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Food retailer slashes delivery times with Maxoptra

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Dynamic route planning and scheduling software from Maxoptra is helping online ethical food retailer Ten Mile Menu reduce the time taken to route and schedule weekly deliveries as well as the actual delivery times.

Bristol Water deploys Peugeot vans under new four-year deal

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Bristol Water has taken delivery of a new car and van fleet under its latest agreement with Peugeot.

Inaugural FORS Affinity Partnership brings new driver licence checking service

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A new FORS driver licence checking service bringing preferential rates for members has launched in partnership with Licence Bureau.

B & K Structures Ltd named latest FORS Champion

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Sustainable structural frame contractor B & K Structures has signed up to become a FORS Champion, becoming one of a group of companies to encourage the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme ethos throughout the supply … Read More »

VW launches dropside and tipper bodies for Transporter

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Conversion specialist Ingimex has teamed up with VW to develop a new tipper body for the Transporter chassis cab.

VUEcloud runs free 45-day trial

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Fleets are being offered the chance to claim a free 45-day access pass for the VUEcloud risk management tool.

CAT UK sees fast turnaround on Arval minibus deal

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Automotive logistics specialist CAT UK has received an order for 10 minibuses from Arval in just under a month.

M6 Toll charge rise restricted to cars

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Weekday prices for cars on the M6 Toll are to rise 40p from 7 August, with prices for all other classes of vehicle to stay the same.

Alliance Flooring Distribution signs up Licence Bureau for fleet and driver compliance

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One of the UK’s leading floor covering distributors has appointed Licence Bureau to carry out licence checking of its drivers for its 52-strong commercial vehicle fleet.

2017 FTA Transport Manager conferences to spotlight key industry issues

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Bookings are now open for the Freight Transport Association’s Transport Manager conference series, which will once again highlight key issues for those working in the industry.

Pick-up demand helps van market return to growth

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LCV registrations saw a rise in June following four consecutive months of decline.

VPS cuts van running costs and boosts compliance

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VPS UK is reducing its average van fleet costs while also taking action to enhance road risk management with the help of Fleet Service Great Britain (FSGB).

Used LCV values up year on year

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June LCV values saw some strong year-on-year rises along with marginal changes from May, although coming months could see rising market pressures.

Fleet operators adopt new commercial vehicle safety app

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FleetCheck’s Walkaround Check App for commercial vehicles has achieved more than 1,000 downloads in its first 60 days on sale.

Diesel backlash to impact on CV fleets, says FleetCheck

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CV fleets are likely to be hit hardest by anti-diesel measures due to a lack of alternatives available.

M3 smart motorway goes live

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The M3 ‘smart motorway’ has opened in Surrey and Hampshire following a £174m upgrade.

Thieves still use traditional methods to steal LCVs

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Fleets are being urged to ramp up the security on their vans as latest TRACKER analysis shows thieves are still using traditional methods.

Van driver so distracted by phone call that he doesn’t register crash

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A van driver has been caught on dashcam footage causing a smash with an HGV while chatting on his mobile. Dash cam footage from VisionTrack clearly shows the driver talking on his mobile phone. ... Read More »

Supermarkets slash fuel prices again

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Sainsbury’s has triggered a fresh fuel pricing war with the announcement that it’s cutting up to 2ppl just ahead of the busy holiday season.

Spec upgrades across whole Caddy line-up

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Volkswagen is boosting equipment levels across all 2018 Caddy models while also lowering prices for petrol versions.