Aston Barclay is the UK’s leading independent auction group, led by quality people, driving the future of the remarketing industry through leading results, innovation, investment, excellence in technology and exceptional service.
For over 30 years, Aston Barclay has been built on strong foundations and following multi million pound investment in 2017, we are now in a perfect position to offer a true alternative to the two corporate players.
Our state of the art physical centres provide full defleet services and unique technology all designed to maximise auction returns for leading vendors from across the automotive spectrum including many of the top FN50 companies and OEMs.
Our online routes to market are designed to start the disposal process before the end of a vehicle’s contract creating a seamless transition to the wholesale market.
We are focused on delivering value for money, exceptional service, exciting new ways of interaction between buyers and sellers, and in being a perfect independent partner.
Autoglass®, the UK’s leading vehicle glass repair and replacement specialist, is proud to sponsor the prestigious Fleet News Awards once again.
Autoglass® services thousands of fleet vehicles every year, saving businesses time and money by offering a fast 24/7 service designed to meet the complex needs of the fleet and lease sector.
With over 1,200 mobile technicians, all using the latest tools and technology, and access to over 130 glass stocking points, Autoglass® is committed to getting fleets back on the road quickly and safely, improving vehicle utilisation and reducing downtime.
The AA needs no introduction as the UK’s largest breakdown organisation, attending more than 3.3 million breakdowns per year – that’s equivalent to one every 9 seconds. Our cutting-edge technology and highly skilled AA patrols mean we can usually get our members and customers going again in around 30 minutes. And that’s just the start.
Our commitment to innovation does not start and end at the roadside. We are continuously striving to satisfy and anticipate customer requirements. The launch of Car Genie to AA members two years ago has helped us to gain invaluable insights into in-car diagnostics, translating raw data into predictive and preventative measures that will benefit all our customers, including those involved in running vehicle fleets. Combined with our investment in support services for the booming electric vehicle sector, this gives the AA a unique platform from which to explore and spearhead future mobility solutions in this rapidly changing and high energy environment.
As a pre-eminent supplier to the industry for many years via our many and varied relationships within the Fleet and Manufacturer sectors, the AA has long been a proud supporter and champion of talented individuals in the field. And as a previous Fleet News Award winner many times over and current holder of the Customer Service Award, we know how rewarding it is to be recognised and valued for commitment and hard work. We are therefore delighted once more to sponsor the prestigious Fleet News Hall of Fame award.
For more information visit http://www.theaa.com/business or contact us on 0800 55 11 88.
Positioned at the forefront of sustainable motoring, BMW is renowned globally for coupling pure driving pleasure with its efforts in reducing emissions, having been named the world’s most sustainable automotive company in 2016 by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. BMW has also partnered with the government’s Go Ultra Low scheme, a programme that encourages growth of ULEVs by offering tax breaks and government grants to businesses that have them on their fleet.
Delivering a new understanding of premium defined by sustainability, BMW i includes visionary electric vehicles such as the innovative BMW i3 and the revolutionary BMW i8. We are also proud to introduce the BMW iPerformance range; the largest range of plug-in hybrid vehicles on the market. Available across the 2, 3, 5 and 7 Series and X5 models, the range delivers all the styling and performance you’d expect from a BMW, with the fuel efficiency to help reduce costs and lessen your fleet’s environmental impact.
For more information, please visit www.bmw.co.uk/business
Licence Check Ltd has been proudly servicing private and public sector organisations with driver licence checks since 2008. Following many years of research and development, DAVIS (Driver And Vehicle Information Solutions) was launched in 2016 and takes driver and vehicle compliance management to the next level.
DAVIS is an online cloud solution which actively manages risk in the following areas:
The DAVIS dashboard gives Fleet, Transport and HR Managers a thorough yet concise overview of real-time risk. Drivers are individually scored using results of licence checks, assessments and telematics to give an instant view of imminent risk.
DAVIS streamlines and automates essential processes reassuring our clients that their Duty of Care is addressed, and exposure to corporate risk is minimised.
Interested in learning more? It starts with a demo… Visit www.edavis.co.uk or calling us on 0330 660 7107
FCA Fleet and Business, 2017 winner of the Fleet News Awards Most Improved Fleet Manufacturer of the Year; is honoured to sponsor the Fleet Manager of the Year award 2018.
