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Construction company Walter Lilly is working to sets new standards for its supply chain by championing the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS).
The new van market got off to a positive start in 2017 but registrations for 4x4s and rigids declined, latest figures show.
A fresh call has been made for the Government to introduce fast-track medical treatment for vocational drivers suffering from Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (OSAS).
Hubio Fleet has added a live traffic display to the online dashboard for its tracking solution.
Amey has signed up Selsia to centrally manage accident repairs for its mixed fleet.
Mercedes-Benz Vans has opened a reservation service for its forthcoming X-Class pickup, which it says is seeing “phenomenal early demand”.
The Government is being urged not to include vans amongst plans to extend the first MoT to four years due to safety concerns.
Controlling the cost of servicing and maintenance is the top concern for almost two-thirds (64%) of businesses when choosing LCVs.
Lightfoot and Allianz Insurance are launching a new initiative to reward fleet drivers who improve their performance behind the wheel.
Vanarama has introduced new multi-year van insurance policies for its leasing customers, said to be an industry first.
The Freight Transport Association has teamed up with Mercedes-Benz Vans and dealer Northside Truck & Van to present the first of a planned series of briefings on compliance and safety.
Rab Jackson has joined Northern Ireland dealer Mercedes-Benz Truck & Van (NI) as group service manager.
Nexus vehicle rental bookings saw a record rise last year, with particular growth seen over the festive period.
Members of the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) can now receive a 20% discount off list prices for OnGo Work Desk, a product produced by Hillo Software.
Truckman has launched its latest hardtop for the new Toyota Hilux, comprising a single and extra cab version of the Truckman Classic.
2017 will bring increased fleet use of ‘big data’, including CPC and tacho data, to enhance compliance and road safety, according to the Association For Driving Licence Verification (ADLV).
Gilgen Door Systems UK Ltd has ordered a further 24 vans from Volkswagen as it pushes ahead with plans to replace its entire fleet with the brand.
UK e-retailer WorldStores has deployed Maxoptra dynamic delivery route planning software to optimise its nationwide home delivery service.
Flogas Britain Ltd, one of the UK’s largest LPG distributors, has taken delivery of a further six 7.5-tonne Isuzu N75.190 trucks for its delivery fleet.
Road safety charity Brake has condemned last Friday’s sentencing of a haulage boss and mechanic for the Bath tipper truck tragedy, saying the sentences are “unduly lenient”.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has revised dates for its Van Excellence Operational Briefings this spring.
Isuzu UK has honoured its top-performing dealers at its annual awards ceremony.
A new Volkswagen Van Centre has opened in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, providing enhanced showroom and vehicle servicing facilities.
Infrastructure services provider John Henry Group has awarded Enterprise Flex-E-Rent a sole supply contract for its fleet of more than 500 commercial vehicles.
Demand for commercial vehicles in Europe rose for the fifth year running in 2016, up by 11.6% to 2,324,371 million commercial vehicles.
Organic food producer Soyfoods has acquired a Fuso Canter Eco Hybrid in line with its eco-friendly ethos.
Van fleets are being urged to check out the payloads on Euro 6 vehicles before carrying out like-for-like replacements.
A growing number of light commercial vehicle and car operators are turning to telematics in order to drive the efficiency and performance of their fleets.
British commercial vehicle manufacturing remained broadly steady in 2016, with a slight -0.6% decline, but booming export demand.
Ian Corbett joins BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK as its new head of central credit for its Equipment and Logistics Solutions (ELS) division.