FPS Membership benefits and services

If you wish to know more about the FPS, contact us to arrange a meeting to go through your companies specific needs.

  • BUPA Health Care Scheme – Tailor made schemes to suit individual or company needs. FPS members are eligible to join if uninsured or already insured. For more information contact Linda Tresidder on 01295 780806 or email: linda.tresidder@pch.uk.com, also for further information please click here
  • FPS Business Support - Free and unlimited telephone support for FPS Members covering Employment law, HR, Health and Safety, Legal Issues, Tax and VAT and access to thousands of supporting documents online. This service would cost Members >£1000 to access themselves.
  • FPS Members extranet - Members area of the FPS website containing industry specific documents, FPS calendar of events and meetings, and the ability to update your company's contacts and details.
  • Credit Information – exclusive rates for FPS members for credit checks on limited and non-limited companies through Graydon UK Ltd.
  • Depot Certification – third party accreditation of your depot, covering health, safety, environment and relevant oil industry regulations, together with invaluable confidential expert guidance on areas for improvement.
  • Discounts – members receive discounts on a range of products and services.
  • Downstream – the magazine for the oil distribution industry covering the latest news, views, new products and current issues.  Downstream is free to FPS members and available by subscription to non-members.
  • Driver Training – FPS is an approved training centre and offers courses specifically developed for the industry. These include ADR, CPC, PDP and bespoke company courses such as the depot manager's course and PTW.
  • Admail Service – our ‘admail’ alerting service has many uses.  Information is  sent digitally to all our members, or selected member groups, it can be used for selling or finding goods and services and for providing instant alerts on matters such as fraud or theft.
  • FPS EXPO – the event for the oil distribution industry.  An ideal opportunity for that all important networking and seeing the latest technology and equipment.
  • FPS Logos – as an FPS member, you can use the FPS logos on your stationery.  In addition members may use the Accredited Distributor or Accredited Supplier logos depending on their membership grade.
  • Fuel Certification Scheme – our scheme is crucial for maintaining the condition of your fuel.  It measures fuel degradation, water content, cleanness as well as identifying the optimum time for any maintenance or fuel remediation services.
  • Guide to Good Practice – Comprising a depot handbook, driver’s handbook, office handbook, depot maintenance schedule and other useful documents, the Guide is provided in hard copy and some parts are also available to download direct from the website.  Together, these provide a guide to legislation and operating within it.
  • Hazardgram Service – Alerts of unsafe delivery points sent digitally to members.
  • Industry Market Information – FPS members receive a special 50% discount on ‘Rate Information Services’, the daily service which monitors prices.  For further information please call Basil Shrourou 01635  528862.
  • Insurance -  schemes tailor-made for the industry through OAMPS (UK) Ltd, the oil distributors’ insurance specialists.
  • Legislation –updates on new and draft legislation affecting the industry.
  • Membership Directory – updated regularly, the directory contains details of all FPS member companies.  It is only available to FPS members and can be downloaded from the members’ zone on the FPS website.
  • On-line Credit Checker – an online secure system that can be interrogated at any time for up to date debtor information on the basis of either name or postcode.
  • Regional Meetings – Updated and upgraded the FPS run a network of regional meetings to develop communications with and between members.
  • Surveys – topical surveys on, for example, sources of supply, drivers’ wages etc.
  • Technical Advice – Tony Brown is our Technical Manager with over 30 years’ experience in the industry.
  • Technical Services – Our technical manager can carry out Depot Mini Audits, DGSA Audit Reports & Compliance Checks, O Licence Compliance Checks, Workshop Audits, Vehicle Compliance Audits and Health & Safety Audits.
  • Website – free access to the Members’ Zone and links to www.fpsonline.co.uk.


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