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Fuel-saving tips for the November price hike

15 November 2018

The newest addition to our technology arsenal, the Avis Fleet App, is set to make the lives of Fleet M...

Get the best results from your fleet’s life cycle

18 October 2018

An important aspect of a Fleet Manager’s job is to ensure that their fleet enjoys the best life cycle.

Curb fuel fraud with effective fleet management

17 October 2018

As South Africans come to terms with an unprecedented fuel price hike, Fleet Managers are wondering ho...

Intelligent Fuel Management counteracts fuel fraud

6 February 2018

One of the biggest concerns fleet companies face is fuel fraud, theft and abuse, problems that seem to...

Avis Fleet’s fuel management versus fraud detec...

30 January 2018

South Africa’s major banks are claiming that they can compete with our Intelligent Fuel Management (IF...

Fuel your trip with caffeine on International C...

28 September 2017

Drivers rely on coffee to keep them alert. Caffeinated drinks seem to go hand in hand with long trips...

Soaring fuel price increase on the cards

12 September 2017

Technology is changing our vehicles at lightning speed and fleet maintenance is an area that will be t...

Start-stop technology: do these engines save fuel?

11 July 2017

You’ll probably have noticed the new start-stop vehicles with engines that automatically shut down whe...

How to deal with fuel strikes

28 March 2017

Fuel supply is central to all businesses and organisations to some extent, and fuel strikes are one of...

Company car versus car allowance, which one sho...

2 February 2017

When it comes to the differences between company car and car allowance it’s not an easy decision to ma...

Don’t get taken for a ride: car myths debunked

12 January 2017

People are generally quite invested in their vehicles, so it’s not surprising that in recent years the...

New fleet solutions for the New Year

3 January 2017

Check out our value-added solutions to ensure that you and your fleet don’t get left in the dust in th...

Telematics: Taking your fleet to the top

29 November 2016

Just a few short years ago people had to struggle with maps whenever they wanted to go anywhere unfami...

Increasing fuel savings with Telematics

8 November 2016

Fuel spend is the biggest expense for fleet companies. And some of the biggest contributors to increas...

Petrol vs. diesel: the best option for your needs

25 October 2016

The petrol vs. diesel debate has been going on for ages! Every driver – whether you work in the automo...

Effective fuel management: fuel saving devices...

22 September 2016

Fuel management and saving money on the cost of fuel is paramount to every fleet management company so...

Your questions about fuel cards answered

31 August 2016

Not only are fuel cards convenient and secure, they also give managers valuable information about fuel...

Metrics to optimise fleet efficiency

12 August 2016

There are many ways that you can improve your fleet efficiency by using metrics. You might be surprise...

Part 2: most common ways fuel fraud is committed

10 August 2016

Although there is anti-siphoning technology available on the market, some of these devices are ineffec...

Part 1: most common ways fuel fraud is committed

4 August 2016

Crime is something that most South Africans are worried about. And the statistics around illegal activ...

Fleet Procurement Checklist

2 August 2016

Fleet Procurement can be a time consuming and complicated experience. But Avis Fleet offers expert ass...

Corporate fleet management: technology fuels pr...

21 July 2016

We live in very competitive and stressful times especially in terms of running a business. And every...

Truck telematics, saving you money during a lon...

12 July 2016

Can outsourcing fleet management save money for truck fleets? We spoke to Danie Du Preez, General Mana...

A day in the life of a fuel management bureau o...

7 July 2016

We talked to a fuel management bureau operator to find out how they work to save money for their custo...

A day in the life of a fuel management bureau o...

5 July 2016

We talk to a fuel management bureau operator to find out how they work to save customers money. In par...

Fuel management: how to save during fuel increases

2 June 2016

With the petrol price increase effective on the 1st June 2016 many people are throwing their hands up....

Using fuel management for optimal fuel efficien...

26 May 2016

In part 1 of this series we looked at Avis Fleet solutions for optimal fuel management efficiency incl...

Using Fuel Management for optimal fuel efficien...

24 May 2016

Vehicle tracking gives you as much information about a vehicle’s day-to-day activities as you can get...

The benefits of implementing a green fleet

28 April 2016

Avis Fleet have secured an industry first, by winning the Laserfiche Run Smarter Award for the third t...

Why you need fleet reporting to eradicate unnec...

26 April 2016

Fleet management includes many different aspects, from keeping track of a driver’s whereabouts to keep...

Partnering with a fleet management company can...

19 April 2016

It’s often hard for us to quantify the exact value of one of our managed fleet solutions to a customer...

Intelligent Fuel Management: Protect yourself a...

24 March 2016

You're always concerned about your credit card when you make online purchases, pay in a restaurant, or...

Improve employee satisfaction with staff bonuse...

10 March 2016

Drivers are often unhappy with working conditions according to employee satisfaction surveys. And it's...

Reactive fuel management tips

8 March 2016

Minimising fuel costs is a key concern for fleet operating companies. But it’s easier than you might i...

Fleet procurement 101: Part 2

25 February 2016

In our previous blog, Fleet Procurement 101: Points you need to consider before procuring a fleet we p...

Fleet procurement 101: what to consider before...

23 February 2016

Procuring a fleet, with its myriad of administrative details, is a daunting task. There are so many th...

Why is fleet management appurtenant for HR?

25 August 2015

While the function of fleet management seems to generally be of concern to those in procurement, finan...

How Avis Fleet reporting can save you money

4 August 2015

Managing a company fleet is a dynamic business: a company has to keep track of daily fuel expenditure,...

Five ways to improve fuel economy for your fleet

14 July 2015

Fleet managers have no control over petrol price hikes and simply have to accept the extra expense. Lu...

Why the initial fuel consumption figures on you...

25 June 2015

A major deciding factor when choosing a new car is how much you’re going to spend on petrol each month...

How to save millions by eradicating fuel card f...

23 June 2015

Companies with fleets are collectively haemorrhaging hundreds of millions of rands a year in fuel frau...

Five future trends will lower your fuel consump...

17 June 2015

Car manufacturers now spend their research and development budgets on making their cars use less petro...

What is intelligent fuel management?

5 June 2015

Companies with fleets are collectively haemorrhaging hundreds of millions of rands a year in fuel frau...

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