Barrie Wilson has been appointed to the newly-created position of commercial fleet consultant at fleet management software FleetCheck.

He will be responsible for ensuring that the company’s products are developed to offer further enhanced functionality and relevance to commercial vehicle users from small vans to trucks, as well offering them expert advice and guidance. Barrie held key roles at the Freight Transport Association (FTA) over a 14 year period, including membership relations manager and tachograph and driver hours contract manager, as well as developing the small fleet Van Excellence programme. He is also […]

Coronavirus to “accelerate split” between car and van management, says FleetCheck

The aftermath of the coronavirus crisis is likely to prompt an “increasing split” between the way cars and vans within fleets are managed, says FleetCheck. The fleet software specialist says that the accent on car fleets is likely to be centred around whether journeys are required while, for vans, it will be more about efficient management of journeys that are definitely needed. Peter Golding, managing director at FleetCheck, said: “Really, this is all about the […]

Boost for Earned Recognition scheme during lockdown, reports FleetCheck

There was a marked increase in the number of commercial vehicle fleets adopting the DVSA’s Earned Recognition scheme during the earliest months of lockdown, reports FleetCheck. From March – June, 64% of new corporate customers coming to the fleet management software company cited Earned Recognition as a primary factor, compared to just 22% over the whole of 2019. FleetCheck is an authorised audit provider for Earned Recognition and joining the scheme means those fleets will […]

Fleets need to review vehicle contracts across the board in light of coronavirus, says FleetCheck

Fleets need to review their vehicle lease contracts across the board in the light of the coronavirus pandemic, says FleetCheck. Peter Golding, managing director at the fleet software specialist, said that the crisis had caused a wide range of potentially quite dramatic changes in key leasing variables. He said: “Current car and van lease arrangements used by most fleets were essentially created for a world of business travel that no longer exists and is unlikely […]