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”

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”

Fleet Operations Smashes Fundraising Target By Raising £12,000

Leading independent fleet consultancy Fleet Operations has smashed its 2016 annual fundraising target by raising £12,000 for local and national charities. Staff from the Newcastle-under-Lyme company were given a £4,000 goal at the start of 2016 and set about organising different ways to reach their target. Events included a challenging hike up Mount Snowdon, Cycle … Continue reading “Fleet Operations Smashes Fundraising Target By Raising £12,000”

Increasing penalties highlight the importance of Road Risk Management

The announcement yesterday by The Sentencing Council of much harsher penalties for serious speeding offences appears to be the latest in a trend of much tougher sentences for drivers imposed by the government. From April, if a driver is caught travelling at 41mph in a 20mph zone or 51mph in a 30mph zone they’ll face … Continue reading “Increasing penalties highlight the importance of Road Risk Management”

First Ark saves £210,000 with Outsourced Fleet Specialist

Social enterprise organisation First Ark has saved £210,000 by collaborating with Fleet Operations on a series of fleet initiatives, aimed at increasing value for money. These savings contribute to the commitment First Ark makes as a social enterprise to re-invest back into the local community. First Ark’s partnership with Fleet Operations has helped to eliminate … Continue reading “First Ark saves £210,000 with Outsourced Fleet Specialist”

Fully maintained or pay as you go SMR: So much more than just a cost saving decision

Service, maintenance and repair (SMR) is a critical part of any fleet managers thinking. On the surface it would seem obvious to accept the offer of a fully maintained contract from a fleet management or leasing company as a way to accurately forecast and control costs whilst removing the need to administer this in-house. Supported … Continue reading “Fully maintained or pay as you go SMR: So much more than just a cost saving decision”

The Aberfan Disaster – Changing Our Attitudes to Risk Management

Anyone who has been watching the news this week will know that tomorrow marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most devastating disasters of modern times. On the 21st October 1966 a coal spoil tip perched on a mountain above the village of Aberfan in South Wales collapsed, engulfing a farm, over 20 houses … Continue reading “The Aberfan Disaster – Changing Our Attitudes to Risk Management”

Cost reduction and innovation recognised with second Award for Fleet Operations!

Delighted to hear that today we have won the BusinessCar Techies Award, beating off stiff competition in the Leasing & Contract Hire category!  This is our second award from our peers for cost reduction and innovation in four months!!   Launched in 2015, the new MOVE platform from Fleet Operations is one of the first online vehicle ordering … Continue reading “Cost reduction and innovation recognised with second Award for Fleet Operations!”