Category: 1link Service Network

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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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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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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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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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 an important and successful e-commerce innovator 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 dealers,…
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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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