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Why company fuel cards are good for your business

28 September 2017

1. National coverage

With Silvey’s fuel cards, you get national coverage accessing 6,500 sites across the UK. You can find the sites via phone apps and onsite finders and also through telephone and traditional directories. To see this is practice, check out our site finder now. 

2. Fuel cost efficiency

With a fuel card, you are in control of where your drivers fill up, which can help to reduce your costs. A fixed weekly fuel price can be given in advance which can help your business plan and monitor fuel expenditure.

3. Reduce admin time and costs

With fuel cards, there is no longer any need to keep and process receipts saving you admin time and reducing your overall costs. Whoever manages this in your business will thank you for signing up for a fuel card (and just think of the other business tasks they'll be free to get on with!) 

4. Fuel cards put you in control

As a business manager you can set the card limits, access transaction reports online and stop cards. You also have added security; unlike with credit cards, your drivers can only purchase fuel and a selection of relevant services.

5 Customer Service 

Our business fuel cards come with excellent customer service support so that you can maximise the benefits of the card. This also gives you and your team valuable peace of mind.

6. Interest free 

Unlike credit cards, fuel cards are interest free, which offers you a flexible payment solution. Fuel cards don’t have any hidden charges and there is no obligation to use it.

7. It’s not all about fuel

You can also use the fuel card to pay for other services such as AdBlue, overnight parking or road tolls including the M6 road toll, which again reduces the need to reimburse your drivers.

8. VAT compatible invoices

To make your life easier, our fuel cards come with itemised VAT compatible invoices with MPG.

9. Monitor and improve efficiency 

With a company fuel card, you can access reports via excel or a pdf, which helps you see the bigger picture whether you’re an SME or have a large fleet. For instance, you could monitor filling patterns in order to ascertain if you can make savings.

10. A fuel card tailored to your business

Importantly a fuel card can be tailored to your specific needs, and it is vital that you get the right card for your business. Here at Silvey’s we have three options for you to choose from:

  • Silveys KeyFuels Card
  • Silvey Fast Fuel Card
  • Silvey Esso Fuel Card

11. Fuel card discounts

And we have an extra reason for using our fuel cards - free M & S vouchers. Our customers are the heart of all we do at Silvey's. That's why we offer a special fuel card referral scheme. If you recommend a friend to our fuel cards, you could be eligible for £25 Marks and Spencer vouchers. Find out more about this fuel card offer. 

Get in touch today to find out more about how to apply for a fuel card and which option would be most effective for your business. 

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What our clients say

Taking control over fuel expenditure helped reduce our costs by encouraging our sub contracted hauliers to use fuel cards.

Just received our first invoice from Silvey Fleet and I'm very happy. I've compared it to a competitor's invoice and the difference in savings is fantastic!

Simply by streamlining processes and improving the quality of management information, we have seen a reduction in fuel misuse and time spent on resource intensive administrative tasks.

We now have a solution that provides long term reductions in fuel expenditure, plus an active team of supportive account mangers helping us to minimise disruption and manage any resistance to these new procedures.