VPS Group fleet manager Steve Mulvaney has big ambitions for his first full-time fleet role. He reveals to John Maslen why he wants to be 'best in class.
Even experienced fleet managers can benefit from training to keep pace with industry developments. Andrew Ryan reports.
Graham Short on why the poacher-turned-gamekeeper jumped at the chance of returning to fleet management.
Telematics will cut force's fuel bill by £100,000 a year, but Graham Crow believes the fleet can still do more for less.
Taking on 360 diesel-electric hybrids will save executive car service hundreds of thousands of pounds a year.
Lorna McAtear used constant study to convert her lack of experience into a fresh perspective on how her fleet should run.
Effective management and leadership are key to getting a fleet operating at its most efficient.
Up to 25% improvement recorded in fleet's mpg and CO2 output during trial.
ACFO chairman Julie Jenner on why companies shouldn't underestimate the importance of a fleet manager.
Same-day delivery company exploits technology to manage its 2,000 self-employed drivers in a business that makes five million critical deliveries every year.
Mark Garritt, MD at ByBox, on managing an efficient fleet in the run up to Christmas.
Ashley Sowerby, managing director, Chevin Fleet Solutions, on why looking at some NGO fleets teaches you the real meaning of pressure in a fleet environment.
Gary Killeen, fleet services commerical leader, GE Capital UK, on how the relationship between fleet managers and drivers is changing.
Robert Pilkington, managing director, Leaselink International, Ebbon Dacs, on why a standardised safety recall scheme is needed.
Jonathan Shine, vice-president, business development, Evida Power on the growth in electric power
Steve Blackburn, European vice-president, Navman Wireless, says business inefficiency and driver behaviour are the hidden costs within your control.
Understandably, a fleet that is operating during peak hours and looking to deliver on behalf of a client during rush hour will face increased fuel costs and more time on the road.
‘Unless recipients of training take on board the information and guidance they receive, and actually act on it over the long term, it’s wasted so what does it take to really hit the mark?
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An Australian friend, Richard Schuster forwarded me the following story from the Automotive Fleet publication, February 16, 2010 – having been ‘blown away’ by the $7.5M in settlements by the fleet’s insurer