Category: 1link Service Network

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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Brake pad particulates

Brake pads and discs head epyx’s “authoritative” new UK SMR Top 20

Brake pads and discs are the most common reason UK fleet vehicles enter workshops according to an “authoritative” new UK service, maintenance and repair (SMR) Top 20 released by epyx. The table is based on information from our 1link Service Network platform. The data shows the percentage of invoice line items for a range of…
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epyx celebrates 20th anniversary this week

This week marks the 20th anniversary of epyx, which has grown over the last two decades to become one of theimportant and successful e-commerce innovators in the automotive sector. epyx products include the industry standard 1link Service Network, used by fleets totalling four million cars, vans and trucks to manage SMR from nearly 9,000 franchise…
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Data from epyx shows increased level of fleet contract extensions during coronavirus crisis

New data compiled by epyx has shown the increased level of contract extensions made on company cars and vans during the coronavirus crisis. Looking at transactions through our 1link Service Network service, maintenance and repair (SMR) platform, used by fleets operating four million vehicles, we have produced a comparison for April-August 2020 – the height…
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New independent garage recruitment drive underway for 1link Service Network

A new independent garage recruitment drive is underway for epyx’s long-established 1link Service Network e-commerce platform. The push has been prompted by three factors – existing customer demand for a wider choice of outlets, new customers joining the platform wanting to add their existing suppliers, and the effects of the coronavirus crisis creating a bottleneck…
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Epyx: 1link Service Network - vehicle maintenance

Fleets need to manage safety “triple threat”

As businesses have started to emerge from the coronavirus crisis, epyx has been tracking a series of trends that could pose a danger to company car and van safety. We’re calling it a “triple threat” to service, maintenance and repair (SMR) that is starting to become visible through our 1link Service Network platform, used by…
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Fleet managment: SMR

Fleet servicing and maintenance back at 60% of pre-coronavirus level

We’ve seen a strong sign that businesses are returning to work with fleet service, maintenance and repair (SMR) now back up to 60% of pre-coronavirus levels. We’re basing this assessment on activity through 1link Service Network. Tim Meadows, Vice President and Commercial Director at epyx, said: “In April, soon after lockdown, the number of jobsheets…
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RAC Approved Garages and epyx team up to help key worker fleets stay on the road during the current crisis

We have teamed up with the RAC’s Approved Garages and Accredited Repairer Network to help key worker fleets stay on the road during the coronavirus crisis. With many garages closed at the moment, the arrangement helps ensure that broken-down fleet cars and vans driven by key workers can be recovered by RAC patrols to open…
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Why mobile mechanics could have a key role to play during the lockdown

At epyx, we’re currently highlighting the particular advantages of mobile mechanics for fleets delivering essential services during the coronavirus lockdown. While a relatively large number of workshops are staying open through the crisis, it seems to us that mobile has an important role to play at the moment in supporting those on the frontline. Firstly,…
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Statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

It goes without saying that our number one priority is keeping our employees and customers safe while maintaining all our services as usual, albeit remotely. We have done everything in our power to ensure our products continue to work without interruption while utilising the digital interfaces we offer as much as possible during times of…
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