Author: Nathan Crossley

Isotrak expands international presence with new office in Canada

Isotrak, a global leader in fleet management software and systems integration, has today announced the opening of an office in Canada, with Andrew Dunne appointed to the role of Canada Product Manager. The new office sees Isotrak expand its footprint into four regions, with headquarters in the UK and current regional offices in Australia and the US. “We have a core focus on our customers and work closely with them to streamline operations and efficiencies. As many of them are based in Canada, it made complete sense to open an office there, which enables us to deliver on our business promise...

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Nigel Jones appointed Regional Executive Director for Scania South West

Long-serving Scania member of staff, Nigel Jones, has been appointed to the position of Regional Executive Director – South West for Scania (Great Britain) Limited.  In his new role, Nigel will take responsibility for the overall performance Scania’s 12 branches and two Vehicle Maintenance Units within the region, which stretches from Bicester in Buckinghamshire to Land’s End. Nigel Jones has worked within the Scania organisation for 20 years, firstly with West Midlands Scania dealer Keltruck, where he spent 11 years in the sales team, followed by nine years with Scania (Great Britain) Limited as Regional Sales Director for the...

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Legal expert highlights dangers of driving with failing eyesight

A legal expert has warned motorists of the serious repercussions of continuing to drive with failing eyesight after a partially sighted driver was jailed for seven years for killing a motorcyclist. The case of Nigel Sweeting, who killed motorcyclist David Evans in a hit-and-run incident on Christmas Day 2015, has sparked calls for a change in the law so that all medical professionals, not just doctors, face disciplinary action if they fail to raise concerns. A court was told that Sweeting’s optician had encouraged him to see a GP about his eyesight problems, but the defendant said “he couldn’t...

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AET celebrates 40th anniversary as new Krone trailers join the fleet

Curvin Transport, the general haulage arm of AET Transport Services, have added a further 9 Krone Profi Liner curtainsiders to their UK and European fleet. Based in Poole, Dorset and part of the 40 year-established AET Transport Group, Curvin Transport is using the new trailers for general distribution, including palletised freight, on national and international routes. According to AET Managing Director Andrew Trotter, the Profi Liners’ loading flexibility is an asset to their operation. “These curtainsiders are fitted with sliding roofs which is ideal for fast and secure loading – especially when dealing with outsized loads.  Additionally, they are...

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DAF Trucks to showcase ‘Anniversary’ LC Vehicle Hire eight-wheeler at Tip-ex

New DAF ‘Construction’ CF 400 FAD eight-wheeler on show from LC Vehicle Hire Vehicle presented in red and black colourways to celebrate firm’s 60th anniversary Show exhibit one of 50 new DAF eight-wheelers delivered to LC Vehicle Hire in 2017 “…if it’s not a DAF, the truck in question will almost always come back with problems…” LC Vehicle Hire Managing Director, Chris Miller DAF Trucks is delighted to be showcasing a ‘Construction’ CF 400 FAD eight-wheel tipper-grab at Tip-ex Tank-ex 2017 in Harrogate, kindly loaned by high-profile LC Vehicle Hire – one of the UK’s largest rental and contract-hire...

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