18/11/2019

With so many fuel card locations and options out there, a common question is ‘where can you use UK fuel cards?’. In this post, we will give you a brief guide to areas, networks and locating tools to help answer this question. Where Can I Use my Fuel Card? Where you use your fuel card depends on the type of vehicles your fleet drives and where your vehicles drive. For example, you may just want localised coverage or national access, depending on where business takes you. You may...

25/10/2019

As a business, there are multiple benefits of using fuel cards, with one of the main benefits being efficiency, with fuel cards saving businesses substantial admin time. However, in order for a business to benefit the most from their fuel cards, understanding and reviewing activity on fuel cards so you are able to make changes and adjustments accordingly, is essential. In this post, we will talk you through how you can review usage on company fuel cards, including online account management, indi...

23/10/2019

From fuel expenses and chasing up receipts to mileage tracking, there can be a lot to keep on top of when running a fleet. This is why it’s easier to stay in control of your fuel cards with the help of a fuel card management system, especially if you’re overseeing a number of vehicles or distributing fuel cards to several employees. Many fuel card providers offer apps and tools to help you run your fleet as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. These fuel card management s...

11/10/2019

If you’re an employer or manager of a fleet, you’re probably familiar with the main benefits of fuel cards. However, if you’re an employee, you may not be aware of the benefits of fuel cards. In this post, we will explain the benefits of having fuel cards for employees, as well as the process of using a fuel card and what they’re used for. For employees, it’s good to know that once a company has successfully applied for fuel cards, they can be assigned to either ...

09/10/2019

More and more businesses are looking for ways of saving money and spreading the cost of their expenses in order to make weekly, monthly and annual cash flow more manageable. One area that has seen a big rise in recent years is the use of business fuel cards, as more fleet managers are becoming aware of fuel card benefits. So what are the benefits of fuel cards? Using fuel cards can provide huge benefits to businesses that use vehicles on a daily basis. Operating fleets requires seamless or...

17/09/2019

We all know that fuel cards can benefit and help the efficiency within a fleet, but how do you get a fuel card? You may even be wondering if you're eligible to apply for one. In this post, we will endeavour to answer all of the above, to give you some clarity on the fuel card application process and who can successfully apply for a fuel card. Who can apply for a fuel card? There are a lot of preconceptions regarding fuel card eligibility, but the simple answer is that any business (lar...

16/09/2019

It has been said that inefficiency costs many organisations up to 30% of their revenue, so it’s more important than ever for businesses to adopt sustainable time-saving techniques. When managing a fleet or running a business from the road, it can be tricky to keep on top of time management. In a study undertaken by TomTom, 81% of fleet managers agreed they could get more jobs done if they could automate and digitise more processes. Using a fuel card is known to increase efficiency for both...

09/08/2019

Fuel cards can be a complex topic, with so many different options and services to choose from. This complete guide to fuel cards covers everything you need to know including the benefits they offer and how they work, as well as the application process and how best to manage your fuel cards. All of your unanswered questions will be addressed as we provide you with a better understanding of fuel cards and how to use them – so you can make the right choice for your business. What&r...

09/08/2019

We generally recommend two types of fuel cards for fleets – bunker cards or standard fuel cards. To help you decide which type would be best for your fleet it can help to consider: How many vehicles are in your fleet and what sort of fuel limit will they need? Does your fleet mainly include HGVs or cars? Does your fleet mostly use motorways or A roads or is it more city-based? All these factors will impact the type of fuel card best suited to your fleet, to ensure you’...

09/08/2019

What is a Credit Check? Companies generally run credit checks when someone has applied for a loan or financial service, for example, a bank account, credit, utility supply, lease, or mobile phone contract. A credit check refers to the process of gathering information from your credit report to understand your financial behaviours, such as whether you pay your credit back on time, how much credit you have, your financial associations and credit history. With every fuel card applicatio...