The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has been a major force in the transport industry for more than 75 years, representing hauliers’ interests at government level and providing a wide range of essential benefits and services to truck operators. With the continued growth in the light commercial vehicle market, as companies move increasingly to online sales and last-mile home and office delivery, the RHA has created a dedicated Van Membership option, specifically for smaller LCV operators.Read more
Starting any business in the last year has not been for the faint-hearted. Duncan Chumley talks Dan Gilkes through the launch of MyVanDirectRead more
Marshall Renewables is to launch combined solar and kinetic energy-powered LCV refrigeration units for electric vans. Strategy director Michael Kane talks to Dan Gilkes.Read more
As Fiat Professional launches its E-Ducato range, Eric Laforge, head of LCV Enlarged Europe at parent company Stellantis, talks to Van User.Read more
As Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles starts to move to an electric future, new director Cian O’Brien talks to Dan Gilkes.Read more
Highways England’s Mark Cartwright talks to Van User about the organisation’s increased focus on light commercial vehicle users.Read more
At the start of lockdown, we saw circumstances emerge where many van fleets were operating under considerable pressure to deliver essential services.
For many of them, that situation hasn’t really let up.
Despite the fact that we see them everywhere, vans are often the forgotten link in the logistics chain. Automotive news is led by the passenger car market, while talk of haulage and deliveries leans towards heavy trucks. Yet, the van sector has become an increasingly vital part of the logistics business.Read more