Two schools of thought appear to be emerging – to push forward with plans for strategies such as electrification and adoption of mobility solutions, or to dig in and make the most of existing resources.
Because of the uncertainty around the current economic situation, many companies are pulling the purse strings tight. This means that they are often putting off their normal car and van replacement cycles at the same time as looking at ways of cutting service and maintenance costs.
In the past, whether you needed a company car was often decided on the basis of how many miles you covered in a year. Now, that is likely to change to look at quality and necessity of usage.
Large numbers of companies are planning to never completely return to conventional office or depot-based working, and this will unavoidably have an impact on how company vehicles are managed.
FLEETCHECK has a new Northern regional office, which will be led by Richard Waiton. Richard, a CV specialist, has been appointed to the board, having worked for FleetCheck on a consultancy basis since 2015. FleetCheck says it has opened its regional office in Doncaster as the company’s user base of larger CVs is becoming increasingly focused in the North of [...]
FLEETCHECK has appointed new compliance manager Sue O’Connell ahead of the implementation of the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) in May. Sue O’Connell has extensive experience in software testing and compliance, most notably as senior product consultant at corporate documentation company PleaseTech, where she was in charge of unit, user acceptance, stress and performance testing. She said: “The processes [...]
About FleetCheck Based in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, FleetCheck is one of the UK’s leading fleet software and management specialists. Established in 2006, it now has a customer base of more than 500 businesses totalling 50,000 vehicles using its suite of advanced fleet software solutions. Software places accent on easy use and effectiveness Company also offers telematics, risk management, driver training, licence [...]
Company directors and managers face a jail sentence if they ignore the health and safety implications of business car driving. FleetCheck’s Peter Golding reports.
It strikes me that the telematics world is fairly fragmented. Telematics are systems that allow companies to track drivers in real time. There are many uses: from delivery firms to taxi companies. I know of a few brands: TRACKER, Trafficmaster and TomTom WORK. But there are plenty others out there. All claiming to do similar type things. But what actually [...]