We offer a multi-brand approach and cost effective Fleet solution which incorporates Fiat, Jeep, Alfa Romeo, Abarth and Fiat Professional ranges; coupled with finance and insurance solutions from Leasys, a national aftersales support network powered by MOPAR and Found and Selected For You branded used car program.
2017 has been an exceptional year for FCA Fleet and Business, not only with the accolade of winning at the Fleet News Awards, but also with excellent sales growth in the fleet segments with the full year sales of Fiat Tipo, Alfa Romeo Giulia, Abarth Spider and Fiat 124 Spider and the Fiat Professional Fallback and Talento.
2017 also saw the launches of the exceptional Alfa Romeo Stelvio and the all new Jeep Compass.
The Alfa Romeo Stelvio delivers unrivaled driving dynamics from an SUV coupled with game changing technologies, class leading statistics such as BIK from 24%, MPG of upto 60.1 and 0 – 60 time of 7.6 second from the 2.2 Diesel, and a five star NCAP rating.
The all new Jeep Compass proudly inherits over 76 years’ worth of DNA combined with the latest technologies. Also scoring a 5 star NCAP rating, the all new Jeep Compass offers impeccable on road comfort and handling coupled with exceptional off road ability that turns every day into an adventure.
FCA Fleet and Business provides every company vehicle user or fleet operator with an unrivalled choice of exciting vehicles combined with low running costs and excellent service. With a commitment to making the total cost of ownership as competitive as possible, FCA has delivered exceptional savings across the lifetime of our vehicles through a dedicated focus to ensure that our products are amongst the most cost effective in the market. These benefits have helped FCA to become the fleet partner of choice.
Please call our dedicated business centre on 0808 168 4670 or visit our website to book a test drive.
HMUK is one of the UK’s leading vehicle distributors, with a franchised dealer network of circa 161 franchised sales dealerships. HMUK operate a network of 23 Fleet Business Centres with the support of a team of Fleet Operations Managers and office based support executives.
Hyundai’s Fleet programmes offer vehicles with high levels of specification, emission reducing technologies, low cost ownership and impressive residuals. Hyundai works hard to keep Co2 emissions low which help to keep tax low. Blue Drive technology features intelligent Stop and Go and an eco-drive Indicator to maximise fuel efficiency. HMUK prides themselves in alternative fuel vehicles including the award winning IONIQ and the eagerly anticipated Kona EV and Nexo.
Hyundai Motor UK is driven by the desire to share stylish, high quality and efficient vehicles with everyone. From the production line to the showroom and beyond, the passion and belief in the product means HMUK can offer an aftercare package to match.
Interactive Fleet Management is a specialist fleet management provider, and a member of the Grosvenor Group of Companies, which has been serving fleet operators, large and small, for more than 35 years.
If you own your vehicle fleet, we provide a full fleet management service including all maintenance management, acquisition, disposal and fleet administration. We also ensure that services such as rental management, accident management, fuel cards, risk management and grey fleet management are tailored to your requirements.
For companies that contract hire their cars and commercial vehicles, Interactive Fleet Management provides an over-arching solution whereby our team manages all of your contract hire suppliers for you, ensuring you enjoy the best prices each time you order a vehicle and managing your vehicles and drivers throughout the contract.
If you have a combination of contract hire and purchase, we offer a central team to manage all vehicles and drivers across multiple suppliers and funding methods.
Quite simply, you enjoy your very own fleet department!
When it comes to technology, i-Select is our new online system helping drivers make vehicle comparisons and choose their company car with ease.
OSCAR is our web based fleet management system carefully designed to meet the modern day requirements of fleet operators.
We also have a driver App where drivers can book services, notify us of a breakdown with automatic GPS of their location, and carry out other important tasks such as updating their mileage.
All of our systems are developed in-house through our very own software team, enabling solutions to be tailored to bespoke client requirements and ensuring we continue to improve our systems all the time.
All IFM customers enjoy complimentary use of i-Select, OSCAR and the App plus full dashboard reporting, outstanding analytics and access to real time fleet data.
Quite simply, Interactive Fleet Management has the financial muscle, national infrastructure, account management teams and outstanding online fleet management systems to support some of the largest vehicle fleets in the country through to smaller businesses with cars and light commercial vehicles.
Tel: 01536 536590
At Jaguar Land Rover we are dedicated to creating dynamic and distinctive vehicles that help you express the unique character and personality of your business.
