet leasing product is a one stop shop to get your vehicle on the road. Services can include interior fit outs, body modification and vehicle labelling/branding, all delivered through associated partners and at Telstra's pricing structure.

SME's connection with a broad dealer network will deliver the best price and the fastest possible delivery time for all vehicle purchases, while saving customers thousands.

If leasing is not what you need, SME's vehicle procurement business is connected to a broad dealer network that ensures they deliver the best price and the fastest possible delivery time.

Visit www.smefinancegroup.com.au for more information, or call Richard Cholewick directly on 0424 91 91 91.

There are more than two million small-to-medium businesses in Australia, which comprise more than 95% of the Australian business community.  SME Finance Group Pty Ltd (SME) commenced trading in 2005 and our objective is to consistently provide business owners personal service and support allowing owners to spend more time in their business.

Author: FCA Media Release

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