JMHC Logistics has commissioned a fleet of 33 Vito vans, marking the first time it’s owned vehicles from Mercedes-Benz.
Artisan Hire Centre, which provides tool and small plant hire in the South and South West, has deployed two brand new 7.5-tonne Isuzu rigids.
Ford’s scrappage scheme for pre-Euro 5 vans and cars is to run into the first quarter of 2018.
Next week is set to be the busiest this year for the home delivery sector with the average distance travelled by home delivery vehicles in this period to increase 20%.
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Green delivery firm Gnewt Cargo has extended its electric vehicle fleet with 15 zero-emission Voltia vans based on the Nissan e-NV200 as it trials the increased capacity and efficiency provided by the vehicles.
A more grown-up business ethos is seeing an increasing number of van operators revise both their vehicle acquisition and operation practices, according to Vans4Lease.co.uk
Air ground support specialist Mallaghan Engineering Ltd has become the first firm in Ireland to purchase the new MAN TGE.
Connect Plus Services has deployed four Iveco 7.2-tonne Daily chassis cabs for its maintenance works around the M25.
AfterCare Response, which maintains and repairs commercial vehicle bodies and ancillaries, is to spearhead its drive for new business under an inaugural appointment.
Investor in Customers (IIC) has awarded RAM Tracking its ‘Gold’ level accreditation for exceptional customer excellence for a third time.
Downwell Group has reduced its annual insurance premiums by 20% and cut the number of accidents on its mixed fleet thanks to connected vehicle cameras.
ScottishPower has seen significant improvements in fuel efficiency and idling after deploying driver behaviour technology from Trakm8.
Users of the FordPass mobility app can now access a new UK-wide hourly van hire feature, available 24/7 through Hertz and intended to facilitate the transportation of bulky home purchases.
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Businesses are calling for clarity on the Government’s work on Clean Air Zones as new research reveals many fleets are in the dark as to current plans.
Stockport-based brewer Frederick Robinson has deployed its first-ever Isuzu on its dray fleet, bringing a number of operational benefits.
Members of the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) will be able to offer drivers a reward scheme for meeting safety targets under a new partnership between FORS and Lightfoot.
Light commercial vehicle registrations declined 11.1% in November, marking the third consecutive monthly fall.
The 2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter will bring a holistic approach to van operations, offering latest connectivity to bring an integrated system solution along with an all-electric version to follow.
Royal Mail’s trials of fully electric trucks are to come under focus at next May’s Microlise Transport Conference as the organisation continues to explore plans for widescale adoption of EVs.
Ford has revealed its updated Transit Connect and Courier LCVs, which will get updated engines and styling as well as new driver assistance technologies when they launch next year.
Essential Fleet Services and Go Plant have now merged into Go Plant Fleet Services Ltd following Essential’s acquisition of Go Plant in the summer.
Truckman’s commercial pick-up truck canopy range for the Nissan Navara now features a new Classic hardtop, designed as the most secure Truckman Classic to date.
Clancy Group, parent company of contractor Clancy Docwra, has become the latest Business Champion for the Driving for Better Business Campaign in recognition of its work to drive down collisions and improve costs.
2018 should bring a steady year of growth for the van leasing and rental sector, with industry regulation unlikely and continued diesel dominance a strong certainty.
Mercedes-Benz van operators in Devon will be able to access sales and servicing through a new van centre in Exeter from next year following the appointment of Snows Motor Group to the dealer network.
Mercedes’ forthcoming X-Class has gained a five-star rating in Euro NCAP testing, earning some of the highest-ever results for the pick-up sector.
New initiatives intended to cut pollution from deliveries and generally improve air quality are being trialled in various London boroughs with the help of new funding.
Opting for a coloured van can bring about a used value premium of up to nearly 7% compared to equivalent white vans, according to new research from Cap HPI.