Specialist fleet management provider Essential Fleet Services (EFS) has adopted r2c Online's digital platform for fleet and workshop management.

Following a competitive tender process, r2c Online was awarded a long-term contract to provide technology to manage fleet and workshop compliance for Essential Fleet's HCV, LCV and specialist vehicle fleet.

Anthony Doherty, IT director at EFS, said: 'We are investing in our business platform to ensure we move even further ahead of our competitors in delivery of the best customer service in the industry. r2c forms a cornerstone of this platform and allows tight integration with our in-house systems.

'The r2c platform offers a comprehensive feature list designed from the ground up for the commercial vehicle industry by experts who know the industry.

'We have found working with the team at r2c to be a pleasure, they really are a business partner who take the time to listen and understand our needs and are supporting our growth'

Using r2c Online's solutions, Essential Fleet can use one digital toolkit for a fully optimised fleet, using features such as SMR e-procurement, digital job tracking, defect management and maintenance planning. These and more will ensure Essential's customer fleets remain fully compliant.

Nick Walls, managing director at r2c Online, said: 'We are delighted to have Essential Fleet on board and to be helping them transform their fleet operations'