Operators planning to extend their fleet replacement cycles in the wake of the coronavirus crisis could incur expensive service, maintenance and repair (SMR) costs, epyx warns. The company provides the 1link Service Network SMR platform through which fleet operators can buy and manage SMR from around 9,000 franchise, independent and fast-fits. Debbie Fox, epyx commercial director, warned this week that SMR costs can rise “considerably” in the fourth and fifth years of the cycle. She added: “It seems like an […]
The Covid-19 pandemic could see operators take a more radical approach to their future plans with a more rapid uptake of modern technology and electric vehicles than originally planned, according to FleetCheck research.
Wincanton says it is making good progress this financial year in its strategy to return to “sustainable profit growth”. An interim statement issued today (26 July), for the period commencing 1 April, reveals the logistics giant has traded in line with expectations and with a strong new business momentum. In particular, Wincanton has won an “important” new multi-channel contract with Kiddicare, secured a new deal with Rolls Royce, as well as scooped shared-user warehousing business with The Retail People and […]
Fleet Source has reduced the cost of Earned Recognition (ER) audits to help operators achieve the DVSA accreditation.