The fleet industry is very happily welcoming in the continuing freeze in fuel duty, thanks to the cancellation of the inflation rise, which was due next month; by Chancellor George Osborn. This unexpected move now means that the rate of fuel duty will continue to be 57.95p per litre throughout 2016/17. This will keep the pump prices at their current price of being 18p cheaper than if the pre-2010 fuel duty escalator plans had been maintained. This is great news for those with commercial vehicles. RAM Tracking makes it really easy for businesses with commercial vehicles to keep tabs on information required by HMRC, helping you to avoid nasty penalties.
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We’re only really coming to terms with the fact that Christmas is over and done with for another year, but the hearts and flowers are beginning to appear – and this could be the year you get lucky. Love does makes the world goes round, but why does it have to come at such a cost? At RAM Tracking, we want to make sure that this is the Valentine’s Day you fall head over heels for us!
We’re delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted as Fleet Specialist Service Supplier of the Year by Fleet News, in the 2016 Fleet News Awards. The judging commenced mid-January for the most influential and important awards in the fleet industry. Now in their 28th year, Fleet News have just announced the finalists - the best people, companies and vehicles in the fleet industry.
Why is it that right after we’ve spent the last two weeks eating anything that’s wrapped in pastry, someone out there is asking us to become better people? Here at RAM Tracking, we’re all for self-improvement, but we don’t see the point of making promises that you can’t keep. So, we’ve decided to create some epic New Year’s Resolutions that we’ll make sure you can keep. What a proposition!
RAM Tracking has been announced as a Finalist in the ‘Innovation in Sales’ category at the upcoming British Excellence in Sales and Marketing Awards (BESMA). Following the latest round of judging, RAM Tracking was selected from hundreds of nominations for the category Innovation in Sales, which is given to a sales organisation that has demonstrated innovation and excellence through the use of technology to improve sales operations, drive sales growth, and improve customer satisfaction.
In 2013 we launched the RAM Foundation, a ‘giving back’ initiative designed to support local and national charities with the provision of asset tracking, in the hope of maximising publicity and increasing donations. However an area of our business which has been less publicised in recent years is that of our passion to develop and grow our employees, as well as offer practical work experience placements and/or internships to aspiring youngsters.
We are delighted to report that RAM has been Highly Commended in the Best Telematics System category at the BusinessCar Techies Awards! The BusinessCar Techies or Fleet Technology Awards are the only fleet management related awards that reward technological innovation.
Forget Sherlock Holmes and Miss Marple, a vehicle tracking unit from the UK’s leading GPS tracking provider, RAM Tracking, is the latest detective hero after it secured the recovery of two stolen vehicles and aided police in a criminal investigation. A RAM customer was alerted when the keys to a company van and private car were stolen from their home address and quickly logged on to the online RAM Evolution system to find out the vehicle’s location.
Back in March we launched our new and improved settings window, with the addition of a ‘Vehicle Monitoring’ function, allowing the user to receive on screen alerts by exception. It is our mission here at RAM to continually strive to make our system even better for you, as well as ensure we keep on top of the latest advances in technology. June marks the release of our latest new features, the ‘General Settings’ window and the ‘Reporting Dashboard’.
Telematics will never become compulsory in British new cars as some recent reports have claimed, unless a major change in statute is made in the European Court of Human Rights. The simple reason is that without voluntary opt in, consumers will see this as a violation of their privacy and manufacturers will neither want an objection to a sale nor wish to handle the vast amounts of private data produced
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