Equipment Fleet Leasing

T4 - Retail Equipment Leasing with Maintenance

French Company's T4 equipment sourcing component is designed to remove the time and burden of purchasing shopping carts, material handling and rolling stock equipment from We maintain shopping cart fleets nationally.corporate buyers.  Having built strong relationships with equipment manufacturers and suppliers, French Company works directly with the retailer and manufacturers to establish the right retail equipment specifications for each client's leasing program.

We assume the role of sourcing the equipment to meet or exceed the client’s defined maximum and minimum performance levels. Equipment will be standardized to the entire leasing program with allowances for specialization at select locations as determined by the client.

For information about Fleet Leasing Programs for Retail Equipment, Material Handling Equipment, Rolling Stock Equipment and Shopping Carts, please call us at 800.321.8875 or click here to talk with a Retail Equipment Fleet Leasing Program Specialist.

Program Management & Equipment Replacement:

Because French Company assumes responsibility for the entire program, fewer service work orders are generated. The Purchasing Department devotes less time to sourcing, buying and tracking retail equipment. The Finance Department realizes diminished administrative time thanks to single invoicing for all retail store equipment and maintenance. Complete inventory and equipment condition reports are generated during each visit, helping with Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, and eliminating time spent on tracking inventory.

French Company purchases and provides equipment based on best value, not lowest price. The presence of better equipment, coupled with consistent PM service, significantly reduces the amount of broken, out-of-service equipment and down time. This results in improved employee productivity at corporate and store levels, increased customer satisfaction and ultimately, increased sales.

Because all equipment is owned, serviced and inventoried by French Company, any damaged or stolen equipment is quickly replaced at no additional cost to the retailer. This means “finding budget” to purchase replacement equipment is a thing of the past.

Shopping Cart, Rolling Stock and Retail Equipment Sourcing:

When sourcing is performed using the collective expertise of a group, the frustrations associated with buying decisions, negotiations, sourcing mistakes and purchasing equipment based on “lowest price” are avoided.  In addition, warranty repair negotiations take place directly between French Company and the manufacturer, removing this burden from the retailer and further lowering cost.

Significant Profit & Cash Flow Gains:

The flexibility of  T4 allows retailers to purchase some or all leased equipment from every store or select stores.  For fully depreciated equipment, the ‘buy back’ of equipment results in net bottom line increases and cash flow for the client during the reporting period in which the lease is signed. In some cases, this amounts to hundreds of thousands (or even millions) of dollars in net profit and cash flow gains.

Shopping Cart, Retail Rolling Stock Equipment, and Material Handling Equipment Preventative Maintenance:

Scheduled preventative maintenance (PM) is the key to extending the service life of any piece of equipment. Through T4, all locations receive a minimum of two PM visits per year. During these visits, all retail equipment in the program will be inspected and serviced at no cost to the retailer. In addition, an allowance is given for on-call emergency service to cover any needs between PM visits.

T4 goes beyond simple scheduled preventative maintenance; it actually implements a full safety program complete with in-store training to employees and includes any signage, decals or retrofits needed. This safety program ensures that all equipment and training is compliant with ASTM F2372- 04 and OSHA requirements, helping to keep both your customers and employees safe.

For information about Fleet Leasing Programs for Retail Equipment, Material Handling Equipment, Rolling Stock Equipment and Shopping Carts, please call us at 800.321.8875 or click here to talk with a Retail Equipment Fleet Leasing Program Specialist.