The Allports Group are a National Commercial Vehicle Distributor and Solutions provider who specialise in supply of Urbanised City Light Commercials. With over 50 years of experience in the Distribution sector the Allports Group are committed to developing their products and services to meet the changing demands for distribution of ‘Freight in the City’.
At Freight in the City Summit we will be exhibiting our Urban Delivery Vehicles ‘The Citi Loader’ and ‘The Easi Loader’.
The Citi Loader is our Curtainside Urban specialist delivery 3.5t vehicle built on the Renault Master Chassis. The Citi Loader is a compact delivery vehicle designed for access in dense traffic areas reducing vehicle bulk in the high street and B2C home delivery alike. With the FORS Camera system the Citi Loader can offer a Safe, Low Cost and Efficient solution to Urbanised and City distribution.
The Easi Loader is our High Volume low chassis 3.5t Urban Delivery Van, again this is built on the driver’s choice Renault 3.5t Master Platform. The Easi Loader body design offers quick and easy access from the Luton body for the Multi Drop operation, or offers safe & easy access for loading of bulky items. The internal body area can be left in its plain high volume format or can be configured to suit a number of applications for load safety restraint.
Please view both ‘The Citi Loader’ and ‘The Easi Loader’ at the outside exhibit area or please call to our Desktop (Table 21) for further information.
Amber Valley Developments LLP is an international speciality manufacturer of vehicle safety equipment.
We are currently the largest independent European manufacturer of reversing safety, vehicle battery and engine protection products in the commercial vehicle industry. We are constantly in the process of pioneering modern and innovative safety products which meet rigorous industry safety standards.
We are based out of Fleckney in Leicestershire. To match our impressive manufacturing facilities we have introduced a new research and development facility. We believe that keeping up to date with our equipment means keeping up to date with your equipment. As a result, we’ve equipped this new R&D facility with the latest circuit board and harness production lines with the intention of maximizing our ability to design better, to prototype faster and to manufacture rapidly.
ClearView (TM) by Astra, provides improved direct vision to the nearside of a vehicle to help protect vulnerable road users via a large area vision panel, made from toughened & “e” marked automotive glass, which is bonded in place for security.
Uniquely, all Astra ClearView products are designed to allow the main passenger electric window to function normally, with full opening capability. Where the OE door is vented to aid demisting, the Astra ClearView solution diverts a portion of the manufacturers’ air flow system to aid demisting of the low level window area.
Fitting of Astra ClearView products can be arranged at Astra, or nationwide via an approved mobile fitting service.
For more information on Astra products and chassis modification services, including: wheelbase modifications, dual controls conversions, dual fuel conversions, axle installations, ADR preparation and Astra specialist exhaust products, please visit our stand.
Brigade is a leading supplier of safety solutions for on/off road vehicles. Committed to making roads and worksites safer, they have developed a range of passive and active systems to warn and assist the driver whilst protecting workers, pedestrians and cyclists. Brigade will be showing the Backeye®360, an intelligent camera monitor system that provides the driver with a real-time surround view of the vehicle in a single image. Brigade’s NEW Mobile Digital Recording system will also be on display. Able to record 1164hrs of footage from up to eight cameras, Brigade’s systems provide vital evidence in the case of false claims, incidents or vandalism. Brigade can support large fleets offering service and support through their network of nationwide Business Service Partners.
Carrier Transicold helps improve transport and shipping of temperature controlled cargoes with a complete line of equipment and services for refrigerated transport and cold chain visibility.
In the UK, its extensive product line-up includes refrigeration systems for LCVs, trucks and trailers – each designed to maximise cold chain performance, optimise total cost of ownership and minimise impact on the environment.
Carrier recently won the environment category in the prestigious and pan-European ‘Trailer Innovation Awards 2017’, for its prototype of a new generation of transport refrigeration system that operates exclusively with carbon dioxide (CO₂) refrigerant in a closed-loop system. CO₂ is a safe and non-ozone depleting gas with a global warming potential (GWP) of one, making it the baseline against which all other refrigerants are measured.
Carrier Transicold is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp.
Are you a transport, fleet or logistics manager with a UK-based distribution business requirement? If so, you will be striving to lower your fleet’s carbon footprint, improve efficiencies and reduce fuel costs. Calor could well have the right solution for you. Migrating your vehicles to gas power delivers significant savings in your fuel costs as well as providing a ‘here and now’ solution for reducing carbon emissions and particulates. Converting vehicles is a low-capital, short pay-back way for your business to reduce fuel costs become both greener.
