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Success at The Build Show 2016

Last week, some of the RAM Tracking team exhibited at The Build Show as part of UK Construction Week. Over 40,000 trade professionals visited over the three days, as well as more than 400 exhibitors. Our team consisted of Marketing Executive Dan, Business Development Managers; Steve and Stuart, and our golf caddies; Holly and Rachael.

How to manage your fleet with drivers speeding in company cars

New research figures from RAC Business show that 88% of company car drivers admit to speeding on motorways. This is a figure that has actually increased since last year by 7%. The majority of these people admitted to breaking the limit regularly, this is nearly double the percentage of private motorists who admitted to going over the speed limit often. A worrying 7% of company car drivers actually admitted to driving at 90mph.

The Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning

On Friday 30th September, it’s the ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ which if you don’t know is a Macmillan Cancer Support fundraiser. The event has been around since 1990 and has grown exponentially – it raised a huge £25 million last year and hopes to top it again this year!

The Build Show 2016 - See you there!

We are delighted to announce that we will be exhibiting at the Build Show on Stand B3/419. The show is part of UK Construction Week and is taking place at the Birmingham NEC on 18th – 20th October 2016.

GPS Tracking Devices

GPS Tracking devices are a huge part of our everyday lives and in some case, we don’t even realise it! Some people don’t even know what GPS stands for – Global Positioning System. Although it is a bit of mouthful (hence the initials being used) it does just about sum up what it does.

Advisory Fuel Rates

As of 1st September 2016, there will be a change to Advisory Fuel Rates. These can be really confusing for business owners, fleet managers and company car drivers. Let us try and make it as simple as possible. See our table below for all the figures and engine bands and how these have been affected by the recent change.

The most expensive diesel in Europe

Benjamin Franklin said ‘In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.’ Most people would agree with this, however we would like to add that with RAM Tracking saving your fleet money would be a certainty! In the past few months, there has been a lot of speculation rather than fact in terms of the economy and everything surrounding it. Fuel is a significant factor in all of the Post-Brexit chat.

Excellence in track and (out in the) field!

It’s been a busy summer so far – and the Olympics haven’t even got going yet. The Olympics are the biggest peace time mobilisation of people and so, with such a huge buzz coming out of Rio, it’s time to warm up for the Games ahead…