What the Spring Budget means for you and your fleet

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and the unprecedented economic fallout, the 2021 Budget was always going to be an historic one. The fleet industry watched with bated breath as the Chancellor sought to balance protecting the economy during the final months of the pandemic with kick-starting recovery. A range of tax and spending … Continue reading “What the Spring Budget means for you and your fleet”

Broadband provider bolsters ambitious growth plans with bespoke, branded van fleet from Fleet Operations

Gigaclear, the ultrafast full-fibre broadband provider, is accelerating its mission to empower rural communities by outsourcing the management of its 140 strong fleet to the UK’s largest independent fleet management company, Fleet Operations.  Part of the outsourcing will include an end-to-end van project, converting a cash allowance van fleet into a bespoke, fully-kitted leased fleet.  … Continue reading “Broadband provider bolsters ambitious growth plans with bespoke, branded van fleet from Fleet Operations”

Conquering the grey fleet challenge

Grey fleet vehicles far outstrip company cars in number but despite this, they have remained a hidden, and habitually unmanaged, element of UK businesses. In our latest white paper, we outline how companies can successfully tackle and conquer the grey fleet challenge, including how to: Keep a lid on grey fleet costs Manage grey fleet … Continue reading “Conquering the grey fleet challenge”

Telematics transformations

Fleet data has the power to transform business performance. In our latest blog we look at some of the key areas – both new and old – where telematics can help unlock efficiency savings, improve operations and boost customer service. The emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT), big data, mobile and cloud technologies have … Continue reading “Telematics transformations”

Driving the future: AI and the fleet industry

David Gallimore, Fleet Operations’ Chief Information Officer, looks at the role that AI could play in the future of the fleet sector.   Much is being made of the potential for Artificial Intelligence (AI) to disrupt the fleet industry. But a word to the wise – in some cases, the use of this term can be … Continue reading “Driving the future: AI and the fleet industry”

7 ways to keep your drivers safer on the road

The issue of road safety remains high on the agenda for government and businesses alike. Here are 7 areas to consider when creating an effective road risk management plan to keep your drivers safe and your company compliant.  1. Create a road safety policy for your whole fleet Despite being conducted on a daily basis, … Continue reading “7 ways to keep your drivers safer on the road”

Fleet Operators Warned Not to be Underprepared for GDPR…

The data protection stakes are higher than ever and all employees should bear some of the burden for ensuring organisations remain compliant. Given the impending introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), devolving all responsibility to a single data controller is unlikely to be sufficient if companies are to remain compliant. Instead, cultural change … Continue reading “Fleet Operators Warned Not to be Underprepared for GDPR…”

The Budget 2017: What You Need to Know

What does Chancellor Philip Hammond’s budget mean for you, your fleet and the wider fleet automotive industry? Below we’ve summarised the key points that may impact you. Fuel duty The news: Fuel duty for 2018/19 has been frozen. Action stations: Fleet operators should still be reviewing their long-term fuel strategies as the Chancellor gives with … Continue reading “The Budget 2017: What You Need to Know”

Fleet Operations Shortlisted for Small Business of the Year Award

Silverdale based fleet management leader Fleet Operations has received the honour of being shortlisted for the Staffordshire Chamber Small Business of the Year Award. The award is designed to specifically recognise excellence within a business or company of less than 50 employees. In assessing the candidates, the judges will be looking at every aspect of … Continue reading “Fleet Operations Shortlisted for Small Business of the Year Award”