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NRS Healthcare to enhance delivery slot service with routing and scheduling software

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NRS Healthcare is responding to customer demand for tighter delivery and collection windows by deploying Paragon’s routing and scheduling software.

SHB awards 176-van deal to Fiat

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Vehicle hire and management company SHB has taken delivery of 176 Fiat Professional vans for rental across the UK.

Early introduction of ULEZ to severely disadvantage SMEs

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Plans by the Mayor of London to introduce an Ultra Low Emission Zone in central London from 2019 will heavily impact on SMEs, according to the Freight Transport Association (FTA).

ULEZ-style schemes should be rolled out across UK, says London mayor

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Meeting UK legal pollution limits will necessitate the nationwide rollout of a diesel scrappage scheme and low emission zones.

Nexus streamlines damage resolution

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Corporate vehicle rental provider Nexus is rolling out a new damage resolution system to cut timescales and enhance its service.

Selsia introduces mobile repair service for fleets

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Selsia has launched a nationwide, centrally managed mobile repair service for cars, vans and heavy commercial vehicles.

Van selling prices fall but conversion rates rise in March

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Average selling prices for vans fell at Manheim in March although the speed of van sales rose.

March van registrations suffer first fall in five years

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UK van registrations saw a slight downturn in March, with a marked decrease for smaller vehicles.

Early introduction of London Ultra Low Emission Zone to impact diesels

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Diesel vehicles that do not meet Euro 6 standards are to be impacted under plans by the Mayor of London for the early introduction of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ).

Former Audi head of fleet joins Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has appointed James Douglas as head of sales operations, effective from June.

Farm supplier crops mileage and delivery costs with Maxoptra

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Agricultural merchant Zantra is implementing dynamic route planning and scheduling software from Maxoptra to manage deliveries of its crop protection solutions.

FORS Gold membership increases 49% in 2016

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FORS, the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme, has published its 2016 Annual Review, showing significant expansion for the scheme over the past year, including a rise in membership.

Flogas renews tyre deal with ATS Euromaster

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Flogas Britain Ltd has once more named ATS Euromaster as the primary tyre service provider across its 500-strong fleet.

DVSA to target vehicle and driver enforcement under five-year strategy

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The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is to increase its work in enforcement while also establishing an ‘Earned Recognition’ type scheme for commercial vehicle operators under its five-year strategy.

ProVision Vehicle Cameras offers FORS members 10% discount

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ProVision Vehicle Cameras is offering discounts on its cameras and recording systems to FORS (Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme) members after becoming a FORS Associate.

DVLA to improve services for fleets under three-year vision

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The DVLA has published its strategic plan for the next three years, including improving services for corporate customers and enhancing fitness-to-drive notifications as well as becoming a hub for digital motoring and tackling Vehicle … Read More »

Towing capacity increases for SsangYong Musso pickup

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SsangYong’s Musso pickup now offers a 3.5 tonne towing capacity following approval by the UK Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA).

Driver Hire’s eLearning module awarded FORS approval

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FORS, the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme, has included Driver Hire’s module on vulnerable road users as part of the FORS Professional training.

Fraikin secures exclusive leasing deal for cleaner refrigeration tech

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Clean fuel specialist Perpetual V2G has awarded Fraikin an exclusive deal to lease a new battery system to power refrigeration units fitted to 3.5-tonne LCVs.

Mobile network providers urged to help fleets minimise driver distraction

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UK mobile network providers could play a vital role in helping fleets minimise driver distraction by banning mobile phone use behind the wheel.

Fleets adopting routing and scheduling software for efficiency gains

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Improved efficiency and customer service are driving fleet adoption of routing and scheduling software more than cost-saving gains.

Rygor Commercials appoints new business development manager

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Dawn Smith has joined the team at Mercedes-Benz dealer group Rygor Commercials as business development manager.

Business benefits of Hubio Fleet to come under focus at CV Show

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Telematics specialist Hubio Fleet is to provide an insight at the CV Show into how telematics can provide fleets with a safer and more efficient way to monitor their drivers.

Harrods deploys Nissan e-NV200 electric van for delivery fleet

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Harrods has taken delivery of a Nissan e-NV200 100 years since it first added an electric van to its fleet.

Insurance experts to look at how technologies can reduce premiums at Microlise event

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Leading experts from the insurance industry will address the issue of fleet technologies, risk and premiums at the forthcoming Microlise Transport Conference.

Extended opening hours available across Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles network

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is now running extended opening hours across its entire network of 72 Van Centres and 24 Authorised Repairers.

Technician fleet halves call-out times with help of WEBFLEET

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City Fuel Services has slashed average waiting times for stranded motorists who have misfuelled with the help of WEBFLEET from TomTom Telematics.

Catering food supplier opts for greener refrigeration from Hubbard

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Clitheroe and Huddersfield-based Total Foodservice Solutions has deployed refrigeration units from Hubbard in line with its environmental ethos.

Safety checks still vital for back-up vans, warns FleetCheck

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Businesses running back-up vans to their main fleet without applying normal health and safety rules are being warned of the dangers.

Arval to provide practical van advice in CV Show ‘Consultancy Corner’

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Arval is to host a ‘Consultancy Corner’ at this year’s CV Show to provide practical advice on the latest van-related challenges for operators.