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Financing Your Fleet- What Options Are Available?

Financing Your Fleet- What Options Are Available?

So, your business has made the exceptional decision to grow a fleet of vehicles to help deliver the vision and strategic initiatives implemented. Now it is time to decide on how to finance your fleet and get to action on serving the needs of your organisation. It can be somewhat challenging to know where to turn to when it comes time to begin financing your fleet of vehicles, so this article will be geared at helping to explore several options of financing to help you better meet the needs of the specific business environment and financial structure upheld by your growing company.

Fuel policy or fuel card? Which one to pick for your business

Fuel policy or fuel card? Which one to pick for your business

The importance of proper fuel management and developing an effective fleet fuelling programme is essential in providing an overall successful business fleet. Recent studies have indicated that over 1.5 percent of a business fleet’s fuelling budget goes to theft, and of that rate, 81 percent of fuel thefts are from a company employee with the remaining percentage being sources from outside siphoning of fuel or improper authorisation of a fleet fuel card.

Ways to reduce your fuel costs across your fleet

Ways to reduce your fuel costs across your fleet

The good news, as we look forward to the remainder of 2018, is that estimated fuel costs throughout Europe for both gasoline and diesel have an outlook for decreasing throughout the year by approximately 2 percent. However, fuel costs are on the same playing field for every organisation operating a fleet of vehicles, meaning that it becomes critical to identify competitive advantages in reducing overall costs and improving productivity. So, how do we now become more efficient and reduce your fuel costs across your fleet to help become the leading organisation among your competitors? The answer is defined by the following categories: vehicle tracking technology and reducing lifecycle costs.

Why regularly servicing your fleet vehicle is vital

Why regularly servicing your fleet vehicle is vital

Predictive maintenance of fleet vehicles has become more essential as cost-saving measures with a focus on overhead expenses become more and more critical, with emphasis on the bottom line. Servicing your fleet vehicle on a regular basis as well as having predictive technology built in with each vehicle will be a critical step in keeping your organisation competitive with the leading industry.

New National Living Wage Rates

New National Living Wage Rates

The United Kingdom workforce is expected to receive a pay boost from April 1st when new National Living Wage changes come into effect. At last November’s Budget, the chancellor announced that the National Living Wage would increase 4.4% for those aged 25 or over. To help business owners understand what the changes will mean and how it will affect their bottom line we’ve compiled a quick and easy guide below.

How can vehicle tracking protect against theft?

How can vehicle tracking protect against theft?

Any business who has some sort of company fleet will admit that this part of the business can be the backbone of the operations side. It’s the difference to completing a transaction with a customer or client, and essentially, without it, a business could struggle to deliver products or even end up paying out far more than needed for someone else to deliver for them. So protecting these assets are vital, and a vehicle tracking system could help you do just that.

New Year’s Resolutions for Fleet Managers

New Year’s Resolutions for Fleet Managers

It’s the start of a brand-new year, which means 365 new possibilities for your business! As a fleet manager, have you thought about your business resolutions? What you can do to improve and run your fleet of vehicles more efficiently? Following on from the big changes last year, utilising new technologies, such as a vehicle tracking system, will be essential in helping you achieve this.