Connected vehicle technology set to be embraced by the remarketing sector

We believe that the Remarketing sector is beginning to embrace new solutions around connected vehicle data as a way to deep-dive the key health indicators for a car or van throughout its lifecycle. Debbie Fox, our commercial director at epyx, said that they had been involved in several encouraging conversations throughout the sector – ranging…
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1link Product Status

Why fleets are increasingly automating disposal

Debbie Fox, commercial director, epyx When it comes to major fleets that sell thousands of cars and vans every year, you’ll probably agree that the term ‘disposal’ is inadequate to describe the complex and varied processes they need to complete. Instead, it’s better to think of the whole undertaking as something like ‘end of contract…
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Connected vehicle data will soon become “successor product” to telematics for fleets, we predict

We are predicting that connected vehicle technology will become the “successor product” to telematics for fleets over the next few years as the data it provides becomes more widely available in commercially viable formats. Connected vehicle data offers key advantages over telematics including the fact that information comes direct from the vehicle and avoids the…
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Vehicle Movements

Fleets look to reduce vehicle remarketing movements to meet net-zero targets

Major fleets are increasingly seeking to reduce vehicle movements in order to minimise the carbon footprint of their remarketing activities.   Working with several large vehicle leasing companies through our 1link Disposal Network platform, the subject is increasingly a discussion point and is also being made part of some disposal policies. Debbie Fox, commercial director…
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Used car supply is improving, but what does that mean for you?

Debbie Fox, commercial director, epyx Finally, it looks as though the used car and van stock situation is starting to ease a little after two years of unprecedented market conditions. We’ve seen the numbers of vehicles published on 1link Disposal Network rise by 63% in February versus January, which is a substantial increase, and trading…
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What will you do when the semiconductor crisis ends?

Debbie Fox, Commercial Director, epyx It’s a question that perhaps few vehicle leasing companies appear to have yet considered but some experts are predicting that new car and van production will start to normalise relatively soon. That moment could represent a significant change for remarketing strategies, as the used car markets subsequently readjust over time…
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Launch of The Network Performance and Opportunities Report Plus (NPOR+)

We have launched a new report that is designed to help garages maximise the amount of service, maintenance and repair (SMR) business they are winning from major fleets. The Network Performance and Opportunities Report Plus (NPOR+) is an addition to the existing NPOR report, providing further data that workshop managers themselves have been requesting. Both…
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1link Service Network helps RAMP meet increasing demand for national warranty repairs

Increasing demand for claims repairs on a national basis has seen motor warranty provider RAMP adopt 1link Service Network to meet the needs of its 135,000 plan holders and access online those repairers who are members of a pre-existing, high quality, nationwide network. Serkan Obuz, Managing Director at RAMP, explained that more used cars were…
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Leasing fleets looking to third parties to power digitalisation strategies

We are reporting that major car and van leasing fleets are increasingly looking to third party suppliers to power the digitalisation strategies they want to pursue over the next few years. Debbie Fox, Commercial Director at epyx, said these lessors were keen to pursue transformative strategies that would help them become genuine all-round mobility providers…
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Ogilvie Fleet drives increased number of service bookings online with new Driver Booking Module

Increased numbers of service, maintenance and repair (SMR) bookings are being made online by drivers of company cars and vans leased by Ogilvie Fleet thanks to a new module on 1link Service Network. The Driver Booking Module enables users to contact garages directly using any mobile device or computer and nominate up to three potential…
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