Fleets in Focus

Amongst any professional community, sharing experience is a valuable way of developing ideas and identifying solutions to many of today’s most pressing challenges.
Fleets in Focus allows fleet professionals to do exactly that through our series of interview features with operators whose fleets underpin essential services in the UK.

If you would like to feature your fleet and take part in our 'Fleets in Focus' feature please email Debbie Cheadle, Editor production@essentialfleetgroup.co.uk

Defra Fleet Strategy – driving change

with Dale Eynon - Director Defra Group Fleet Services IntroductionTo place the UK firmly on the road to decarbonisation, it has always been vital that...

Fleet in Focus: Marston Holdings

With Sam Digby, Head of Fleet and Transport Introduction Marston Holdings has been providing services that support the implementation of public policy, for almost 40 years. With...

Fleet in Focus: Grundon Waste Management

with John Stephens, General Manager – Logistics, Grundon Waste Management A Journey to Carbon Neutrality Introduction Grundon Waste management is the UK’s largest family-owned supplier of...

Fleet in Focus – Network Rail

With James Rooney, Head of Road Fleet - Network Rail Introduction Network Rail is not only responsible for the 20,000 miles of track in the UK,...

Sustainability Spotlight: NHS Supply Chain

Introduction Keeping the NHS supplied with vital equipment and medical supplies along with food is a huge and highly complex task. With over 129,000 order...

Fleet in Focus: Rossendale Borough Council

With James Gunning, Workshop & Transport Services Manager Situated in the extreme South-East of Lancashire, Rossendale sits across a large part of the Irwell...

Fleet in Focus – Openreach(revisted 2022)

With Chris Mullings - Senior Fleet Operations Manager Openreach is the UK’s digital network business, working with over 690 communications providers such as BT, Sky...

Fleet in Focus: City of York Council

With pre-Roman origins, York is one of the most historic cities in Europe. Today, the main city and surrounding areas has a population of...

Fleet in Focus: Platform Housing Group

Platform Housing Group is one of the largest providers of social housing in the Midlands. With 45,000 homes and 120,000 customers spread between the...

Fleet in Focus: United Utilities

United Utilities is the largest listed water company in the UK, serving a population of 7 million in North West England. As well as...

Fleet in Focus: ERS Medical

With a growing list of NHS clients, national health and social care transport company ERS Medical provides services to support the NHS. Jeroen Van...

Fleet in Focus: whg

Midlands-based whg has unveiled its new fleet of 217 vehicles, which will be used by the asset management team to deliver a fast and...

Fleet in Focus: Scottish Water

Scottish Water is illustrating a real commitment to reducing the environmental impact of its fleet operations. Essential Fleet Operator caught up with their Fleet...

Fleet in Focus: British Gas

Operators of large LCV fleets are increasingly taking the lead in the vital mission to lower emissions. Essential services are supported by vehicle fleets...

Operational Efficiencies –The key to the successful LKQ Euro Car Parts...

When an organisation the size of LKQ Euro Car Parts decides to undergo a business wide fleet rebrand, choosing the right vehicle graphics provisioning...

Fleet in Focus: Euro Car Parts

Interview with Ted Sakyi, Head of Group Fleet, Euro Car Parts, as featured in Fleet Manager Issue 3 (2020) How is your fleet made up...

Fleet in Focus: Mitie

Interview with Simon King - Fleet and Procurement Director, Mitie From Fleet Manager Magazine - Issue 5(2019) Mitie is at the forefront of EV adoption...

Fleet in Focus: Openreach

Interview with: Chris Mullings, Operator Licence and Vehicle Compliance Manager, Openreach Q: The Openreach fleet is one of the largest and most diverse in the...