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Electrical wholesaler slashes fuel costs with driver behaviour solution

City Electrical Factors (CEF) has seen vehicle downtime drop by 45%, while fuel costs have been cut by almost 12% following the installation of the Lightfoot in-cab technology and rewards platform.

Ian Thorn, fleet operations manager, CEF

Ian Thorn, fleet operations manager, CEF

Installed across its fleet of light commercial vehicles and Aspire graduate trainee cars to improve fuel efficiency and cut emissions, the technology has also brought about significant reductions in the frequency of accidents involving the firm’s vehicles.

Ian Thorn, CEF Fleet operations manager, said: “Downtime has decreased from 2.01 days in 2015 to 1.11 days at the end of 2017. That’s a 45% reduction in the amount of time our vehicles are out of action and equates to a significant six-figure annual saving.”

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Natalie Middleton

Natalie has worked as a fleet journalist for 16 years, previously as assistant editor on the former Company Car magazine before joining Fleet World in 2006. Prior to this, she worked on a range of B2B titles, including Insurance Age and Insurance Day. As Business Editor, Natalie ensures the group websites and newsletters are updated with the latest news.