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Fleet tyre fitments made easier by new TyreServe feature as sales pass 100,000

A new feature designed to help make fleet tyre payments through TyreServe easier has launched – at the same time as we pass the milestone of 100,000 total tyre sales. The Outsourcing feature is designed for instances when major fleets that buy fixed cost tyre insurance from a tyre management company find that a tyre…
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1link Disposal Network

Range of eight remarketing modules launched for 1link Disposal Network

We’ve launched a range of eight remarketing modules that are perfect for motor finance, vehicle leasing and other major fleets companies to help streamline their remarketing. Based on technology from our 1link Disposal Network platform, they are being made available in response to customer needs that have arisen in the wake of the pandemic. Debbie…
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Epyx: 1link Service Network - vehicle maintenance

Warranty companies aiming for improved claims processes through better technology

A new trend has emerged in 2021 for motor warranty companies to improve their claims handling processes through improved technology, we are reporting. Marc Lees, Head of Business Development at epyx, said that the company was in the process of signing several warranty providers that are active in the UK used car and van market…
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runyourfleet adopts 1link Hire Network

runyourfleet has adopted 1link Hire Network to manage growing demand for daily rental services from across its customer base. Steve Whitmarsh, Managing Director at the fleet management company, explained that using the platform had produced rapid results, with volumes almost doubling very quickly. He said: “Daily Rental is a key part of our portfolio and…
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Fleet technology

Fleet interest in “joined up” cross-platform strategies being spurred by pandemic

An increased interest in digitalisation, spurred by the pandemic, is leading more fleets to investigate “joined-up” cross-platform strategies. Debbie Fox, Commercial Director at epyx, explains that there is rapidly growing awareness of the synergies available from adopting complementary technologies to create new efficiencies. “It’s been widely reported that the last year has seen much increased…
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Charlie Brooks appointed Strategy Director

Charlie Brooks has been appointed as our new Strategy Director. A qualified chartered accountant and graduate of the University of Bristol, he joins from Achilles Information, where he was global operations and strategy director. Previously, he was also a strategy consultant at KPMG UK. He will be working mainly on strategy for epyx but will…
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New product is starting point for future fleet connected car SMR

A new product we are launching later this quarter is being presented as our starting point for future fleet connected car developments in service, maintenance and repair (SMR). The Driver Booking Module is aimed at the fleets that use our 1link Service Network platform to manage their SMR requirements. It will enable company car and…
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Growth in mobility services likely when effects of pandemic start to wane

A growth in mobility services is likely to take place when the effects of the pandemic start to wane, epyx are predicting. While the coronavirus crisis has had a negative impact on take-up in the sector, it has also opened the door for more imaginative future thinking. Debbie Fox, Commercial Director, explained: “A large proportion…
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Fleet “remobilisation” plans needed despite new lockdown

Fleets need to be thinking about how they will “remobilise” their operations as the pandemic ends despite the new lockdown introduced this week. If the planned vaccination programme now underway is implemented rapidly, something approaching the new normal’s version of business-as-usual could materialise quite quickly. Debbie Fox, Commercial Director, explained: “Expert views on the speed…
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Electric-vehicle-charging

Data suggests 14% of all fleet cars and vans now electrified

New data from epyx suggests that 14% of cars and vans operated by fleets are now either hybrid or battery electric vehicles. The figure is taken from our 1link Service Network platform, used by fleets totalling four million vehicles to buy and manage service, maintenance and repair (SMR) from nearly 9,000 franchise dealers, independent garages…
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