Car accessories of years gone by

Cars are like fashion. They come in and they go out. Some stand the test of time; others find themselves the butt of many a joke and at the bottom of the fancy dress pile. Think rah-rah skirts, shoulder pads and kipper ties. Think Robin Reliant and Skoda. Well, until a certain cockney trader made … Continue reading “Car accessories of years gone by”

Join our Great British road trip

Planning a holiday abroad is exciting, isn’t it? Where to go? Luxury hotel or glamping lodge? Private villa with pool in Greece or Portugal? Action and adventure or rest and relaxation? All-inclusive or self-catering? Decisions, decisions… But, hang on. Now there are a few more things to consider. Is it on the green list? Will we … Continue reading “Join our Great British road trip”

Term time: vehicle contract lengths under the microscope

With flexibility delivering a new lease of life for vehicle hire, Jayne Pett, Sales and Marketing Director at Fleet Operations, runs the rule over the contract length options for fleet businesses. A fleet-led demand for vehicle contracts with greater flexibility has dramatically changed the shape of the UK leasing and rental landscape. The market has … Continue reading “Term time: vehicle contract lengths under the microscope”

Top 10 fascinating facts about life behind the wheel

Whether you’re a sports car fanatic, a classic car collector, a commuter, taxi driver or delivery man, a petrol head, a long-haul lorry driver or just a pootle-about Sunday driver, most of us spend a big part of our lives behind the wheel. For work, leisure or pleasure, driving gives us independence and the freedom … Continue reading “Top 10 fascinating facts about life behind the wheel”

Road to recovery: navigating the post-pandemic fleet landscape

Jayne Pett, director at Fleet Operations and TraXall UK, looks at the importance of knowledge and expertise in steering companies in the right direction on the post-pandemic road to recovery. Covid-19 has reshaped the fleet landscape. Companies have had to face unprecedented challenges, with new fleet pain points coming to the fore.  Not only are … Continue reading “Road to recovery: navigating the post-pandemic fleet landscape”

Fleet Operations welcomes new Business Development Manager

Fleet Operations, the UK’s leading independent provider of outsourced fleet management and mobility services, has appointed Mark Gallagher as Business Development Manager to support the company’s ambitious growth plans. Bringing more than 20 years’ experience in the fleet industry, Mark previously spearheaded and developed award-winning solutions to aid businesses in making the transition to electrification. … Continue reading “Fleet Operations welcomes new Business Development Manager”

Fleet Operations strengthens management team with Commercial Support Manager appointment

Fleet Operations, the UK’s leading independent provider of outsourced fleet management services, has enhanced its management team with the appointment of Commercial Support Manager, Rachel Davies. Rachel, who joins from IAM Roadsmart, brings with her more than a decade of commercial development expertise. In her new role, Rachel will be responsible for strengthening the company’s … Continue reading “Fleet Operations strengthens management team with Commercial Support Manager appointment”

Realigning the fleet gender imbalance

Jayne Pett, Sales and Marketing Director at Fleet Operations Women continue to blaze trails in the fleet automotive industry, challenging stereotypes in roles traditionally dominated by men. The trend is a positive one – we’re seeing more women in senior fleet management roles, more women working for fleet suppliers and more women out on the … Continue reading “Realigning the fleet gender imbalance”

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?”

Flexibility holds the key to a changing fleet landscape

Jayne Pett, sales and marketing director at Fleet Operations, examines the road ahead and offers advice to fleet decision-makers on how best to cope with change.  “Failing to plan,” Benjamin Franklin once famously proclaimed “is planning to fail”. The difficulty facing those with business planning and decision-making responsibilities, however, is that the road ahead is … Continue reading “Flexibility holds the key to a changing fleet landscape”