Managing Transport & Logistics Energy Costs
At Trident, we understand the problems faced by businesses in the transport and logistics sector, often operating multiple sites spread throughout the UK, each with different energy profiles and cost structures. Keeping on top of growing environmental legislation and meeting customers’ expectations, all require you to operate sustainably & responsibly. The challenges can be both time consuming and costly.
At Trident we help to protect your profit margins and reputation, by improving cost control, reducing carbon consumption and ensuring you stay compliant.
We currently work with several UK based transport and logistics companies, delivering a full suite of energy management services that provide tangible benefits for each. We can help you obtain levy rebates & maximise subsidies, add resilience and cut carbon via efficiency measures and self-generation, and did we mention the legislation? Let us take the strain and hassle away from dealing with all that red tape!
What our clients think
Trident has delivered savings on two levels – firstly by demonstrating expert timing of the signature of our utility contract, thereby providing extremely rates at a low point in the market, and also by identifying substantial savings, both backdated and ongoing, that our previous consultant had missed.Adrian Etchells ACA MAAT - Finance Director - J E Hartley
Lower energy output for shop floor lighting in River Island
Smart Buyer Energy Management Solution
Provides a three-year forward forecast of energy costs based on live market data and detailed evaluation of non-commodity charges. In addition access to a market pricing hub is provided; ‘Trade Charts’ highlight the volume of energy purchased; performance is charted against pre-agreed caps and targets and access to historic invoices is available, with a PDF copy available for download.
‘Smart Buyer’ solution
We help our Retail and Finance clients reduce costs at over 15,000 locations. A typical ‘Smart Buyer’ solution for clients in this sector would include:
Our verification process and supporting software enable our expert cost analysis team to process your invoices efficiently as well as ensuring complete accuracy.
Saving you time and significant administrative hassle, we will manage all invoice queries directly with your appointed energy suppliers, recovering overcharges where required. Our bespoke query reporting will also ensure that you are kept informed.
We can provide you with the expertise that you require in order to evaluate and implement the sustainable energy options available for your business. We are dedicated to helping our customers to contribute to a greener and more sustainable future.
Expert advice and project management assistance to drive down unnecessary energy consumption. Your assigned efficiency advisor will provide all the support and advice required, together with the ability to undertake detailed on-site audits and a full report detailing the potential opportunities to reduce energy usage and save money.
A dedicated member of our Compliance Team will ensure that you comply with legislation, where required and maintain the appropriate documentation. Trident will provide the expert advice you need in order to firstly establish whether or not legislation impacts on your business and then support you in ensuring compliance. Accredited CIBSE Low Carbon Consultants, we can deliver support across a wide range of compliance requirements such as CCA’s, CRC. EUETS, ESOS, TM44, DEC’s, ISO50001 etc.
Energy Focus Group
We can establish an Energy Focus Group to meet on a quarterly basis and to ensure that all areas of energy cost reduction are considered and reviewed regularly. Typically the Energy Focus group would involve key stakeholders from your business (Financial Director, Procurement Manager, Engineering / Facilities Manager, Environmental Manager etc.), together with the appropriate expert team from Trident.
Fully managed smart meter roll out to enable you to benefit from more accurate billing and the ability to scrutinise your energy usage patterns and implement efficiency measures, where practical.
A comprehensive portfolio management service, ensuring that your site portfolio is accurately maintained, supply contracts are rationalised, terminations issued as required and site acquisitions, disposals and changes are handled on your behalf.
Our Pulse platform provides all your portfolio and budget information in one place so that you don’t need to go searching through spreadsheets, invoices and e-mails to understand what’s happening with your energy spend and portfolio. Pulse gives you control over:
- The price you pay for energy & water
- Budget forecasting
- Synchronise your budget forecast to a long-term procurement strategy
- Forecast the impact of every price change over 3 years to give you control over when to buy
- Portfolio changes and your sites contractual position
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We are specialists in all types of commercial energy. Speak to us today to see how our unique 360° service can benefit your business and individual needs reducing energy costs and optimise energy efficiency.