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The urea-based additive for vehicles is now available at many sites across the UK.
With the pressure now on for fleets to confirm to Euro 4 & 5 standards, Ad-Blue
cleans post combustion resulting in lower tail pipe emissions.
Diesel manufactured from oil derived from crops or vegetable oil. Pure, non-blended
biodiesel can be poured straight into the tank of any diesel vehicle. However 100%
bio-Diesel over the pumps is not readily available in the UK.
Annual Fee per card. This fee varies depending on the type of card purchased.
Chip and Pin
Added security feature to a fuel card to ensure 99.9% that the cards can not be
cloned to limit fraud.
System installed in vehicle to monitor mileage/fuel management.
Industry name for diesel. Stands for Diesel engine road vehicle.
An individual transaction made on a fuel card – An individual ‘Draws’
fuel from a forecourt pump.
A price for Diesel or Petrol set each week which is applicable to all fixed price
stations on the individual fuel card networks.
A fuel card designed for fleets of vehicles. Typically offering a pump pricing policy
and larger UK wide network coverage.
Place to buy fuel such as a garage or site.
Similar to a credit card, Used to buy fuel, lubricants & other items. Offers a company
more control over purchases.
Also called red diesel, used for machinery + plant.
Heavy goods vehicle
The bill we send to customers for all products purchased on their fuel cards. Invoices
are broken down per transaction and show detailed information including a VAT breakdown.
Light commercial vehicle
Liquid petroleum gas – cheaper than petrol however vehicles have to be modified.
Government grants are available however availability of LPG is very poor.
Garages/Sites that are available to a specific fuel card. Network sizes and types
vary by fuel card
OLAM (Online Account management)
Web based system for customers to view there own accounts online. Customers can
view transaction details for each fuel card.
Time in days between date of invoice and when a direct debit will be taken.
Pence per litre.
How we communicate a fixed weekly price to customers. We can do this through e-mail,
fax or a text message.
Certain fuel cards work on a ‘pump pricing’ policy, this means you pay
the price that is advertised on the forecourt.
Diesel used for machinery or plant usage. Red diesel is illegal on the UK roads.
Also known as ‘gas oil’.
Road Haulage association – A UK body with membership of around 10,000 hauliers.
They translate the government’s legislation into real world application for
its haulier members.
Site where chip and pin card is used normally automated un-manned sites.
Site directories are available for all of our cards. They are generally an A5 booklet
detailing all the sites available on that specific fuel card network.
Invoice covers all information on VAT to customer can claim back in a format acceptable
to the Inland Revenue.