Established in 2005 as the UK’s first Centre of Excellence for Low Carbon and Fuel Cell technologies, Cenex (www.cenex.co.uk) now operates on an independent not-for-profit basis, specialising in the delivery of consultancy, projects, research and events to support innovation and market development for low emission vehicles and associated infrastructure. The Cenex team help clients implement low and ultra-low emission vehicle technologies into fleet, freight and logistics operations, as well as supporting the development of smart, cleaver and connected infrastructure. Cenex also runs programmes on behalf of Central and Local Government to develop the UK supply chain, and runs the UKs premier low carbon vehicle event Cenex-LCV.
Certas Energy is one of the largest distributors of fuel and lubricants in the UK. We have always provided our customers with excellent personal service and a great range of products. Our extensive and reliable delivery network comprises of more than 150 depots, nearly 1,000 tankers and 2,500 employees. Through this robust and reliable infrastructure, we deliver over 6 billion litres of fuel per year to over half a million commercial and domestic customers across the UK.
Certas Energy has and an increasing number of strategically-located bunker facilities. We recently opened our 14th bunker site at the Port of Liverpool in partnership with Peel Port Group. Our bunkering facilities have been designed with all customers in mind, from national fleet operators to self-employed drivers, accommodating fuel cards from KeyFuels, UK Fuels, AS24 and our Certas Energy fuel cards.
We also supply a range of fuel cards supported by exceptional account management. Our customers benefit from competitive pricing on diesel, AdBlue and gas oil at 2,000 service stations nationwide. Being a Certas Energy customer provides access to detailed vehicle fuel consumption reports to help you monitor usage, manage costs and support sustainable business practices.
PeoplePanels® are part of the Dawes Highway Safety family. We provide strong, flexible safety panels for fitting onto the underrun bars of HGVs.
These panels are designed to reduce the risk of the clothing or limbs of vulnerable road users becoming entangled in the underrun bars. When this happens, pedestrians or cyclists can be dragged under the rear wheels of the vehicle causing serious or fatal injury.
These panels also improve aerodynamics, helping to increase fuel economies – adding profit directly to the bottom line.
We have our own copyright protected imagery and warning, which has been written in conjunction with the cycling community. Our standard panel is produced in an eye catching yellow – a traditional warning colour.
Bespoke designs are also available to match company livery. Likewise, we offer an additional premium coating, which helps to reduce dirt and make cleaning easier.
For more information please call us on 01264 332 414.
Disc-Lock Europe Ltd provides superior vibration-proof fastening systems that are used in a wide variety of industries worldwide, from trucks, trailers and buses, to rail engineering and heavy equipment manufacturing.
The Disc-lock Safety Wheel Nut is a free spinning , vibration and shock-proof wheel nut, specifically designed to eliminate the risk of wheel loss from Commercial Vehicles.
Disc-Lock Safety Wheel Nuts are a leading solution to lose wheel nuts and wheel detachments throughout the transport industry.
Products – The Disc-Lock Safety Wheel Nut, Locking Nuts and Locking Washers.”
As the UK’s leading provider of Electric Vehicle leasing solutions, Fleetdrive Electric’s expertise across all aspects of fleet management provides clients with a single source solution to a successful sustainable fleet.
Offering a free and impartial fleet analysis, Fleetdrive Electric can identify practical operational uses where electric vehicles could generate long-term savings for an organisation and reduce the environmental impact of a client’s fleet.
Offering a unique EV flexi-lease service, fleet operators looking to explore how electric vehicles can realistically add benefit to their organisation can now try on a commitment-free flexible lease arrangement. With extendable contracts from as little as 30-days, electric vehicles can be tried and tested within a practical environment to fully assess the feasibilities.
With extensive knowledge and market-leading experience of ULEVs, the award-winning team at Fleetdrive Electric provide advice and guidance on all aspects including charging and finance options, as well as ongoing support to fleets looking to make the switch to electric.
Fleetdrive Electric are the EV experts. Call 0330 303 2020 to find out how electric vehicles can revolutionise your business.
The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is a voluntary accreditation scheme that promotes best practice for commercial vehicle operators. With over 4,250 members, FORS is gaining recognition as the transport industry’s go-to accreditation scheme.
FORS encompasses all aspects of safety, efficiency, and environmental protection by encouraging and training fleet operators to measure, monitor and improve performance. FORS provides accreditation pathways for operators of any type, and for those organisations that award contracts and specify transport requirements.
FORS Bronze, Silver and Gold membership provides a progressive accreditation conduit whereby operators can achieve exemplary levels of best practice. FORS members stand out from the crowd, work to standards above the legal minimum and have access to a wide range of exclusive benefits that provide a real competitive advantage.
Fraikin is the largest commercial vehicle fleet services company in Europe, providing tailored fleet management, contract hire and rental solutions.
