What We Learned from the Commercial Vehicle Show 2018

The Commercial Vehicle Show is the largest and most comprehensive road transport and commercial vehicle event in the whole of Britain. It provides operators of commercial vehicles, from trucks to vans, with a multitude of choices which can’t be found … Continue reading

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5 Questions Fleet Managers Need to Ask Their Team

Running a fleet of vehicles presents many challenges and responsibilities. Managing a team of people who work in different roles requires a great deal of understanding, patience and innovation. It’s important to be able to identify and address any issues … 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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Our Accreditations Explained: By Fueltek

As a fully committed company on all aspects of our business, we are proud to have been awarded a wide number of accreditations. We are dedicated to our clients and employees, always ensuring their utmost happiness and quality of service. … 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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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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Equations of Diesel You Must Know

Diesel is one of the most widely used substances on the planet, as it is used to power lorries, HGVs, and even sea vessels. Diesel is retrieved from the fractional distillation of crude oil, but there are a lot of … Continue reading

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5 Issues Facing the Fleet Management Industry

Fleet management is no doubt a challenging industry. Each fleet has unique business and operational demands and requirements, which present specific issues, and it’s the job of the fleet managers to make sure everything is running smoothly. At Fueltek, we’re … Continue reading

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How to Conserve Fuel During Winter

Smart driving practices are essential at any time of the year, as they improve the fuel efficiency of your lorries. However, they’re even more crucial when the weather turns cold. Fuel efficiency during winter drops dramatically and, while it varies … Continue reading

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Lorry Driving Tips in Adverse Weather Conditions

Driving in winter is very different than driving during any other time of year. Darkness falls early after the clocks go back and lasts for longer periods of time, and adverse weather conditions are common – these can make even … Continue reading

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Fuel Duty Will Not Rise in 2017

Fuel duty is the tax you pay when you purchase fuel. It’s included in the price paid for diesel, petrol and other types of fuel used in vehicles and fleets. Naturally, a rise in fuel duty is a concern for … Continue reading

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Using Fuel Monitoring Systems with Fuels Other Than Diesel

Having a green business may be one of your most recent interests. Clients prefer to contract the services of companies that show an active concern about the environment. This translates into the actions your company is taking in order to … Continue reading

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Why Switch to Cloud-Based Management Software for Your Fuel?

Cloud computing is an increasingly popular choice for data storage and data management and as such has been adopted  in the fuel management industry. In addition to the convenience factor of being accessible anywhere in the world, cloud-based fuel management … Continue reading

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Problems of Discrepancies in Fuel Management

Fuel management systems are extremely effective in making sure that your fleet and your tanks have the correct amount of fuel. However, if fuel tanks and dispensers are not calibrated correctly, this can result in serious discrepancies in your fuel … Continue reading

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Which Diesel Fuel Management System is For You?

An accurate fuel management system is a crucial part of making sure that your business preserves fuel efficiency and keeps the cost down – especially if you manage a fleet of vehicles. Staying cost-effective is a great benefit of having … Continue reading

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Top Fleet Manager’s Mistakes to Avoid

Managing a huge group of people can be challenging in any circumstances, but especially for fleet managers who are in charge of not just employees but also a whole fleet of vehicles. It’s not surprising, then, that mistakes are frequently … Continue reading

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