Will the Electric Revolution Hit Fleet Management?

The electric revolution is coming, but at what speed? Whilst there is no doubt that electric-powered vehicles are trickling onto our roads, it has been a long and arduous process to get to the position we find ourselves in today. … Continue reading

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How to Reduce Fatigue in Fleet Driving

As a fleet manager, it’s your job to take responsibility for your vehicles as well as your employees, especially when it comes to their health and safety. However, a lot of employers fail to discuss how to avoid driving when … Continue reading

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What Could Connected Vehicle Technology Mean for Drivers?

Connected Vehicle Technology is the latest step in driverless vehicle technology. As the name suggests, it is all about connecting vehicles, though not through any physical means. The connection between these vehicles is wireless, and usually internet-based. The technology certainly … Continue reading

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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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Routes: Planning, Tracking and Considerations for Fleet Managers

As a fleet manager, ensuring your fleet are always taking the most time- and fuel-efficient routes possible to all of their drop-off points is absolutely vital. While it can be tempting to simply let your drivers have the freedom to … 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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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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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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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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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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