The company is skilled at helping both light commercial vehicle and heavy truck fleets to reduce costs, ensure compliance and minimise environmental impact.
Its national branch network is ideally placed to support organisations operating in some of the busiest urban environments, including borough councils, ‘blue light’ operators, grocery home delivery firms and building supplies companies.
IVECO is ideally positioned to help operators reduce both Total Cost of Ownership and the environmental impact of urban deliveries, with its line-up of alternative-fuelled commercial vehicles.
On display at the Freight in the City Spring Summit are a Daily Electric light commercial, and New Stralis Natural Power tractor unit – demonstrating the company’s commitment to being a partner for sustainable transport, and providing environmentally-friendly vehicles for every type of business, from national haulage to ‘last-mile’ urban distribution.
The Daily Electric offers best-in-class efficiency, with an extended range of up to 150 miles in a three-battery configuration. Available in a wide range of zero-emissions van and chassis cab versions, the Daily Electric features a patented flexible charging mode, which allows customers using a fast-charging station to recharge the vehicle in around two hours.
A revolution in environmentally-friendly road transport, IVECO’s New Stralis Natural Power is the first natural gas-powered heavy truck specifically designed for both long-distance, low-emissions logistics, and high-volume urban and inter-urban distribution.
Powered by compressed or liquefied natural gas, the New Stralis NP is the most sustainable long-distance heavy truck ever manufactured, while still offering the same 400 hp and 1,700 Nm of torque as its diesel equivalent.
Meachers Global Logistics delivers excellence. Our unique Complete Logistics Solutions approach is part of what makes us different. It’s what makes Meachers Global Logistics stand out from the rest of the competition and it’s the reason our clients come back to us time after time.
Customer care and support lie at the heart of our business. This means that customers can be confident in dealing with experienced and dedicated freight and logistics experts who can provide advice and support to meet even the most complex demands of the global market place.
Meachers Global Logistics is committed to meeting and exceeding industry best practices and is a member of many industry specific oganisations such as:
- UK Warehouse Association (UKWA)
- Road Haulage Association (RHA)
- Transport Association (TA)
- British International Freight Association (BIFA)
- International Air Transport Association (IATA)
- International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA).
We also hold full Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status and are ISO 9001:2008 accredited.
Mercedes-Benz and FUSO Trucks UK are demonstrating continued future thinking under the new value proposition “Road Efficiency” under the three pillars of Low Total Costs through fuel efficiencies, Greater Safety through advanced safety technologies and Maximised Use with improved vehicle connectivity and downtime response.
Mercedes-Benz Econic, a class leader in safety and manoeuvrability with its Direct Vision cab, is the ideal truck for cities. Known predominantly in the industry for its refuse collection, the Econic is making waves in built up urban areas from uses in the construction sector, to distribution and delivery.
The FUSO Canter, sold and serviced through the Mercedes-Benz Dealer Network, opens the doors to the future of business in cities, with vehicles covering 3.5-tonne to 8.5-tonnes including the efficient 7.5t Eco Hybrid. The FUSO Canter self-charging Eco Hybrid is perfect for making the most of congested city traffic. Under way, the truck sets off in electric mode and after it reaches 6mph, the diesel engine kicks in. Energy is stored in the battery every time the user slows down below 6mph or brakes. The stored energy during this period then helps the driver accelerate, consuming less fuel and improving driver efficiency.
Microlise telematics, journey management and proof of delivery solutions help its customers reduce costs and the environmental impact of their fleet operations. This is achieved by maximising vehicle utilisation, increasing operational efficiency and improving economy and safety; whilst helping to deliver the very best customer experience by providing real-time visibility of the fleet against schedule. A privately owned business based in Nottingham in the UK, Microlise invests significantly in research and development annually to ensure its products continue to be underpinned by market-leading technology. Microlise helps its customers to save more than £175m each year in fuel costs and reduce CO2 emissions by hundreds of thousands of metric tonnes. For more information, please visit www.microlise.comor follow us on Twitter @microlise.
PODFather is a fully cloud-based Transport Management System incorporating route planning and optimisation that considers both reduced mileage and multiple time window deliveries, customer ETA notifications, driver tracking and real-time electronic proof of delivery using rugged handhelds, tablets and smartphones.
Solutions can be quickly integrated into existing back office and customer systems and customised to suit your precise requirements.
Vehicle safety standards can be monitored with enforced start and end of day checks, with logic built into the forms to ensure the correct checks are made according to the type of vehicle being driven.
PODFather also offer a range of mobile field service and construction sector solutions which can monitor the safety standards of third-party vehicle fleets working on construction projects and the associated waste ticketing requirements.
