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Comparing UK fuel cards

By AdFeatures  |  Posted: November 23, 2012

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With such availability and choice it’s hard to know which UK fuel cards will give the best service for your business. When you start your research it is a good idea to find a reputable, trustworthy supplier that have a dedicated account management team to guide you knowledgeably through your decision making process.

When UK fuel cards were first introduced the use of them was predominately focused around the main haulage sites across the country. However, after showing huge popularity amongst fleets they have expanded their locations and now give companies a huge network of providers locally and nationwide.

BP, Keyfuels, UK Fuels, Texaco, Total, Shell are trusted brands that have some of the best solutions with their UK fuel cards in terms of location, price and flexibility. A good place to look for your UK fuel cards is online as rates and charges will be dependent on the size of your haulage fleet and types of vehicles. Most reputable companies will have an online assessment that lets you see quickly what type of UK fuel cards are most suited to your business needs.

Below are a few things to look out for when comparing UK fuel cards -

  • That the provider is a trusted brand
  • Locality and number of sites you can use your UK fuel cards
  • Type of vehicles it can be used for and how many
  • Associated costs and fuel prices
  • Road network – can it be used on motorways as well as major roads

Some suppliers like UK company Fuelmate, have a fantastic system that offers single or a multi-brand packages which means you get increased flexibility to suit your different business requirements but with the added benefit of only getting one, itemised invoice at the end of every month. By consolidating your UK fuel cards and payments into one VAT approved bill, improves both time and cost efficiency throughout your business by helping to reduce administration time.

For most individuals or organisations when comparing UK fuel cards the biggest factor before making a decision will be the price. With the biggest brands working so closely in the same market these will always be competitive so it’s good to remember to look for which supplier can provide you with the best whole package that is not only tailored to your requirements but gives the best, dependable service.

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