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Aquarius IT is a specialist road transport software company that provides a full range of fleet compliance and data management systems, which are all integrated within its lead product ClockWatcher Elite to provide operators with an efficient, and smarter way of managing both driver and vehicle data.
With a proven pedigree for developing cutting-edge digital solutions, and with customer support and after-care a priority, the Aquarius in-house IT and compliance teams are the industry’s experts in providing effective tachograph analysis software solutions that seamlessly integrate with driver and vehicle compliance-management technologies.
For fleet compliance, the DVSA has also accredited ClockWatcher Elite’s integrated Tachograph Analysis software and Asset Maintenance portal for the Earned Recognition Scheme, and in conjunction with the system’s Vehicle Defect Check App provides an all-encompassing digital solution for managing and reporting on KPIs related to vehicle maintenance / inspection and driver activity.
Brigade Electronics is a market leader of safety devices, with solutions to suit all commercial vehicles and mobile plant. Brigade’s wealth of experience has gained them a reputation for expertise within the industry and a knowledge of the problems their customers face. This has led to a complementary range of passive and active systems designed to reduce the risk of collisions, protect workers, pedestrians and cyclists and assist the driver by minimising vehicle blind-spots, whilst also meeting UK specification requirements including HS2, FORS, CLOCS and The Direct Vision Standard. Brigade’s full product range includes 360° camera systems, cameras, monitors, white sound® reversing alarms, obstacle detection sensors, obstacle detection radars and digital recorders.
Close Brothers Vehicle Hire provide flexible, comprehensive vehicle solutions including vehicle rental, contract hire, finance solutions and fleet management services. As a business completely independent of any manufacturer or their finance house, we are able to offer a totally impartial service to our clients including SMEs, PLC Blue Chips and regional own account operators. Our team are experts in the transport and services sector and will be able to offer you our wide range of products, tailoring them to suit your needs to ensure your company is operating at its optimum efficiency.
Fraikin is the leading contract hire, fleet management and commercial rental company in Europe.
Fraikin UK has been serving the transport industry for over 40 years, and our team of experts offer customers the very highest levels of service and compliance across all the industry sectors.
Fraikin understands the fuel, technological and legislative changes within the market, ensuring that we can give customers the very best independent advice to maximise the effectiveness of their fleet, now, and in the future.
The transport industry is going to see many challenges over the next few years, challenges which Fraikin believe can be opportunities for the business to offer more insightful advice and forge even closer partnership with customers and our approved partners.
As an industry leader Fraikin UK are once again delighted to sponsor the Low Carbon Award.
FORS, the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme, is a voluntary accreditation scheme dedicated to raising standards across the road transport industry. Now in its 14th year, FORS continues to provide evolving best practice for transport operators of any size and vehicle make-up, including HGVs, vans, passenger carrying vehicles, powered two-wheelers and passenger cars. It is through progressive accreditation – Bronze, Silver and Gold – that FORS members are able to realise tangible benefits including minimising work-related road risks, boosting efficiency and reducing their environmental impact. FORS respects its diverse membership base and supports their investment in the scheme providing quality, relevant, and value-added training and services to all members across all stages of accreditation.To find out more, visit our website above.
Goodyear is one of the world's largest tyre companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 57 facilities in 23 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio, and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg, strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For commercial vehicle operators, Goodyear’s Total Mobility value proposition provides bespoke integrated fleet management solutions and services to deliver end-to-end solutions that are designed to support fleets to lower carbon footprint, be more competitive, and optimise efficiency. Find out more by visiting our website.
Hankook manufactures globally innovative, award winning radial tyres of proven superior quality for passenger cars, light trucks, SUVs, RVs, trucks, and buses as well as motorsports. Supplying tyres as original equipment to the world’s leading vehicle manufacturers including Audi, BMW, MAN, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Scania and Schmitz-Cargobull, Hankook also covers the replacement markets in over 180 countries.
