Although the Chancellor decided to postpone the August 3p fuel duty rise, which would have added to the cost base of all businesses operating vehicles, it was only a postponement until January 2013.
Whether the Chancellor goes ahead with the 2013 rise is another matter. However, it does provide some additional breathing space for companies to focus on fuel cost-reducing strategies.
Experience tells us that it is highly unlikely for fuel prices to become less expensive. This White Paper explores some of those strategies.