The Magazine for LCV Fleet Operators
Construction sector needs to improve safety

The construction sector has made huge strides in terms of site safety and HGV fleet management, but vans remain the sector’s Achilles heel, putting companies, drivers and other road users at risk.

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Stress: does the van make the difference?

Is an electric van less stressful to drive? George Barrow goes back to back with a diesel van to test the science.

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Importance of image

The growth in home delivery is making fleets more conscious of the branding opportunities of their vehicles, according to fleet livery specialist Mediafleet. Companies are realising that not only are their vans the most visible representation of the business, but that they offer an effective marketing tool as well.

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Why load safety means road safety

Loading vans is easy – loading them safely is not such a simple matter.

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Relays are perfect fit for mobile barbers
TRIM-IT, the mobile barber business founded by Darren Tenkorang, has ordered 60 new Citroën Relay ‘Enterprise’ panel vans for delivery from the start of 2022. And a further 160 Relays are planned for delivery before the end of 2022 to allow for the continuing growth of the business. The... Read more
Toolkit guides fleets to best practice

There is a common misconception that there is little legislation governing van drivers and van operations. Now a new free toolkit has been launched
to help to cut through the myths to
keep drivers safe, vans legal and to ensure employers comply with not just road traffic legislation but also their Health and Safety at Work responsibilities.

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Masters pave way for all-electric delivery fleet

The Renault Master E-Tech has been chosen by a leading European distributor of workplace products and services to spearhead the transition of its UK business to an all-electric delivery fleet.

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Sam takes home Van Driver of the Year title

Sam Burton, of Wayfair, has been named Logistics UK’s Van Driver of the Year, following a day of challenging assessment at Bott’s Ashby-de-la-Zouch UK base.

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Octopus opts to keep it electric

Green energy provider Octopus Energy has added 23 Peugeot e-Expert vans to its fleet.

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Safe and Secure: fleet operator safety

Van security remains a major issue for fleet operators, yet additional locks and alarms are still often only offered on the options list, says Dan Gilkes.

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