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Indian Air Force to use Fleet Card to draw fuel on the move

With the advent of the Fleet Cards, IAF convoys now will be able to draw fuel from the vast network of retail fuel distributors across the country

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Ajai Shukla New Delhi
Taking a major step towards effective management of fuel logistics for Indian Air Force (IAF) convoys on the move, the Air Force has introduced a “Fleet Card - Fuel on Move” for its varied fleet of vehicles.

Currently, IAF convoys on the move — say from Jaisalmer to Pathankot — procure fuel for their vehicles from various IAF-linked agencies and stores that fall en route, or from IAF establishments and air bases that they pass through. That constrains road mobility, forcing IAF convoys to necessarily stop at pre-stocked agencies that they pass through.

With the advent of the Fleet Cards, IAF convoys

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First Published: Mar 29 2022 | 6:03 AM IST

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