The ‘Magnificent Seven’ of cutting fuel costs – part two

Last month, we explored the issue of fuel economy and outlined the first four of our ‘magnificent seven’ approaches to reducing spend.  Here, in part two of our blog, we look at the remaining three key areas, examining how effective vehicle maintenance, improved driver behaviour and route optimisation can help fleets on their cost-cutting quest.  … Continue reading “The ‘Magnificent Seven’ of cutting fuel costs – part two”

Taxing matters? Government announces welcome boost for fleets and drivers

Freeze on BIK and zero per cent EV rate helps businesses plan with confidence It’s been a long time coming – and many would say long overdue – but the Treasury has finally published its response to its ‘Review of WLTP and Vehicle Taxes’. The announcement is a welcome one that will benefit close on … Continue reading “Taxing matters? Government announces welcome boost for fleets and drivers”

The ‘Magnificent Seven’ of cutting fuel costs

Fleet managers are under increasing pressure to reduce costs and one of the most obvious – and achievable – places to start is fuel spend.  From fuel cards, rightsizing vehicles, effective mobility management, and reviewing vehicle fuel strategies to effective vehicle maintenance, improved driver behaviour and route optimisation, there are a number of ways for … Continue reading “The ‘Magnificent Seven’ of cutting fuel costs”

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”

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”

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?”