The following companies and organisations are exhibiting at the Freight in the City Expo, which will take place in London on 2 November. Click on an exhibitors name to find out more.
Amber Valley Developments LLP are delighted to showcase their modular BLINDSPOT Elimination system. The system combines a dedicated ECU that is factory programmable to incorporate indicator and speed modules so any part can be powered from the indicator and/or speed pulsed circuit. The speed modules have different pre-programmed speeds for different applications and a variety of inhibits for night time operation and even a facility to turn existing lighting into indicator pulse lighting. This means a vehicle operator can add our Sidewarn system which is a sensor system designed to warn the driver of cyclists entering the BLINDSPOT (near side) of the vehicle, or our side camera, or 360 degree camera system. Most importantly the fleet engineer has a choice of INDICATOR ALARM LIGHT the ONLY Audio/ Visual alarm on the market together with either our bespoke LED MESSAGE LIGHT or our LED CYCLE LIGHT to warn the cyclist or pedestrian of the danger.
Hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles offer zero emission road transport, but with much greater range than battery vehicles so they can fit into normal operations without disruption. Arcola Energy is the UK agent for the only zero emission hydrogen van currently available. The Symbio FCell Kangoo H2 is a range extended version of the Renault Kangoo ZE and has a range of 250 miles. Arcola Energy provides sales, deployment support, maintenance and engineering support for these vans to fleets.
Leading UK chassis converter, Astra Vehicle Technologies Ltd, will be exhibiting the ClearView(TM) range of low level passenger door window products, originally developed for DAF UK (CF & LF), but also now available for Iveco, MAN, and Scania vehicle brands.
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 www.astra-vt.com, or telephone 0151 348 5777
Backwatch Safety Products
Backwatch Safety Products: Detect and Protect
Vehicle safety technology specialists, committed to reducing incidents involving vulnerable road users and improving the safe operation of commercial vehicles.
We offer a full and comprehensive range of commercial vehicle safety technology, including bespoke blind spot detection systems and multi camera digital video recording. In consultation with our clients we aim to fully understand their challenges and needs, helping them to select the most appropriate technology to meet compliance requirements and gain maximum benefit from the systems they choose.
We are delighted to be exhibiting at Freight in the City, having worked closely in partnership with FORS, TFL and Crossrail since inception. Backwatch Safety Products are passionate about championing initiatives that can improve safety on our roads.
Bradshaw Electric Vehicles
Bradshaw Electric Vehicles have been manufacturing and supplying industrial electric vehicles since 1975, growing a loyal customer base across an ever-increasing range of industry sectors.
With the product range including electric ride on and pedestrian controlled tow tractors, load carriers, utility vehicles, personnel carriers and road legal vehicles, many applications are covered, from waste movement, transporting people, logistics and distribution.
As well as a large standard range of electric vehicles, Bradshaw specialise in bespoke design and build, ensuring a product fits even the most specific requirement.
Bradshaw will be showcasing its latest electric road legal vehicles, providing a solution for a multitude of inner city applications.
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.
Cartwright is an independent family-run business with a pedigree of successful manufacturing over 64 years. Based in Altrincham, the company operates a 40 acre manufacturing complex which has a reputation as oone of the most efficient body and trailer manufacturing plants in Europe. Cartwright promotes an ethos of ‘manufacturing and more’ offering the most extensive and diverse range of products and services in the industry through a complete solution from design and manufacture, to finance, rental and fleet services. The launch of Cartwright Conversions Ltd earlier this year has further expanded the business model to include panel van conversions. Cartwright’s innovative approach and the flexibility to manufacture a one off or large volume orders are amongst Cartwright’s key strengths that set it apart from the competition.
Our goal is to provide wholistic vulnerable road user (VRU) solutions to truck operators and manufacturers. We offer the best nearside vision possible eliminating blind spots. We offer the best sensor systems, and ensure that their location is tested and consistent. We ensure that the VRUs are left in no doubt as to the intentions of the driver. We deal with driver information overload with a single touch-screen, encompassing all non OEM systems. Last but not least, CITY TRUCK offers pre-set total truck specifications, ensuring that the truck is the lightest it can be. For example, we believe that by reintroducing twenty tonne payloads on steel tippers we can reduce city tipper traffic by 5%.
City Truck solutions will be available to all marques. There will be three increments, a door solution, an electronics solution, and a total vehicle solution. Also featuring on our stand will be retorque system, a new wheelnut indicator with additional monitoring app.
The DAF Trucks Range includes vehicles ideally suited to urban operation with good all round visibility, exceptional manoeuvrability, easy cab access and the latest Euro 6 compliant low emission engines. LF, CF & XF models are available with the innovative ‘Silent Mode’ which reduces vehicle noise for quiet evening and night-time deliveries. The vehicle on display is a ‘CLOCS Compliant’ FAD 8×4 suited for construction roles in the city.
Dawes Highway Safety
Many cyclists and pedestrians are injured and killed every year through collision with large vehicles. Whilst this is prevalent in London, the same is true of every busy city in the world.
