The fuel card: no longer to be ignored in the world of transport and logistics. But how to choose a card that fits your company amidst the jungle of fuel cards and fuel card providers? There are a great many reasons to be found for using a fuel card. If you are you planning to start using, or resume using a …Read More »
Self-driving trucks; ultimate solution on the way to climate-neutral business?
In years to come, several truckmakers will be investing in ’self-driving trucks’. But how will this development affect the position of drivers, and will self-driving trucks in fact make your company more ‘climate-neutral’? Truckmakers like Mercedes-Benz have already been making considerable progress experimenting with private cars and self-driving features. Whereas in the United States cars like these are by now …Read More »
DKV Card Climate – competitive advantage thanks to CO₂compensation
Business partners are increasingly requesting verification about how companies handle their CO₂emissions. DKV customers can now compensate for their CO₂ emissions by 100%. For this purpose, DKV Euro Service offers a climate-neutral fuel card with the DKV Card Climate. In return, your company‘s fleet drives 100% CO₂neutral. This positive environmental balance provides a distinct competitive advantage and also supports your …Read More »
What do we require from mobility service providers now?
Increased costs, mainly resulting from external influences in the present economic climate: hauliers both large and small are affected by them. Profitability, financially and in terms of speed, now demands continued mobility. As a haulier, you will undoubtedly have been pondering the question about what other possibilities you might have for keeping your drivers on the road as much as …Read More »
How to excel!
Would you like to stand out in your professional sector? Although this is familiar to many of us, it is not always attainable, for a number of reasons. Together with ING bank, TLN, umbrella organisation for Dutch road transport, recently published a report on ’Entrepreneurship in Transport and Logistics’. This report provided a clear picture of the requirements for companies …Read More »
5 tips for improved insight and better Key Performance Indicators
5 Tips for improved insight and better Key Performance Indicators Although Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) vary per company, they are essential for adequate decision-making within the scope of the strategic objectives of each individual company. However, defining KPIs often turns out difficult, also because outcomes of measured values do not reflect reality as it is, which in turn affects the …Read More »
EETS, necessary for future efficiency in transport
There are several ways of paying tolls and levies in Europe. The various European toll charging systems regularly form an obstacle for transport and logistics companies, if only because of the hassle and loss of time caused by the mass of paperwork. Companies are therefore searching for a varied package of products and services aimed primarily at cost control, efficiency, …Read More »
Improved efficiency, thanks to process improvement and transparency
Efficient business operations are very important to any enterprise these days. In the current market conditions, companies just cannot afford weakening, or allowing additional profit or cost structure improvements to slip by or go unnoticed. Process improvement is the basis Process improvement is essential here. After all, it is in the first place processes like these that determine the efficiency …Read More »
Eco Performance Award: News from the future
You can’t make an omelette without breaking eggs. In our branch, this means when we are driving, we are producing CO2. These emissions, however, can be reduced or avoided to a certain extent, for example with driver trainings, vehicle services and intelligent route navigation. You can compensate remaining carbon dioxide emissions to 100% to actively support environmental protection – with …Read More »
Heavily fluctuating fuel prices; to your benefit?
It is very common to many regions in Germany: fluctuating fuel prices that vary by the hour. In autumn 2013, the German Federal Cartel Authority, (Bundeskartellamt) founded the Market Transparency Unit Fuels; a price monitoring model aimed to advise customers on the most recent fuel prices, so that they will be able to select the region’s cheapest filling stations. In …Read More »