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Fuel performance can be improved by adopting simple measures involving the monitoring of fuel performance results

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Practical examples of the programme principles in operation, demonstrating how operators have improved efficiency and reduced costs.

...Improve Efficiency

This case study illustrates a number of ways in which Denbighshire County Council has sought to improve its fleet efficiency and move towards a sustainable future.  It feastures benchmarking, vehicle acquisition, workshop facilities and a trial of bio-diesel.

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...for HGVs: A Selection of Case Studies.

This selection of Case Studies describes the benefits experienced by 15 companies and their drivers who have taken part in the Safe and Fuel Efficient Driving (SAFED) scheme.

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A Case Study on the Tankshare scheme showing the benefits of groupage operations.

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... Costs You Money and Gets You Nowhere.

This Case Study highlights how companies have introduced Anti-Idling Campaigns and the key points to consider.

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This Case Study shows the savings achieved by Denholm Industrial Services Ltd as a result of the measures implemented as part of the site specific efficiency improvement plan.

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This Case Study describes the benefits of double deck trailers and how a trial of a prototype double deck trailer helped Focus DIY reduce costs, improve utilisation and reduce mileage and emissions.

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These Case Study examples of existing Freight Quality Partnerships illustrate the process of establishing an efficient FQP.

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This Case Study describes the significant fuel savings achieved by Thorntons Plc through the use of in-cab data logging equipment.

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This Case Study explains how consolidated services to Heathrow Airport reduce lorry congestion and improve air quality.

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....and the Environment.

Describes a trial performed in Nottingham by Royal Mail Group Plc that offers an innovative, environmentally friendly solution to address the problem of failed deliveries.

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...Operational Efficiency

This Case Study shows how the modernisation of vehicles and equipment and the implementation of a fuel management system has improved operational efficiency.

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This Case Study shows how Jaguar Cars made substantial cost savings through the introduction of a new streamlined and re-engineered logistics system.

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Featuring Kidds Transport and CRL Distribution.  This Case Study shows how savings can be made from implementing a regular wheel alignment programme including increased fuel savings and extended tyre life.

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....Generates Savings for MEMS

This Case Study shows how careful attention to vehicle specification can maximise operational efficiency and increase profits.

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Describes the benefits experienced in construction through the use of the LCCC consolidation service.

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This Case Study describes various different body systems and the benefits from using demountables in order to achieve operational efficiency.

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This Case Study shows how back-loading, driver training, routing software and a fuel management programme has significantly improved operational efficiency at Yearsley.

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...Simple, Cost Effective Ways to Improve Efficiency

Owner drivers and small fleet operators are an extremely important part of the transport industry.  This Case Study illustrates how three small vehicle operators (an owner driver, a small haulage firm and an own account operator) are managing to save fuel, save money and operate more efficiently by implementing low cost, best practice measures that are easy to put in place.

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....Motivation Breeds Success.

This Case Study provides examples of change management and motivational techniques employed to improve efficiency and morale in three transport operations.

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....Keeps Fuel Efficiency on Track.

This Case Study shows how Thorntons implemented a highly effective driver incentive scheme combining in-cab driver monitoring, service delivery levels and accident rates.

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This Case Study highlights the benefits of pooling the resources of different companies to win and manage larger logistics contracts.

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...with Articulated Tippers

This Case Study reveals the benefits enjoyed by LaFarge Aggregates and K & J Plant from changing from rigid to articulated tipper vehicles.

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..Fuel Champion Saves Equivalent of 50 Trailer Loads of Carbon Dioxide a Year.

This Case Study examines how BOC has reduced fleet energy and exhaust emissions through driver training, fitting aerodynamic kits and optimising bulk storage.

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...of Distribution: Transco National Logistics.

This Case Study shows how Transco National Logistics reduced their costs, mileage and CO2 emissions through the use of alternative fuels, stepframe trailers and improved vehicle routing.

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This Case Study contains examples of the positive effects that lower rolling resistance tyres have had on fuel consumption.

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...(SFPMT) Helps A1 Paper Improve Efficiency

This Case Study describes how A1 Paper applied the 'Small Fleet Performance Management Tool' to get a clearer understanding of its performance, set targets, reduce fuel use and improve operational efficiency.

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.....at TNT Express and Somerfield using Truck Aerodynamic Styling

This Case Study, featuring TNT Express and Somerfield shows how the use of aerodynamic features have achieved fuel savings for both fleets by using double-deck trunking operations, redesigned roof trailers and by undertaking a study of both aerodynamic vehicles and non-aerodynamic vehicles.

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This Report briefly describes four trials that test the effects of differing variables on fuel consumption.

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...Management: Corus and TDG

The case study considers the role of a Fourth Party Logistics (4PL) organisation in helping to improve supply chain efficiency. It shows how TDG have developed a central freight transport platform to look after the logistics needs of the major steel producer, Corus.

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