Case Studies

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March 2016

Where you cut fleet expenditure makes a real difference.  Depreciation makes up 50% of all light fleet vehicle costs so targeting fleet size first makes sense.

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9 September 2015

Vehicle booking systems are often assumed to be a reliable data source on which to determine optimal fleet size.  Until now, no one has actually run the numbers to verify that this is true.

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26 August 2011

True best practice implementation using GPS data and a change-management focus saves more than $1 million in fleet cost savings to date and $146,000 in projected ongoing annual savings.

News and Articles

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AfMA FleetDrive - Issue 30 - August 2021

BFO  discusses why fleet 'Big Data' is often collected but is not actionable without the right tools.

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Automotive Digest, September, 2014

BFO client Kevin McEwan, the Melbourne Health Service Transport Manager was named 2014 Australasian Fleet Manager of the Year.  Kevin worked with BFO to implement strategies to improve utilization.

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11 April 2016

“Australian government departments hold more than 17,000 surplus vehicles that cost the taxpayer $12.3 million each month in avoidable waste” says Derrick Bishop, BFO Global Managing Director.

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International Fleet World, September 2014

Permanent telematics installations do not always provide the information required and can carry a high cost. Are there alternatives? John Kendall talks to Derrick Bishop, BFO Global Managing Director.

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21 March 2011

Fleet Right-Sizing using a 5-week GPS based vehicle utilization audit is the new best practice to optimize fleet size and operations.  Learn more about BFO and our innovations and vision.

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Fleet Management Weekly, 4 September 2012

Learn more about vehicle fleet right-sizing through this Fleet Management Weekly interview with Grace Appleton from Bishop Fleet Optimization.

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December 2011

Bishop Fleet Optimization, a world leader in fleet utilisation and audit services, has offices in Australia, New Zealand and the United States. Government News spoke to Derrick Bishop, BFO founder and Global Managing Director, about the key trends in fleet management.

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Otago Daily Times, 22 Mar 2010

Vehicle use by Otago District Health Board staff is being monitored to assess its efficiency, a move which could lead to annual savings of about $100,000.