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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.
Improved efficiency and customer service are driving fleet adoption of routing and scheduling software more than cost-saving gains.
Dawn Smith has joined the team at Mercedes-Benz dealer group Rygor Commercials as business development manager.
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 has taken delivery of a Nissan e-NV200 100 years since it first added an electric van to its fleet.
Leading experts from the insurance industry will address the issue of fleet technologies, risk and premiums at the forthcoming Microlise Transport Conference.
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is now running extended opening hours across its entire network of 72 Van Centres and 24 Authorised Repairers.
City Fuel Services has slashed average waiting times for stranded motorists who have misfuelled with the help of WEBFLEET from TomTom Telematics.
Clitheroe and Huddersfield-based Total Foodservice Solutions has deployed refrigeration units from Hubbard in line with its environmental ethos.
Businesses running back-up vans to their main fleet without applying normal health and safety rules are being warned of the dangers.
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.
Used LCV prices remained stable in March, helped by a strong retail market, according to Shoreham Vehicle Auctions.
One of the UK’s largest electrical retailers has switched to a sole supply, full outsourcing deal with Activa Contracts to ensure its fleet is cost-effective to operate and fit for purpose.
VGroup International is to supply growing vehicle funding and fleet management specialist Fleet Alliance with commercial vehicle accessories under a newly expanded business partnership.
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) has appointed Selsia to centrally manage its accident repairs.
Ian Roberts has joined Bevan Group in the newly created role of engineering & production director to streamline the design and manufacturing teams and help accelerate growth plans.
Renault Trucks UK has appointed well-known industry figure Grahame Neagus as its new head of LCV responsible for the UK and Ireland.
MoT extension proposals for vans and the dangers involved for drivers are to come under focus by the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) at the 2017 CV Show.
Ctrack has introduced a driver app that can be used alongside its range of tracking solutions to improve driver behaviour and increase risk awareness.
Liquid waste management and drainage specialist Wales Environmental Ltd has taken delivery of three new Mercedes-Benz Sprinters.
London’s emergency services are struggling to meet the proposed earlier deadline for complying with London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ), forcing them to bring forward vehicle replacements or face paying the daily charge.
Vanarama is launching a new short-term leasing solution for business customers.
Raw pet food manufacturer Natures Menu says dynamic scheduling and vehicle routing software from Maxoptra has proved essential in ensuring operational efficiency while expanding its delivery fleet.
Light commercial vehicle values improved in February despite volumes remaining high in the remarketing sector, according to latest BCA data.
BT Fleet is to showcase a number of new solutions at this year’s CV Show, including a smart phone app, online portal enhancements and its new mobile SMR solution.
Shine, a specialist in vehicle smart repairs, has ordered 16 more Mercedes-Benz Vitos for its fleet of mobile technicians.
Humac Civil Engineering has signed a fleet replacement deal with Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles to purchase 56 vehicles over the next 12 months.
Pendragon Vehicle Management will demonstrate developments in fleet vehicle uptime and cost reduction at the CV Show 2017, including the launch of its ‘30 proven ways to reduce your fleet costs’ publication.
Footage supplied by a VisionTrack 3G VT2000 dashcam has helped a van driver prove he was the innocent victim of a motorist jumping a red light and avoid a £16,000 insurance claim.
Paneltex is to bring three flagship refrigerated vehicles from its line-up to this year’s CV Show, including a new Ford Transit chassis cab with light-weight refrigerated bodywork.