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What would an annual fuel spend saving of 5% mean to your company? What if you knew that our customers have reported up to 19% savings on their annual fuel spend? Small, medium, large and global businesses save over £100,000,000 every year by using TouchStar. TouchStar allows you to increase efficiency and reduce costs within your transport operation, providing an extremely attractive Return on Investment.


The cost of fuel has spiralled in recent years and high prices look likely to stay. With up to 37% of the cost of running a fleet attributed to fuel, any efficiency savings have a significant effect on your bottom line.

But TouchStar’s reach also extends to the sell-on value or lease-hire costs of your vehicles. DSM (Driving style management) is targeted at saving fuel and reducing CO2, but an additional benefit occurs because vehicles driven more carefully suffer less wear and tear, fewer accidents, and require less maintenance. Parameters for harsh acceleration and harsh braking can be set and discussed with drivers at debrief sessions.


Making the most of our Driving Style Management module gives your managers unique in-cab visibility. By gathering information from a vehicle’s on board computer, managers can call up information on known fuel consumption issues, like harsh acceleration or the time a vehicle was left idling. Debriefing each driver and improved driver training where necessary, can make a substantial difference to fuel consumption – and therefore both environmental impact and the bottom line. It also means that training is exactly and efficiently targeted, reducing those costs as well.


Simply improving efficiency can cut down on miles run. TouchStar gives you the tools to choose the right resource for the job giving you an ‘as the crow flies’ distance coupled with an actual distance by road along with the ability to ring fence the places where your drivers should be – and highlight the places they shouldn’t.

Improving the use of your resources through better planning can also reduce mileage run. Our job management module offers you the ability to allocate the correct resource, with the correct driver to the required job and reduce empty running by planning jobs for return legs.

As an extension of this capability, our best-in-class partners allow us to be a one-stop-shop for extended services. TouchStar can recommend which product will be most suitable to your operation and deliver an integrated solution. So for example, implementing a scheduling package through us will deliver the ability to re-spin plans before problems arise saving fuel and time in the process.

Reducing turnaround time at a delivery improves the time your vehicles are on the road. By alerting when inbound vehicles are due, teams can be assembled and ready to unload when the vehicle arrives, reducing waiting time for drivers. For service calls or home delivery, a simple text message 20 minutes to the customer prior to arrival can reduce the number of failed calls.


What would the ability to see the location of your fleet, on a map, in real-time mean to your business? It could mean the ability to select and send the nearest engineer to a broken machine or check the progress of a delivery and thereby increase customer satisfaction. Whatever your reason, TouchStar’s vehicle tracking gives real-time visibility which helps you to increase efficiency, reduce mileage and reap the benefits of increased profit and customer satisfaction.


A number of KPIs can be set up in the TouchStar vehicle tracking system to help monitor specific corporate targets, from measures such as fuel usage and CO2 emission reduction to your company’s specific requirements. The reports produced allow you to track your fleet’s performance allowing you to strive towards your targets.


We may not have a crystal ball to foresee the future, but TouchStar has the next best thing – a leading analysis and reports system which helps you forecast your transport needs for forthcoming years. Our suite of reports deliver the information you need to identify current trends in vehicle usage and plan accordingly – in the way that’s right for your business.