Prepping Your Fleet

As a fleet manager, maintaining the safety of your fleet is essential. This includes both your vehicles and drivers; failing to do so can lead to severe consequences. It is vital that you prepare your fleet for the transportation industry, … Continue reading

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How SMEs in the Fleet Management Industry Can Cut Costs

Fleet managers at small to medium-sized enterprises, spend a lot of time implementing fleet administration. With the rising costs of fuel and the current economic climate, it is now more important than ever for SMEs to implement effective fleet management … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Fuel and Fleet Management Systems

The slight upwards revision of UK growth figures from 0.1% to 0.2% for the first quarter of 2018 by the Office for National Statistics might on the face of it signal positivity, yet the reality shows there remain stark warnings … Continue reading

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How Heat Can Affect Fuel Management

Fuel prices in the UK have been steadily increasing since the start of 2016 and have soared since the turn of 2018, with May seeing the price of a litre of fuel increase by 6 pence – more than any … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Eco-Conscious Fuel Management

As the world moves forward, more and more people are understanding the benefits of being environmentally conscious and actively making an effort to lead a more ‘green’ lifestyle. With CO2 emissions being a contributing factor to climate change, we all … Continue reading

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Automation & What That Means for Fleet Managers

In all industries, varying ways of streamlining processes to benefit costs and productivity are always being sought. In larger companies, such as manufacturers or in the technology sector, ensuring that processes are being performed in the best and most efficient … Continue reading

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Brexit Considerations for the Fleet Industry

The topic of Brexit has been unavoidable in the UK over the past 2 years. Since the landmark vote was passed on 23rd June 2016, much uncertainty has surrounded the issue, with many industries eagerly awaiting new trade legislation to … Continue reading

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The Role of Fleet Managers in 2018

Fleet management has no doubt evolved over the years, which has, in turn, meant the role of the fleet manager has changed. We are well into 2018 now and with new alterations in legislation and alternative fuels coming into play, … Continue reading

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5 Ways Fleet Managers Can Reduce Costs

Fleet managers will be all too aware that running a fleet can be an incredibly expensive business. The cost of fuel, vehicle maintenance and staff all add up, so you may be looking for ways in which you can save … Continue reading

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What is AdBlue and Why Should I Use It

AdBlue is a non-flammable, non-toxic and biodegradable solution that has fast become recognised within the commercial transport industry. With the government targeting exhaust emissions through bringing in new regulations, AdBlue is becoming increasingly more common in vehicles. At Fueltek, we … Continue reading

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What is Fuel Management and How Can It Help My Business?

What is Fuel Management? Fuel management is the act of managing and monitoring the fuel consumption of vehicles, typically within a fleet. This is necessary to ensure the effective management of a fleet and allows fleet managers to track the … Continue reading

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What is the Diesel Bug and How Can You Avoid It?

Stored fuel can deteriorate over time, as it reacts with the oxygen in the air. Usually, fuel can stay in a usable condition under storage for up to a year, after which it may begin to develop sediments. Fuel is … Continue reading

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The Value of Fuel Management Data

Keeping valuable fleet data and records close at hand is vital. Whether you have 1,000 vehicles in your fleet or 100 this is always the case. But why? Data is key when it comes to tracking efficiency and profitability, and … Continue reading

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Case Study: S.E Davis & Son

In 1930 Mr Sydney Ernest Davis and his wife bought Sandhills Farm. When they welcomed their new son, Bob in 1934, it became the family home. Here, they farmed, hatched and reared chicks up until the mid-60s. The child of … Continue reading

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All You Need to Know About SafeContractor

In our line of work, safety is of utmost importance, and we take it very seriously. In fact, we have been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving excellence in health and safety in the work place. So, what is … Continue reading

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Case Study: Nestlé

As the world’s largest food and beverage company, Nestlé is looking towards the improvement of both a healthier future and better quality of life. The company endeavours to completely eliminate all environmental impacts on their operations, a step which requires … Continue reading

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Case Study: Home Bargains, Amesbury

A small town in the south of England, typical in every way except for its unique claim to fame. What might that be? It happens to be the oldest town in the world. No, such an accolade does not fall … Continue reading

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How is Diesel Fuel Made from Crude Oil?

You may have previously seen our infographic “The Journey from Crude Oil To Diesel”, but here at FuelTek we wanted to expand on the points we previously made. Diesel is an important factor in running fleets and managing our businesses, … Continue reading

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What is AdBlue and What are the Benefits?

When filling up your vehicle at the fuel station, or purchasing your supply of fuel for your fleet, you may have heard mention of AdBlue. This product is generally sold in the same places where you already purchase your fuel … Continue reading

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Case Study: BWDC

As a council, the BWDC (Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council) is accountable for issues such as environmental protection, fuel costs, energy use, and carbon reduction. When dealing with large vehicle fleets, these factors become even more important. Vital as a … Continue reading

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