Fleet Management

Operating in the car rental market or working in fleet management?

Fuel costs and vehicle maintenance keeping you awake at night?

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Keeping your fleet running safely, reliably and economically is a priority, no matter how big your business.

Improving the fuel economy of your vehicles by less than 0.5km per litre could save you more than $100 per vehicle for vehicles travelling 33,000km a year at current prices, and more than $180 if your vehicles travel 55,000km.

Simply fixing an out of tune engine can improve vehicle mileage by an average 4 per cent, or up to 40 per cent for more serious problems.

Why does fuel storage matter?

Knowing the fuel that goes into your fleet vehicles is properly stored and as fresh as possible is essential to your efficiency and your bottom line – but it can be a difficult variable to control when cars are being refuelled at multiple locations.

When you’re buying fuel off-site drivers might not always have access to the best quality fuel at the best price, and monitoring quality can be a near-impossible task.

A bad batch of fuel can make a critical difference, and is one of the most common causes of breakdown in fleet vehicles.

On-site storage: the benefits

Storing your fuel on-site is one way to take control of fuel quality, as well as making it easy to monitor consumption and quickly pick up any maintenance issues with particular vehicles before they become major problems.

Ideally, you’ll choose a storage option that allows you to turn your fuel supply over while it’s fresh while still giving you the flexibility and capacity to buy when the price is right – making significant cost savings.

On-site fuel storage means you can minimise problems caused by contamination from water and particulates or diesel bugs.

Fuel destabilised by any of these factors will spoil quickly, and can lead to other problems.

Other operational issues caused by contaminated fuel

Poor starting or failure to start

Reduced availability of operational equipment

Poor or rough idle, reducing efficiency

Inc​reased consumption

Excessive smoke and emissions

Tank integrity – keeping fuel contained

In the past, the worry of keeping fuel contained in line with State and Federal environmental legislation has put some fleet managers off the idea of on-site storage.

After all, leaks in tanks or faulty valves and fittings can not only cost you thousands in lost fuel, but could also mean hefty clean-up bills under environmental legislation.

Fortunately, those issues have been addressed with the growing availability of self-bunded tanks which have a double wall for fuel containment, revolutionising refuelling options for business.

refuelling station. Thrifty Car Rentals - Brisbane Airport

Thrifty Car Rentals - Brisbane Airport

The integrated second tank wall not only eliminates the need for expensive and inflexible external bunding work but dramatically improves the probability of being able to recover your fuel in a useable condition in case of a spill.

As an added bonus, the tanks are fully transportable, so can be installed easily on site and transported between operational bases as your fleet movements and needs change.

Better control over the quality of fuel your vehicles use, and efficient systems to monitor individual consumption, can help you avoid expensive breakdowns and maintenance issues and ensure your fleet runs at maximum fuel efficiency, minimising maintenance costs and maximising safety and performance.

We created our unique range of self bunded fuel storage tanks to cover all aspects of fuel compliance so "YOU" don't have to.

BLOC TANKS

1,000 litres - 6,000 litres

A smaller more mobile storage solution for small to intermediate fuel storage requirements

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(Tank Sizes)

1,000L

2,500L

4,500L

6,000L

10,000L

Customer Product Satisfaction

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BLOC Tanks

THE BLOC RANGE of tanks are designed for applications where small to medium amounts of fuel storage is required. They are our most popular range because of their compact sizes, flexibility and the ease at which they can be moved or transported.

Below are refuelling examples of a BLOC 4500 Tank for a range of common commercial vehicles.

GRANDE TANKS

12,000 litres - 68,000 litres

The "Big Boys" of our product range.

Large efficient fuel storage solutions for operators with lots of equipment using large amounts of fuel annually

(Tank Sizes)

12,000L

30,000L

68,000L

Customer Product Satisfaction

69,000 bunded diesel tank

Grande Tanks

The Grande Tank Range is for the big operators that move at scale. Large volumes of fuel required to drive a large fleet of vehicles and equipment. These tanks have a self contained pump bay that is spec'd out to suit your exact requirement.

These tanks offer a great drag and drop solution with all internal fit-out done off site.

12,000 litre fuel storage tank installation. Thrifty Rentals, Brisbane Airport

12,000 litre Grande Tank installation. Thrifty Rentals, Brisbane Airport

Big commercial operators that use tens of thousands of litres of fuel over peak periods are well suited to the GRANDE offering. Remember no underground works required here. Drag and drop. Job done.

Both the BLOC and GRANDE tank range are compatible with multiple fuel types

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FES TANKS Solutions

1,000 litres - 68,000 litres

Custom built 'solutions' to improve your business operations on the ground

At FES, our industry experts have the knowledge to help you make the most of the fuel that keeps your fleet running, using the latest in storage and stabilising products and integrated fuel management systems.

Our storage solutions for fleet managers include:

Using Water-finding paste as part of a regular tank maintenance routine. This will help detect water in your fuel supply which can then be drained out before it causes problems like fuel degradation, tank damage or bug growth.

Our Biocide for diesel fuel will help keep your fuel fresh and stable for longer and reduce the potential for damage to critical machinery.

Fuel management systems to monitor storage levels, fuel usage and fuel efficiency as well as integrate with other business monitoring systems.

We stock a range of motion sensor black flash security camera options designed to catch fuel thieves in the act and help you keep your supply safe.

Self-bunded Australian Certified Block and Grande Tanks, meaning no expensive underground spills and fully transportable as fleet operations change.

Other benefits include:

Significant time savings as refuelling is now done on-site rather than staff going down to the local service station to fill up.

Greater control over refuelling on-site reduces the risk of employees filling the vehicle with the wrong product type. 

The wrong fuel in the wrong car can lead to expensive repair bills and reduce fleet numbers.

We offer a custom 'design and build' solution on our entire range of tanks.

Whatever your challenge on site, we guaranteed to deliver your business operational and financial savings over the long term.

100% MONEY BACK GUARANTEE


So confident in our product we are offering a 100% FES manufacturers guarantee across our entire tank range. Your FES TANK is warranted to the original user against defects in workmanship or materials under normal use for a period of 24 months* after purchase date.

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About Fuel Equipment Specialists Tanks

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We have created both beautiful and practical working solutions for operators who required cost savings through efficient large-scale fuel storage solutions. We can do the same for you.....

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