7 ways to keep your drivers safer on the road

The issue of road safety is once again high on the agenda in the corridors of power, with political leaders nationally and internationally seeking to reinvigorate somewhat stagnated safety campaigns – and save more lives in the process.      What changes are afoot that I need to know about? Speed limiting technology looks set to … Continue reading “7 ways to keep your drivers safer on the road”

Car review: BMW 5 Series 530e M Sport

In this month’s car review, Fleet Operations’ David Forbes looks at the merits and shortcomings of the BMW 5 Series 530e M Sport. EMPLOYEE Employee name: David Forbes Age: 26 Mileage (distance and journey type – personal/business and principal road type e.g. motorway, city, country road): 24-mile round commute (country roads) 10,000 personal miles 2,000 … Continue reading “Car review: BMW 5 Series 530e M Sport”

Data analytics tool launched for smarter fleet and travel planning

Cost and performance analysis for fleet and mobility managers has become quicker and easier thanks to an innovative new reporting suite from outsourced fleet management specialist Fleet Operations. MOVE Analytics provides companies with customisable dashboards, at-a-glance reports and trend analysis charts to help control costs, improve fleet and mobility decision-making and the business bottom line. … Continue reading “Data analytics tool launched for smarter fleet and travel planning”

Could the drive to zero catch fleets flat-footed?

Jayne Pett, sales and marketing director at Fleet Operations, looks past the introduction of London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone to consider what next in the drive to cut air pollution. The critics have been out in force in the advent of the world’s first Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ). Fleet, motoring and business organisations, from … Continue reading “Could the drive to zero catch fleets flat-footed?”

Business drivers – what might Brexit mean for you?

As the UK Parliament continues to grapple with the Brexit challenge, we are left to second guess what the future might hold in store. Numerous possible Brexit permutations still lay on the horizon for the UK – from a further vote on the Prime Minister’s deal or renegotiation with the EU to no Brexit at … Continue reading “Business drivers – what might Brexit mean for you?”

Dealing with downtime

Richard Hipkiss, managing director at Fleet Operations, explores the impact of vehicle downtime on fleets and outlines measures that fleet managers can take to minimise disruption Fleet downtime can be a costly business, acting not only as a possible drain on a company’s finances, but on productivity levels too. And, as recent research has revealed, … Continue reading “Dealing with downtime”

The Brexit conundrum: what might it mean for your fleet?

As the UK Parliament continues to grapple with the Brexit challenge, businesses the length and breadth of the UK are left to second guess what the future might hold in store. Numerous possible Brexit permutations still lay on the horizon for the UK – from further votes on the Prime Minister’s deal or renegotiation with … Continue reading “The Brexit conundrum: what might it mean for your fleet?”

Fleet Operations appoints Chief Information Officer to drive tech innovation

Fleet Operations, one of the UK’s leading independent fleet management and consultancy organisations, has further underlined its commitment to tech innovation and growth with a key appointment. David Gallimore has joined the Newcastle-under-Lyme company as Chief Information Officer, bringing with him almost 20 years’ experience in the information technology and services industry. David will be … Continue reading “Fleet Operations appoints Chief Information Officer to drive tech innovation”

Car review: Jaguar I-Pace SE

In the first of our Fleet Operations car reviews, our MD Richard Hipkiss looks at the merits and shortcomings of the Jaguar I-Pace SE. (Star ratings out of ) EMPLOYEE Employee name: Richard Hipkiss Age: 37 Mileage (distance and journey type – personal/business and principal road type e.g. motorway, city, country road): 26-mile round commute 15,000 … Continue reading “Car review: Jaguar I-Pace SE”

The future’s electric

Fleet Operations managing director Richard Hipkiss examines the UK’s EV charging infrastructure. Is it keeping pace with our drive to zero emissions? Electric boom  In the last decade, everything went free. Dairy free, gluten free, meat and plastic free to name but a few.  ‘Free-from’ became the buzz word of the nation and brands were born, … Continue reading “The future’s electric”