As the UK’s largest premium automotive manufacturer, we build state of the art vehicles, pioneering innovation with the best of British engineering and design. Our comprehensive after sales offering ensures all of our services are relevant to your business needs.
Advanced design, engineering and technology have always been key to the success of our vehicles and our business and we are proud to say that Jaguar Land Rover is the UK’s biggest investor in manufacturing research and development.
Jaguar Land Rover has developed a range of light and efficient Ingenium Engines to enhance our expanding product line up with low CO2 vehicles to meet the needs of Fleet & Business customers.
JLR is honoured to sponsor the 2018 Leasing Company of the Year awards for Fleet News.
KeeResources are proud to sponsor the Fleet Manufacturer of the Year Award at the Fleet News Awards.
KeeResources have provided Vehicle Data, Automotive Software, Digital Solutions and Professional Services to the industry for over 15 years.
At the core of everything that KeeResources do is the provision of the most granular and detailed vehicle dataset available. This data is compiled at model year level (even more critical than ever with the impending implementation of the new WLTP testing regime). Our data powers systems, websites and apps for many of the automotive industries biggest brands including vehicle manufacturers, leasing companies, dealer groups and media owners.
Our software solutions covering Vehicle Data & Configuration, Whole Life Costs, Fleet Management and Residual Value Forecasting are considered by many to be best of breed.
Our digital solutions, from Vehicle Comparators to Car Tax Calculators are utilised by many leading vehicle manufacturers to engage and inform their buyers.
NISSAN has continued to be a leading light in the provision of fleet vehicles and in 2017, that status shows no signs of changing.
The brand ethos of Intelligent Mobility, providing its drivers with a responsive, safe and technologically-advanced journey, is reflected in its range and in particular its EV vehicles.
As businesses seek to reduce costs and meet their green aspirations, Nissan’s pioneering Nissan LEAF and e-NV200 is an incredibly popular choice and has appealed to companies large and small.
The British-built Nissan Qashqai crossover — the UK’s most popular crossover — remains a popular choice for businesses with employees who have long business journeys to drive thanks to its comfort, safety shield systems, cameras and fuel efficiency.
Companies of all shapes and sizes have turned to Nissan for their fleet vehicles and this shows how the brand and its range reflects the needs of its customers — not only through the product but through the cost savings made and other benefits.
Reflex is your business vehicle management partner, dedicated to providing light commercial vehicles and cars to you at the right price, on time, every time. Our name is inspired by our dedication to understanding your vehicle requirements and quickly responding with a right first-time approach.
We offer a vast choice of vehicles, which can be tailored to your needs, with flexible rental packages that offer cost efficiency and safety as standard. From bespoke van configurations to our unique risk management packages that include safety cameras and vehicle tracking as standard, our services help maximise efficiency and minimise downtime to make your business more productive and profitable.
Our 24-hour operation can deliver vehicles seven days a week, 365 days a year, so as your transport demands change, we will be there with an instant response. Whatever the deadline, whatever the vehicle requirement, our quick response team will meet your needs by working as an integral part of your business.
Call us on 0345 609 2345 to test our reflexes and experience our quick response promise for yourself.
For more information, please visit our website www.reflexvans.com
Santander Consumer Finance is delighted to support the Fleet News awards and to sponsor the Fleet Dealer of the Year award.
Following the successful launch of our Contract Hire proposition, our presence and reputation in the Fleet market has grown steadily and we are now providing finance for fleet operations - and personal customers too - across the country. Our proposition includes a brand new quote management system, competitive pricing and underwriting and payout times which we believe are the best in the market.
Our vision is to develop the leading sales channel in the automotive finance market, and this is driven by our corporate values of Simple, Personal and Fair. As Broker and Dealer sales channels evolve and becomes more digital, we are developing new solutions designed to Make Selling Simple and look forward to sharing exciting news on these developments over the coming months. In the meantime we look forward to meeting you at the awards and we send our best wishes to all the nominees for the Fleet Dealer of the Year award.
If you would like to find out more about our Contract Hire offering or our wide range of products and services please visit https://dealer.santanderconsumer.co.uk/
As one of the world’s longest-established automotive manufacturers, we’ve had over 100 years to perfect our products and practices to become an integral business partner for our customers.
