When most people think of heavy commercial vehicles and logistics, most automatically assume that the drivers are male. This is not surprising as generally the logistics and transport sectors are saturated by male employees, however the Freight Transport Association (FTA) and women across the UK are doing their best to change this misconception. For example, six years ago the FTA launched their Everywoman Logistics Awards, which celebrates the best female employees in the industry, and also comes up with new ways to attract […]
Commercial vehicle manufacturers are always pleased to hear that their efforts in creating innovative vehicles have paid off, especially when it is the customers who have voted them as the best. Drivers of light commercial vans are generally extremely discerning when it comes to what vehicle they choose to purchase, and they take into consideration a number of factors including what the van insurance quotes are, the fuel efficiency of the vehicle and its overall safety.
This is why Ford will be pleased to hear […]
Coming up with innovative designs for vans can sometimes be difficult, especially for ones that are specifically for city centre driving. Experienced van drivers will know how troublesome it can be travelling through city centres, especially as roads are generally narrower and there are fewer places for vans to park without causing an obstruction. It is unsurprising then that it is more likely for van drivers to experience accidents whilst in city centres, which ultimately leads them having to claim on their van […]
Fleet Van has recently revealed its winners for the Fleet Van Awards 2012, ranging from vehicles made by Fiat, Volkswagen, and Mercedes. The awards ceremony was held in London last week, and now in its fifth year is seen as the benchmark awards for the light commercial vehicle industry, with trophies going to manufacturers, fleet operators and suppliers.
Probably one of the most significant manufacturing categories of the awards was City Van of the Year which was won by the Fiat Professional’s Fiorino. The […]