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Natalie Middleton

Volkswagen vans chosen for conservatory installation service

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SolarFrame Direct has taken delivery of eight new Crafter panel vans and five Caddy panel vans to support its conservatory installation service.

Energy giant places major order for Transit Customs

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

British energy supplier SSE is to deploy 507 Ford Transit Customs this year as part of its nationwide smart meter roll-out programme.

Trad Midlands Scaffolding Contractor switches to Isuzu

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Trad Midlands Scaffolding Contractor (formerly MTD Midlands) has deployed the first Isuzus on its fleet to drive efficiency and compliance.

FORS Members’ Conference to address issue of compliance

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The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme’s (FORS) second members’ conference will focus on ‘legal, contractual and FORS compliance’ and encourage delegates to review how their business tackles compliance issues.

Maxoptra tools enable delivery customers to access live order updates

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Delivery customers can now ‘self-serve’ order information to access real-time updates on tracking and ETA notifications with new Website Widgets from Maxoptra.

Admiral appoints NWS for van deal

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Admiral Insurance has signed up National Windscreen Services (NWS) to provide automotive glazing services for its van book of business on an exclusive basis.

Free guide to vinyl wrapping could save fleets money

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Vehicle graphics specialist RGVA has created a free guide to vinyl wrapping that it says could help save businesses thousands of pounds.

Dual-clutch transmission added to Renault Kangoo line-up

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Renault has introduced its Efficient Dual Clutch (EDC) automatic transmission to the Kangoo range.

UK Fuels network expands

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Fuel card provider UK Fuels has expanded its UK Fuels network to cover more than 2,250 sites – up by more than 10% in the last 18 months.

Latest camera footage exonerates van drivers

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Intelligent Telematics has released a number of recent videos to demonstrate how footage from its connected camera solutions is helping companies defend against claims and help prove liability.

Online deliveries help van traffic levels hit new record high

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Van traffic on Great Britain’s roads has continued to rise over the last year with the increase credited to rising online deliveries.

ProVision launches free Fleet Risk Assessment Tool for commercial fleets

1 month ago / 0 comments

Provision, which specialises in vehicle camera and tracking solutions, has launched a free Fleet Risk Assessment Tool to help fleets rate their level of compliance, safety and reporting risk.

FTA to recognise logistics innovations with new awards

1 month ago / 0 comments

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has launched its logistics awards intended to recognise industry excellence and leadership.

Volkswagen Crafter joins Europcar commercial fleet

1 month ago / 0 comments

Europcar UK has added 170 new Volkswagen Crafter panel vans to its commercial fleet.

Fresh produce grower expands deliveries with Maxoptra

1 month ago / 0 comments

Isle of Wight-based firm The Tomato Stall is expanding its deliveries across the country using dynamic route planning and scheduling software from Maxoptra.

Tribunal tax decision could have ramifications for double-cab picks ups

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Accountancy firm RSM is warning that double cab pick-ups could face increased taxes following a recent tribunal decision.

Used van market hotting up as industry readies for Christmas deliveries

1 month ago / 0 comments

Demand and prices for used 3.5-tonne panel vans are already showing signs of increase as the delivery market ramps up for the festive season.

New digital magazine brings everything van fleets need to know

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The first-ever issue of Van Fleet World iD digital magazine has gone live, delivering everything that decision-makers need to run essential van fleets.

VRA meeting to spotlight impact of clean air legislation on van sector

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Government air quality plans as well as other current and future issues affecting the commercial vehicle market are to come under focus at the September meeting of the Vehicle Remarketing Association.

Travel carbon-neutral to this year’s FORS Members Conference

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Delegates travelling to the 2017 FORS Members Conference will have their carbon emissions offset with the help of BP Target Neutral.