ŠKODA has achieved fantastic success over the past 12 months, breaking previous sales records, and this year we entered the burgeoning large SUV sector with the introduction of Kodiaq. Our seven-seat SUV has been well received in the industry thanks to its generous interior space and a host of innovative tech. For our business customers we designed an SE Technology trim for Kodiaq that delivers a greater specification for no extra cost.
We are already looking to the future, and recently announced the expansion of our SUV range with our all-new Karoq. The compact SUV that will launch in January 2018 is set to be a game-changer in its segment thanks to its generous technology and innovative connectivity solutions.
Our award-winning range caters for every business. ŠKODA Superb offers style, practicality and luxury and is the reigning Fleet News champion for Best upper medium car. In 2017, we also re-launched our iconic Octavia with state-of-the-art technology combined with the unrivalled space and luxury touches synonymous with ŠKODA.
To find out more visit www.skoda.co.uk/fleet
Suzuki GB PLC is pleased to be a Platinum Sponsor of this year’s Fleet News Awards. The vehicle manufacturer’s award-winning “Fit for Fleet” line-up provides today’s fleet managers with a competitive cost of ownership proposition thanks to a suite of models which offer great value, exceptional reliability, in addition to strong residuals.
Highlights of the range include the Swift supermini and the Vitara compact SUV. With a P11D value and BIK tax band starting from only £11,824 and 18% respectively, Swift is powered by a suite of highly efficient three-cylinder 1.0 and 1.2-litre petrol Dualjet and turbocharged Boosterjet engines, providing a combined fuel economy of up to 65.7 mpg. Suzuki’s hybrid system delivers ultra-low CO2 emissions at 97g/km and fuel consumption of just over 8p per mile.
The spacious and well-equipped Vitara is another compelling formula for business users. The frugal 1.6-litre and turbocharged 1.4-litre Boosterjet engines deliver a combined fuel economy of up to 70.6mpg coupled with low running costs, whilst drivers also benefit from off-road capability.
Every “Fit for Fleet” model is backed by the Suzuki Business Charter, which ensures the seamless and efficient operation of any size of fleet. Combined with the support of an extensive UK-wide retail network made of up 155 showrooms, every dealer is on-hand to meet specific business requirements and keep company car drivers on the move.
2017 proved an exceptional year for Suzuki, which saw the brand enjoy record-breaking sales of over 40,300 units, a 6% increase compared to the previous 12 months. Spearheaded by Swift and Vitara, annual business sales also surpassed 9,400 cars for the very first time, as more new customers turned to the brand.
Furthermore, 2018 is already setup to be another exciting chapter for Suzuki, with the arrival of the third-generation Swift Sport in June. Bringing a comprehensive standard specification, hot hatch performance will be achieved courtesy of the 1.4-litre Boosterjet powerplant, and a kerb weight of only 970kg, which is an impressive 80kg less than its predecessor.
Zenith is delighted to sponsor the Outstanding Cost Control Award at the Fleet News Awards.
Zenith is the UK’s leading independent leasing, fleet management and vehicle outsourcing business. An innovative total mobility provider, offering a unique proposition for car, van and truck operators in the UK. For over 25 years the company has been providing outsourced end-to-end vehicle management solutions for mid to large corporates, nationwide.
Zenith delivers flexible and intelligent vehicle-based solutions including funding, fleet management, accident management, vehicle rental, salary sacrifice, risk management, LCVs, complex HGVs and specialist vehicles, all with industry-leading levels of customer satisfaction.
Customers benefit from market-leading online systems for quoting, ordering and reporting. Pulse, Zenith’s award-winning online fleet management platform provides a complete and transparent view on every aspect of fleet performance and spend with real-time reporting.
Zenith’s team of expert fleet consultants understand that each fleet is unique and can help you to reduce your operating costs, drive process improvement and enhance your policy.
Zenith is the largest provider of contract hire and fleet management services for HGV and specialist vehicles and the UK’s market leading provider of private sector salary sacrifice car schemes. Recent award wins include Best Leasing Company (more than 20,000 vehicles) Fleet News Awards 2017, BusinessCar Leasing Company of the Year (over 25,000 vehicles) 2017 and Fleet World Honours 2016 Innovation in Customer Service.
Zenith’s ethos is centred on reducing risk, reducing costs and improving service. We manage your vehicle solutions, you manage your business.
Are you ready to get more from your fleet? It starts with a phone call - 0344 848 9311