ACFO Spring Seminar 2018 - Lets Explore Fleet Management for Today and Tomorrow
ACFO Spring Seminar - Lets Explore - Fleet Management for Today and Tomorrow to examine unprecedented fleet management change and help decision-makers plan for the future.
Fleet management is changing at an
unprecedented pace with new technologies, data usage and compliance to the
fore, which is why ACFO is turning the spotlight on ‘Let’s Explore: Fleet
Management for Today and Tomorrow’ at its annual spring seminar.
Industry experts will focus on a raft of
fleet challenges impacting on vehicle, driver and journey management at the
event, which is being held on 18th May at the Vox Conference Centre,
Resorts World, Birmingham, starting at 10am.
Pryor, chairman of ACFO, the UK’s premier fleet
decision-makers’ organisation, said: “Technological and digital advances are
changing the established face of fleet management as we have known it for many
“Change inevitably brings uncertainty and
while fleet managers should not be afraid of the advances being made, it is
essential that they understand how the ‘connected car’, business Mobility-as-a-Service
(BMaaS) and driver demands must be balanced against running a business-critical
vehicle fleet that is fit-for-purpose.
“What’s more, compliance is essential and
fleet managers remain concerned as to how the new General Data Protection
Regulation, which becomes effective on 25th May, will impact on
“The seminar will provide insight and
practical advice in specific areas effecting businesses and fleet
decision-makers now and in the future that will enable them to operate more
efficiently and effectively now, and plan better for the future.”
The spring seminar is being sponsored by
TomTom Telematics, a business unit of TomTom dedicated to fleet management,
vehicle telematics and connected car services, and Lex Autolease, the UK’s
largest contract hire and leasing company.Speakers include:
- Thomas Schmidt, managing director,
- Craig McNaughton, corporate
director, Lex Autolease
- Alex Matheson, lawyer at legal
and professional services firm Gordon Dadds
- Dr Lisa Dorn. associate professor
of driver behaviour and director Driving Research Group, Cranfield University
- George de Boer, leader of
connected car initiatives, TomTom Telematics
- John Sixsmith, fleet manager
Altodigital Networks, which runs a 161-strong car fleet equipped with TomTom
Telematics who will provide a view on efficiency, compliance and driver safety.
The event will conclude with a ‘Question
Time’ panel, chaired by Mr Pryor, with guests who will include: Chris Chandler,
principal consultant, Lex Autolease; and Justin Whitson, chief executive of
Fleetondemand, one of Europe’s BMaaS leaders.