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Decarbonising Commercial Vehicles WEBINAR - 9th March

As fleets expand from EVs to small-medium trucks and HGVs, tech trials gather pace. Join this online discussion group for a conversation on what is being done to support the future of net zero commercial travel and find out what you need to be doing now to keep your commercial fleet on the road, within cost and within government timeline parameters.

Topics to consider; what is the business case for switching to an EV/decarbonised commercial fleet and who can help?


10.15 Waiting Room Open
10.30 WELCOME and webinar overview
Kate Armitage, GREENFLEET Ambassador
  Poll 1
10.35 How to manage your EV fleet
Simon West-Oliver, Director of Sales/Business Development, AssetWorks
10.45 Decarbonising Commercial Fleets
Olly Craughn, Head of Sustainability, DPDgroup UK
  Poll 2
10.55 Decarbonising Commercial Vehicles
Richard Parker, Webfleet UKI EV Lead, Bridgestone Mobility Solutions
  Poll 3
11.05 Street Fleet - your partner in electrification
Murray Sirel, Electric Vehicle Consultant, Gemserv
11.15 Live Q and A
11.45 Event Close

Event timings and speakers are subject to change


Kate Armitage

Host & GREENFLEET Ambassador
Kate specialises in Electric Vehicles, Recharging Infrastructure and Energy Retailing and was the first recipient of the GREENFLEET EV Champion Award in 2014.

Simon West-Oliver

Sales Director, AssetWorks
Simon West-Oliver has over 30 years of experience in the fleet industry. He pioneered some of the early telemetry solutions as well as launched several software solutions to help organisations acquire, manage, maintain, and dispose of fleet assets in a timely and efficient manner. Simon’s wealth of experience in delivering solutions to the complex leasing assets marketplace helped define the best practices required to embrace the new era of automotive management that is shifting from, “Horsepower” To “Computing Power”, where data is the 21st Century oil.

Olly Craughan

Head of CSR, DPDgroup
Olly has been with DPD since 2012, joining as a Depot General Manager, where he ran the DPD Lincoln site covering one of the largest territories in the network and delivering 13,000 parcels per day.

Murray Sirel

Electric Vehicle Consultant, Gemserv
Motivated to drive the transition to a low carbon transportation system, Murray works closely with clients and investors, building new partnerships, products, and services that commercially benefit the industry and help to accelerate the UK towards Net Zero.

Richard Parker

Richard Parker, Bridgestone Mobility Solutions’ EV expert
Bridgestone Mobility Solutions’ EV expert Richard Parker has over 20 years’ experience in the fleet industry and specialises in improving fleet performance through data and digital solutions. In his position, he aids fleets in successfully navigating the transition to more eco-friendly transport solutions. Recently, he was listed in GreenFleet’s 100 Most Influential for fleet sustainability for the second consecutive year, indicating his devotion to reducing carbon emissions and advocating for sustainability in all his endeavours.

*Speakers are subject to possible change – please come back regularly for updates



Fleet Management Software Specialists  
From fleet management to telematics, AssetWorks has spent over 40 years perfecting its cloud-based technology to provide an outstanding commitment to safety, sustainability, and integration. AssetWorks Fleet ecosystems help organisations control every interaction within the fleet management journey; from drivers inspecting their vehicles to managers analysing full lifetime costs. AssetWorks strives to help fleets transition sustainably – whether that is decarbonisation, mobility management or embracing the circular economy – our experts understand the future of fleets.


Webfleet is Bridgestone’s globally trusted fleet management solution and was recently named 2022 European Commercial Fleet Telematics Company of the Year by Frost & Sullivan. Webfleet is trusted by over 60,000 businesses across the world use it to improve fleet efficiency, support drivers, boost safety, stay complaint and work more sustainably. For more than 20 years it has been empowering fleet managers with data-driven insights that help them optimise their operations.


Street Fleet is a group of likeminded businesses that have come together to help fleets go electric with confidence whilst ensuring smooth business operations once electrified. Through the use of telematics, fully funded charging solutions and innovative thinking, we believe that no vehicle will be left behind in the transition to electric.