Hexagon Leasing is an award-winning, nationwide contract hire, rental and fleet management provider. Founded in 2001, the business manages over 2,500 assets for some of the UK’s highest-profile transport and distribution companies.
We offer forward-thinking vehicle stock ordering to provide latest-generation, ultra-high specification vehicles, coupled with industry leading compliance, industry recognised customer service and 24/7 vehicle breakdown support.
Our intelligent vehicle solutions include ambient, temperature controlled, alternative-fuelled, competitively priced vehicles for 3PL/4PL management providers and own account operators.
To support our ambitious expansion plans, we moved to a new state-of-the-art head office in Burton Upon Trent in 2021, where we continue to grow our customer base, customer service team and network of suppliers, as well as significantly investing in our new vehicle fleet.
Like so many industry sectors, transport and logistics has grown accustomed to relying on the teams behind Hiab and the knowledge and expertise they bring to each range of products, be it EFFER, MULTILIFT Hookloaders, FUTURA Skiploaders, HIAB loader cranes, frameworks equipment and MOFFETT forklifts.
Hiab forever adapts to changing market demands with smart and sustainable handling solutions that feature an ever-growing number of low emission or electric products. These include the future of green logistics, the IFOY Award nominated E-MOFFETT E5 NX, the world’s first electric truck mounted forklift with moving mast.
With a network of service and installation centres that span the UK and Ireland, combined with an expansive fleet of field engineers and a wide range of bespoke ProCare service agreements, Hiab is trusted to always keep your business and the wider industry operational.
With over 40 years keeping businesses moving, it’s no surprise that more and more leading fleet operators are taking advantage of what the Hireco world has to offer. Its extensive range of trucks, trailers and light commercial vehicles, coupled with the focus on providing customers with a total transport solution, creates successful and reliable working partnerships which make a positive impact on your business and the world around us.
Palletline was the first premium palletised freight distribution network to be launched in the UK and has been revolutionising the way pallets are transported since 1992.
It’s ground-breaking multi-hub model delivers fast and efficient solutions through its network of carefully selected transport specialists – all working collaboratively to provide the highest service levels in the sector.
Now celebrating 30 years in business, Palletline has continued to lead the way in health and safety standards, customer service and innovation; with its custom technology Contrado.
Palletline Logistics consists of nine transport businesses; Mike Watson Transport, ABE Ledbury, S&S Distribution, Fast Forward Distribution, Palletline London, Palletline Whitehead, and recent acquisitions Palletline North East, Ningbo Wrexham and Ningbo London.
Pall-Ex Group is an award-winning network of hauliers comprising of two leading UK pallet networks (Fortec Distribution Network and Pall-Ex UK), four subsidiary UK logistics businesses and ten European networks.
A renowned name in logistics, Pall-Ex delivers an efficient and reliable palletised freight distribution service, backed by innovative technology and a first-class network of established shareholder SMEs.
With its headquarters and central UK hub located in the heart of the Midlands, Pall-Ex is driving excellence in all areas, transporting more than 40,000 pallets across the globe every day.
Partners& is a Chartered insurance broker providing specialist insurance, employee benefits, risk management and claims advice to businesses and private clients. As a next generation insurance advisory business, Partners& combines the best traditions of broking, such as technical advice and client service, with modern thinking and intelligent use of technology, to enhance the client experience and create a dynamic workplace for its talented team.
Our holistic and collaborative approach is very different to what is normally experienced in our industry. We work in partnership with you to fully understand your business so that we can diagnose your risks and provide truly bespoke risk protection advice that is relevant to you and the haulage and logistics industry.
Renault Trucks offers a full range of Euro-VI compliant vehicles, from 2.8 – 44 tonnes, designed with the efficiency, reliability and safety you need. Alongside our highly regarded heavy-duty vehicle line-up, our LCV range now includes the Renault Trucks Trafic and Master.
