Family-run Chepstow Plant International has acquired a 100-strong fleet of Volvo machinery and taken on new staff with the support of a multi-million pound asset finance facility from HSBC.
The sixth Construction Logistics and Community Safety (Clocs) exhibition will be held at ExCeL in London on Tuesday 14 March 2017.
Parcel delivery group DPD has installed four Stertil Koni four-post vehicle lifts at its £100m sortation and distribution centre at Logix Park in Hinckley.
Cost analysis software allowing operators to analyse the productivity and efficiency of the fleet, depot, staff and suppliers, has been launched by Freeway Fleet Systems.
Brigade Electronics has launched a finance scheme to help fleet operators struggling with the economic burden of vehicle safety devices required for site specifications and tenders.
Chorley Council is encouraging people to keep streets clean and visit the town’s attractions by using Spedian reusable vehicle graphics.
A guide to safer driving has been launched by Licence Bureau, with the charity Brake, to highlight typical driver distractions.
Ulemco has been awarded £1.3 million Government funding to trial a range of commercial vehicles with hydrogen dual-fuel technology.
Fun and fundraising will be the order of the day when the National Refuse Championships returns after a gap of 22 years.
Municipal vehicle hire company Collett Transport Services (CTS) has bought two new DAF CF 6x2 rear-steer RCVs with Dennis Eagle trade waste bodies.
Gloucestershire-based municipal vehicle hire company Collett Transport Services’ (CTS) has come to the attention of Government minister Andrea Leadsom who visited its new depot in Brackley in her South Northamptonshire consituency.
Crawley-based commercial waste and recycling company The Recycling Partnership has bought two new refuse collection vehicles from Refuse Vehicle Solutions Ltd (RVS).
Gritters at Rochdale Borough Council have been better prepared than ever to tackle ice, sleet and snow this winter after the council became the first in Greater Manchester to adopt Schmidt’s Autologic system, the very latest in automatic gritting technology.
A group of 14 employees has achieved 300 years working for Stertil UK. Managing director, Martin Paynter, presented long service awards to them at the company’s headquarters in Northampton, recognising their hard work, loyalty and commitment.
Tyre manufacturer Apollo Vredestein plans to move into the UK fleet tyre market this year with its Vredestein brand.
BTE Plant Sales has strengthened its relationship with Kubota, with the dealer now selling the manufacturer’s machines in the West Midlands, expanding beyond its existing territories of Lancashire, Leicestershire and South Yorkshire.
Lifting equipment manufacturer Penny Hydraulics has been selected to supply truck cranes to GAP Hire Solutions.
Compact construction equipment specialist Kubota will be unveiling its new KX mini-excavator at this year’s Executive Hire Show (EHS 2017) at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena.
Eight van-mounted platforms have been bought by vehicle mounted hire company Access Hire Nationwide from Versalift UK.
Beneficiaries of a £20 million programme to help cut emissions by freight transport vehicles have been announced by the Government.
A new screed vehicle for road marking has been bought by Newcastle City Council from Somerford Equipment.
Sentinel Systems has become a FORS accredited supplier for its full range of advanced vehicle camera and sensor systems.
The Gap Group says it has bought 130 new X ECO Lighting Towers from Trime that had been ordered by Hewden before it went into administration in November 2016.
Surrey-based Chambers Waste Management has fitted its 40-vehicle fleet with integrated weighing equipment and software to streamline its operations.
Essex-based commercial waste services company Greenline Environmental Ltd has just purchased its first collection vehicle (RCV) marking a new phase in the company’s growth.
East Anglian van hire specialist Hire-A-Lite has bought 20 new Mercedes-Benz vans.
Two major Transport for Norwich projects are set to start in early January leading to road closures.
The owner of the largest commercial recycling facility in Liverpool – Gaskells – has invested in an integrated bin-weighing and software system to track and record the weight of every collection providing complete transparency for its customers.
Municipal vehicle hire company Collett Transport Services (CTS) has purchased five new engineer service vans to replenish the current fleet and strengthen its workshop and field repairs provision.
The first female and the forestry technician have been registered in the latest intake for John Deere’s apprenticeship scheme.
A special seasonal recycling message fitted to the side of its 15 refuse collection vehicles is helping Walsall Council get into the festive spirit.
Commercial vehicle spares supplier DT Spare Parts is expanding its product range for heavy vehicles from Mercedes-Benz.
A range of three new reach trucks will be launched in to the UK market in the new year by Toyota Material Handling UK.
Independent equipment hirer the GAP Group says it will have taken more than 900 machines from Kubota by the end of this year, ranging in size from 0.8 to 8.0 tonnes.
Finnish forest industry company UPM says it has successfully tested wood-based diesel fuel both in laboratory conditions and in traffic.
All John Deere XUV & HPX Gator utility vehicles sold in the UK and Ireland will now be factory-fitted with the Cesar security marking and registration scheme.
Baler manufacturer Presona has added a new model to its range, aimed at recycling, waste management and logistics applications.
Mercedes-Benz was named Van Fleet Manufacturer of the Year at the Commercial Fleet Awards last week.
A Glutton cleaning machine has been bought by Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council for its street scene team.
Haulier Arthur Spriggs & Sons plans to open a string of maintenance depots across the South of England.
The UK’s first fully demountable road marking bodies have been put to work by South Lanarkshire Council.
Thousands of buses and taxis will be made greener and cleaner after the Transport Secretary Chris Grayling confirmed a £290 million investment to support low-emission vehicles.
A new hydrogen-fuelled, zero-emission double-decker bus has been launched by Northern Ireland-based Wrightbus.
The range of an electric van can almost halve when it is carrying a full payload in real world conditions, according to Arval, which says the results of a trial it has conducted are of interest to public sector fleets.
A new warranty scheme for commercial vehicle clutch products has been introduced by Valeo Service.
The UK’s first 8x6 Arocs gritters have been bought by contract hire specialist Essential Fleet Services for Lincolnshire County Council to ensure the roads remain open this winter.
Evolt has won a £1.8 million contract for the first phase of work on three new charging hubs in Dundee with additional charging infrastructure in the region.
Plant and tool hire company Fosseway Hire has bought its third Kubota mini-excavator – a KX57-4.
Ipswich-based grounds care specialists Ransomes has introduced a new series of TG tractors aimed at municipal and grounds maintenance applications.
Ransomes has added a Ventrac compact tractor aimed at municipal and grounds maintenance applications, to its product range.
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