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8 Mar
Corporate Logistics Solutions

FLEETSense Customer Unlocks Instant Fuel Savings

Integrated fuelcard and telematics solution helps cut fuel costs by more than eight per cent

Discover how one FLEETSense customer unlocked instant fuel savings…

An innovative fuel and driver management solution from TomTom Telematics and BP has helped specialists Corporate Solutions Logistics cut fuel costs by 8.1 per cent.

FLEETSense began working with Corporate Solutions Logistics  in 2014 introducing TomTom Telematics and Tracking. Working closely with the Birmingham-based company, which provides bespoke temperature controlled and ambient distribution services, FLEETSense then introduced BP FleetMove Pro across its 100-strong HGV fleet in June 2017.

In parallel FLEETSense has also helped to implement Maxoptra from Magenta Technologies, as well as Vehicle Cameras, helping the client to benefit from improved Insurance Policies resulting from closer monitoring and development of Driver Behaviour.

The new integrated system combines BP fuel card information with vehicle location, fuel consumption, driver behaviour and vehicle maintenance data from WEBFLEET, TomTom Telematics’ fleet management solution.

This provides full visibility and control over how fuel is being used across the entire fleet in one, easy-to-use interface.

Instead of checking thousands of individual fuel card transactions manually every year, the company now receives fuelcard exception reports. These highlight at a glance if there is an anomaly that might indicate fraudulent card use, such as when a fuel card transaction and vehicle location do not match.

WEBFLEET’s integral OptiDrive 360 functionality meanwhile – which gives drivers in-cab feedback and advice on a number of key indicators affecting fuel efficiency, including speeding, idling, sudden braking and harsh steering – has helped improve fleet mpg by 9.2 per cent.

In addition, weekly fuel consumption reports have highlighted a clear correlation between fuel wastage due to idling and number of accidents, triggering targeted driver training.

Corporate Logistics Solutions‘We’re delighted with the results,’ says Stuart Payne, Commercial Director at Corporate Solutions Logistics. ‘Combining different streams of data in this way makes everyone’s life easier, helping us to save time and reduce operating costs.’

Further benefits to the company include WEBFLEET alerts from the vehicle’s four-camera CCTV system, helping to plug any evidence gaps for future insurance claims.

Scheduled integration with the incumbent routing and scheduling system means the company will soon be able to send drivers directions to the most appropriate BP stations on each route to help them get the best fuel deals.

If your transport business could benefit from direct bottom-line saving on fuel, contact us today to find out how we can help this happen.

Call FLEETSense, specialists in maximising Fleet efficiency and profits.

Tel. 0345 489 4998

Or email [email protected]

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20 Feb
Greenpenny

How Safe Are Your Drivers?

Specialist Risk Assessment and Driver Training from Greenpenny

– Approved Partners of Independent Tracking

Driver TrainingYour Fleet is only ever as good as your Drivers. Maintaining high driver standards is not only required by Law, it also makes sense for you and your business.

As UK and European roads become more congested and hazardous there’s one key element that drives the efficiency and safety of your transport operation; your Drivers.

Whether you’re operating a large HGV or LGV logistics operation, a fleet of service agents, or field-sales team, the skill and standards of your drivers is critical.

Better Driver Standards –

  • Help to improve fuel economy and vehicle efficiency – saving you money
  • Help to reduce unnecessary vehicle wear and damage – reducing maintenance costs
  • Help to reduce risk of collision or accident – improved driver (and other road-user) safety
  • Help to improve Customer Perception and Brand Values – reduce dangerous driver reports
  • Help to reduce Legal Claims and Liability – avoid costly court action or insurance claims

There’s a good reason why professional drivers need to be well trained, monitored and refreshed. The key points above show just some of the direct and immediate advantages to you and your business.

This is why we have sought to find a trusted partner who we can recommend to our clients with complete confidence. Greenpenny Fleet Risk Assessment and Training reflect our own values and aims, providing a service based on experience and understanding of what really matters.

To find out more and learn how you can benefit from these professional driver standards experts; contact us today to arrange an initial review – 0345 459 4998

DOWNLOAD THE FULL BROCHURE HERE

 

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5 Feb
Remaining driver hours

Stay Compliant – Remaining Driver Hours

Remaining Driving Times – Real Time Insights and Control

For many Transport Operators the control and management of Drivers Hours is a constant challenge. Strict regulations demand compliance to ensure that all trucks over 3.5 tonnes, as well as passenger vehicles (with 9 or more passengers and fitted with a tachograph) must control drivers hours, as well as ensure correct rest periods are observed.

Managing this day to day in a busy operation requires time, accurate reporting and good systems. With WEBFLEET from TomTom you have this control at your fingertips, providing accurate and vital data in real time.

Ordering a new truck?

TomTom Telematics are striding ahead with technological developments aimed specifically at the HGV and Haulage industry. As trucks become more intelligent there are features that can be enabled within the vehicle that can work in conjunction with TomTom Webfleet to give you more information at your finger tips.

Fleet Management Systems or FMS is the standard interface to vehicle data within commercial vehicles. With this enabled we are able to interrogate data such as fuel usage, refuels and unexpected fuel losses. Enabling FMS at point of ordering your truck is often more cost effective that asking for it to be done retrospectively. As TomTom move forward with their feature development the FMS data will become more central to the services that can be offered.

Why not future proof your business and your truck and ask your dealership about enabling the FMS?

 

Highlights of Remaining Driver Times from TomTom –

WEBFLEET informs you on Remaining Driving Times in real-time

  • Daily remaining driving time
  • Weekly remaining driving time
  • Upcoming breaks and rest periods
  • Social infringement notification
  • Suitable for all vehicles equipped with a digital tachograph
  • No dependency on the remote download capacity of a tachograph
  • Easy installation
  • No certified installer is needed
  • Compatible with all digital tachographs
  • Simple D8 connection with either a LINK 300/310 or to a LINK 510
  • Sold as separate feature or as part of WEBFLEET Tachograph Manager

TO READ THE FREE REPORT CLICK HERE – then Call us on 0345 459 4998 to find out how we can help you.

Remaining Driver Times

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4 Feb

Driver Duty of Care

Your obligations for Driver Duty of Care

A whitepaper produced by TomTom – business solutions for vehicle tracking from FLEETSense.

Workplace Health and Safety Regulations and Duty of Care (DoC) obligations have become increasingly important, particularly for companies that operate fleets of vehicles which are considered as places of work under UK law.

While, for some, DoC has either been ignored or treated as an additional unwelcome administrative burden, many companies have found addressing their legal requirements has been a blessing in disguise.

What is Duty of Care?

The law, including various road traffic acts and regulations, requires employers to develop Health and Safety (H&S) policies to minimise the risks to the health and wellbeing of employees while at work – this is a company’s Duty of Care.

Read the full whitepaper report now
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