Our tailored solutions ensure we deliver the best vehicle for your operation, including drive-away options from our ‘Ready for Business’ range as well as a fully customised solution. Electromobility is the cornerstone of Renault Trucks’ strategy for sustainable urban transport, with our all-electric Z.E. line-up from 3.1 - 26 tonnes driving the future for urban applications today.
With a network of 75 strategically-located dealers across the UK and Ireland, Renault Trucks’ heavy truck know-how means we operate our business around yours, with out-of-hours servicing, excellent parts availability and a team that will maintain your vehicle to the highest standards, keeping your fleet rolling 24/7.
The RHA is the UK’s leading trade organisation solely dedicated to operators of commercial vehicles. Members range from owner-operators to large haulage companies with fleets in excess of 1,000 vehicles. The RHA currently has over 7,000 operators in membership who between them account for 250,000 UK-registered heavy goods vehicles. They also represent the interests of van and coach operators.
Tevva is a leading British technology company and truck manufacturer, best known for its zero-emission Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV) and hydrogen fuel cell range-extended vehicles (REX), Tevva is facilitating a rapid shift to electrification for medium and heavy-duty urban freight and logistics operators with a range of vehicle weights that meet a wide range of duty cycles and applications. A key enabler in reducing harmful, freight-related emissions thanks to its market-leading products and services, Tevva trucks are designed to revitalize urban freight and logistics – optimising range, cost, driver experience, and environmental impact.
Texaco Lubricants, a Chevron company brand has a strong heritage with over 120 years’ experience in Europe. Texaco products drive performance through a comprehensive range of lubricants serving businesses in various sectors globally, under the Delo®, Havoline®, Techron®, HDAX® and VARTECH® brands.
Texaco Delo advanced products are designed to deliver optimised fuel economy, with high-level engine cooling system and transmission protection. If your business is looking for improved running costs or less downtime, Texaco Delo can help save you money.
To find out more, visit our website at https://www.texacolubricants.com
From coaches and busses through to delivery vehicles of all sizes — HGV, trucks, lorries — we know that keeping your fleet running smoothly is crucial to your business. The oil you use is a vital part of that, and TotalEnergies range of lubricants for commercial vehicle diesel engines has been developed to meet your needs. With our state-of-the-art engine oils, you know you’re getting high quality, durable lubricant that will protect your engine and the environment and bring you efficiency savings.Innovation is part of the Total DNA, and we are always striving to improve our products to meet the needs of today’s heavy-duty motor oil users. Across the globe, TotalEnergies products are tried, tested and recommended by major truck manufacturers – the people who know.
The TotalEnergies RUBIA brand has been around for decades and has earned a reputation for quality and reliability. Lubricants in the range have all been formulated by experts using the most advanced technology to meet the requirements of our customers, including 200+ approvals.For TotalEnergies it’s not just about lubricants. Our products are backed up by added value services to help fleet operators. We are proactive in developing services that will support your fleet business to use TotalEnergies Lubricants’ products to your advantage.”
When it comes to commercial vehicles, the chassis drives the body, but the body drives the business. TVS is the home for SB Components, Wilcox Commercial Vehicles, McPhee Mixers, and Priden Engineering. We’re joining up our industry and simplifying commercial fleet management by providing multiple bodies and an unmatched range of Type Approvals from one business. Our new scale and capabilities have also unlocked extensive aftercare and innovation potential to help find ways to deliver payloads, promises, and profitability with even greater consistency.
Zenith is the UK’s leading independent leasing, fleet management and vehicle outsourcing business.
Headquartered in Leeds, the company’s 1,200 employees manage more than 150,000 vehicles, and deliver innovative and intelligent solutions across corporate, commercial and consumer sectors. With more than 30 years’ experience, Zenith’s scale and expertise means it can specify and source almost any vehicle in any number and manage the whole process from order through to delivery.
Zenith is committed to a greener future and is leading the charge towards net zero. Its mission is to decarbonise the UK vehicle parc by eliminating tailpipe emissions, and the company is proud to be a carbon neutral organisation.