Category Archives: fuel

How To Best Store Your Fuel

Fuel is a precious commodity in the fleet management business, so ensuring you store it in the safest way possible is vital to your company’s success. Preventing any fuel spoilage, loss or theft should be high on the list of … Continue reading

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How will Technology Impact the Future of Fleet Management?

As we move toward greater reliance on technology, it’s interesting to see how it continues to shape our lives and influence our approach to established methods of management. Fleet management is one of many industries that is being transformed by … 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 Fleet and Fuel 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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Bunded Fuel Tanks Across All Industries

Bunded tanks are considered one of the safest fuel options for businesses. At Fueltek, our FS bunded fuel tanks are a secure, safe and cost-effective way of storing fuel onsite. As a fleet manager, ensuring your fuel is stored securely … Continue reading

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Your Guide to AdBlue

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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7 Benefits of Bunded Fuel Tanks

As a fleet manager, it is likely that you are always looking for ways in which you can improve your operations. You may be able to improve operations by tackling a number of important issues, from safety to finances. With … 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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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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The Journey From Crude Oil To Diesel [Infographic]

Sometimes we can take advantage of the fact that we can fill up the fleet with diesel, manage our fuel intake, or transfer the diesel from truck to tank. A lot of hard work, engineering and science goes into the … Continue reading

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FORS Accreditation Requirements: Your Route to Best Practice

In certain industries, accreditations can help you on your way to not only gaining extra knowledge but also gaining extra custom through trust and reputation. By having accreditations under your belt, you can build brand awareness, show your knowledge, and … Continue reading

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