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Van operators are being urged to safeguard their vehicles as new figures show a rise in keyless van theft in 2017.
Van and HGV contract hire firm Prohire has developed a dedicated portal to provide operators with secure, 24/7 access to vital data.
A new insurance policy that integrates front-facing CCTV and telematics has been upgraded to offer a multi-camera option.
RAM Tracking has helped Rilmac Group address issues with identifying the location of its remote workers and supporting them.
Delivery firm UPS has deployed a new smart grid solution that will help it switch its delivery fleet over completely to electric trucks.
IFC Fleet Services Group (IFC) has expanded its vehicle rental capabilities with the acquisition of daily rental provider Fownd for an undisclosed sum.
Paneltex is to introduce new temperature-controlled solutions for the home delivery and urban vehicle markets at this year’s CV Show.
The DVLA has introduced new guidelines on reporting Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) that could help professional drivers ensure they get treatment while continuing to drive for a living without posing risks.
Maxoptra automated multi drop vehicle routing and scheduling software is helping Nomique Seating to enhance its furniture delivery planning, transform its warehouse operation and reinvent customer communications.
ATS Euromaster has renewed its SafeContractor accreditation for the ninth consecutive year, ensuring it can continue to meet the health and safety requirements of a large number of UK businesses.
Visitors to this year’s CV Show will be offered live demonstrations of Truckman’s new pull-out drawer storage solution for pick-ups.
Renault Pro+ Commercial Vehicles is to mark its 20th appearance at the CV Show this year with one of the biggest displays at the show, including a showcase of the new Master Z.E.
Today’s Spring Statement has seen the Chancellor announce plans to consult over possible cuts to Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) to support uptake of low-emission vans.
New augmented reality and remote diagnostic tools that could significantly reduce repair times are being piloted at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles.
Latest innovations, including a new data collection app that scooped the Innovation in Mobile Comms title at this year’s Fleet World Honours, are to debut on Chevin’s stand at this year’s CV Show.
National retailer Wren Kitchens has bucked the trend for vehicle downsizing by switching from Renault Master vans to Isuzu Forward 7.5-tonne rigids.
Phil Morris has joined Axis Fleet Management as a new business development and key accounts manager.
Bristol City Council is assessing different options for deploying a clean air zone in the city to tackle illegal levels of air pollution.
Commercial vehicle wash systems manufacturer Brendeck has optimised its service operation productivity after deploying mobile apps from BigChange.
Jamie Watson has joined Intelligent Telematics as field operations manager with a remit to oversee the engineering team responsible for fleet installations.
SsangYong is targeting small business owner-drivers with its new Musso pickup, which claims SUV-derived refinement and equipment levels in addition to the outgoing model’s capacity and pulling power.
Venson and the Freight Transport Association (FTA) are to provide a series of training sessions offering best practice and a qualification for fleet managers with the Certificate of Excellence.
Visitors to next month’s CV Show will be able to check out Trakm8’s new self-install vehicle tracking system for vans and cars; Trakm8 Prime, as well as its RH600 4G telematics camera.
Three-quarters (76%) of drivers have not completed the full 35 hours CPC training required of them by 2019, with nearly half of drivers (49%) still at least 14 hours short.
FORS has frozen its membership subscription and audit fees for 2018 , marking the third year in succession that members benefit from a price freeze.
Property management and development specialist, the Sovini Group is rolling out Lightfoot’s driver behaviour solution across its fleet of 170 commercial vehicles after a trial demonstrated the technology’s safety and fuel-saving benefits.
Marshall Fleet Solutions (MFS) is driving its customer service focus with a new ICE (Improved Customer Experience) initiative that brings a number of new innovations.
Plumbing World is utilising the latest cloud-based multi drop routing and scheduling solution from Maxoptra to help expand its delivery operation.
A new online service that could save SMEs up to 30% on maintenance and repair costs is to debut from FleetCheck at this year’s CV Show.
The ICFM is expecting to see record attendance at its 2018 conference, which will put the focus on future fleet fuels and the emissions dilemma.