SPILLARD SAFETY SYSTEMS is an industry leader in excellent customer support as well as innovative design, supply and installation of vehicle safety solutions. We proactively promote awareness of the dangers customers face due to poor visibility and blind spots.
Founded in 1992, the aim was to improve the safety of, mobile plant and work equipment through independent machine and site assessments leading to the supply and installation of all round vision safety products.
The company today has evolved into one of the UK's most experienced safety solutions suppliers to the quarrying, mining, plant, commercial vehicle and waste industries.
“We have the technology and years of customer experience to make driving large vehicles safer. This has allowed us to develop a cost effective way of allowing our customers to be at the forefront of these development.” Craig Spillard, Director
The Noise App gives residents a simple way to capture noise that is disturbing them and report it safely and securely to you as their service provider. It is a smart tool for professionals to respond to complaints around deliveries. The Noise App is delivered through a secure infrastructure and data is encrypted.
By using The Noise App as an investigation tool, it helps professionals to mediate, manage and police noise nuisance coming from their company to avoid the nuisance being elevated to Local Government. It is a key app in showing a company’s commitment to Community Engagement and has been recognised nationally and internationally through a large number of media interest.
With over 50 years combined industry experience, The Resources Group is one of the United Kingdom’s leading material handling and safety training providers. It is our continuing mission to raise the standards of workplace training both nationally and internationally, to ensure compliance with all legislative requirements.
We specialise in a variety of training disciplines, including Commercial Vehicle training, Material Handling Equipment, Health & Safety and eLearning solutions. We also offer an array of Driver CPC training packages for customers with any size fleet.
Accredited to a number of the most prestigious industry recognised training standards, including ALLMI, ITSSAR, RTITB, Qualsafe Awards, JAUPT and FORS, we pride ourselves on our consistency of training whether our courses are delivered directly to customers, electronically or via our partner training providers.
The TRG team look forward to welcoming you to our stand.
Tranzaura was founded in 2009 and is backed by senior digital tachograph software and transport industry professionals. The company is a leading provider of driver management solutions to the transport sector with operations currently in Ireland and the UK servicing clients in all transport sectors including haulage, bus, retail, waste, construction and oil.
Tranzaura provides a number of products that address customers needs in the areas of tachograph analysis, safety, time management and planning that are delivered as web based solutions. Our products are available as both back office and front end solutions delivered to smart phones and providing a real time solutions for the fleet manager and driver.
We take the manual process out of driver safety check management by providing an end to end electronic workflow combined with user friendly products. The deployment of our solutions has realised savings of 75% in the fleet administration costs as well as ensuring that all compliance needs of the organisation are met on a timely basis. Our solutions also ensure that vehicle downtime is kept to a minimum and drivers are being fully utilised for the benefit of the business.
Travis Perkins is the UK's largest supplier of building materials to the home improvement, construction and trade markets.
With more than 20 businesses, its road fleet is 4,000 vehicles strong and road safety is a the forefront of its agenda.
Travis Perkins is a founder member of Fors and an active member of Clocs.
Truckminder Worldwide Ltd is a UK based company that aims to keep your business running by providing an alarm system that will deter thieves from targeting your vehicle. Truckminder specialises in technology specifically designed to prevent Catalytic Converter theft. The businesses that benefit from Truckminder are commercial fleet owners, van rental and van owners, motorhome dealers and owners.
Truckminder has been designed by leading electronics experts and is excited to announce the imminent arrival of Tooldefend. Tool theft is currently a huge problem in the industry and a real threat to businesses, the cost of replacing tools running into thousands of pounds.
Thieves can override car/van alarms, disarm the locking system and simply help themselves to all the tools. The Tooldefend alarm system will immediately kick in.
Come and see us on table 4.
Vision Techniques are proud to be exhibiting at Freight in the City with its range of vehicle safety systems. This year we’re demonstrating video analytic cyclist detection from VT TurnAware, our 4 camera live streaming DVR system VT Record and award-winning runaway preventing VT BrakeSafe.
Come and speak to us at the event for technical information and demonstrations - thanks to our 3G recording systems we can show you live video from vehicles across the country and give you recorded examples of how VT Record can reduce insurance premiums and prove liability if incidents occur.
Our Motor Transport award-winning BrakeSafe system will be on stand with recorded demonstrations of Brakesafe will automatically apply the handbrake if a driver forgets to when leaving the vehicle.
Take a look at how our cyclist detection makes ultrasonics obsolete by preventing false alarming and detecting approaching danger with its built-in CPU. You can even watch TurnAware detect cyclists with our 360 VR experience at the Vision Techniques stand this year.
Exhibit at Freight in the City
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