Our products are all designed to reduce the impact collision with a large vehicle has on all vulnerable road users.
The PeoplePanel® is an under-run bar cover alerting vulnerable road users to the dangers.
Our flagship safety system, DawesGuard® incorporating DropDown® technology can be retrofitted to any vehicle. It bridges the danger zone between the vehicle and the road surface while driving.
Please visit our website: www.daweshighway.com
If you would like to talk to us about this in more detail, we can be reached on 01265 332 414.
Dennis Eagle has consistently led the low entry chassis market and was approached by TfL to take part in the CLOCS project due to its expertise in developing large trucks with high visibility cabs for use in urban environments.
A report conducted by Loughborough Design School in 2015 compared 13 vehicles produced by industry leading manufacturers to determine how well the driver could see vulnerable road users from a normal seated position, and Dennis Eagle’s Elite 6 cab outperformed each and every one, providing an unparalleled standard of direct driver visibility and cyclist safety. In conjunction with CLOCS, this has led to the development of an Urban Safety Vehicle range aimed at the construction market.
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.
EMOSS MOBILE SYSTEMS believe in ZERO EMISSION inner city distribution, and offer a wide range of applications for all electric commercial vehicles.
Our one stop shop conversion concept offers the optimum powertrain for mid and heavy duty vehicle application. Our modular build system is managed by the EMOSS energy control unit providing a customised solution for all vehicle operational requirements.
EMOSS have extensive experience and knowledge of working with the major truck OEM’s , DAF,VOLVO, IVECO, MAN and MERCEDES.In principle, any truck chassis can be equipped with the EMOSS all electric driveline between 3.5t up to 27 t rigid, and 50t GVW artic tractors. For more details visit www.emoss.biz
Exeros-Technologies are award-winning experts in the design and installation of advanced vehicle safety technology, specialising in HD CCTV camera systems, fleet-tracking, driver-monitoring and improving communication with vulnerable road users.
The company is involved in a multitude of significant projects for top 50 UK fleet operators, ensuring all vehicles including construction and plant machinery, HGVs, vans and emergency response vehicles meet national safety standards and achieve compliance with TFL transport schemes, including FORS, CLOCS and Crossrail.
To develop our exclusive range of products we consult and rigorously test our all our systems with partners from the Emergency Services, Highways Management, Public Transport and commercial fleets. This has ensured our solutions are purpose-built for commercial vehicles to improve safety, monitor driver behaviour and reduce cost.
Product innovation is top-priority at Exeros and our broad portfolio of systems reflect the company’s commitment to design and functionality.
Our bespoke systems ensure that your assets are compliant, safer and easily monitored, whilst mitigating risks to vulnerable road users and allowing transport operators to significantly reduce accidents, injuries and insurance claims.
Please find us at stand P29 at Freight in the City
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.
Fraikin is enjoying a busy 2016 which has seen it continue to grow its base of contract hire and fleet management customers, plus extend its rental fleet yet further – with an additional 50 trailers entering operation, fresh on the back of a £13m investment in new Euro VI rental vehicles in 2015.
Freight Transport Association
FTA is one of the UK’s largest trade associations and represents over 15,000 members relying on or
providing transport integration both domestically and internationally, to or from the UK. Our members
include hauliers, freight forwarders, rail, sea and air freight operators, through to customers – producers, manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers. They cover all modes of transport – road, rail, air and sea.
FTA members operate over 200,000 commercial goods vehicles on the roads in the UK – more than half the UK fleet. FTA members also consign around 90 per cent of goods moved by rail and around 70 per cent of goods moved by air and sea.
You can find more information at www.fta.co.uk, follow us on twitter.com/newsfromfta and join us on
FTA will be presenting the winner of the FTA Driver of the Year 2016 competition at 12:30 in the main Seminar Area, all are welcome to attend.
Gulliver’s Truck Hire
Gulliver’s are specialists in General and Municipal vehicle hire with an extensive fleet of 6,000 late registration vehicles. Established 56 years ago; we’re a family run company, with strong principles backed by knowledgeable dedicated staff and high quality vehicles.
Our reputation for service excellence and added value can be provided from any one of our national service centres. Each of our depots has its own team of mechanics offering 24/7 365 breakdown cover, ensuring we’re ready to work for your business.
Vehicles can be tailored to clients’ individual specifications for long term or contract hire agreements, where service excellence and added value comes as standard. In addition we have a spot rental support fleet to bolster contracts and cultivate new business.
We would be delighted to meet you and discuss your specific vehicle requirements. Our strength is listening first and then providing a bespoke solution tailored to your individual operation.
Hiab is the leading provider of load handling equipment and services. We offer products, services and spare parts that are used in on-road transport and delivery.
Our high quality equipment enables our customers to move, hoist, load and unload products, equipment and materials efficiently and reliably. The Hiab product range includes Hiab loader cranes, Jonsered forestry and recycling cranes, Logilift forestry cranes, Moffett truck-mounted forklifts, Multilift demountables, as well as Del, Waltco and Zepro tail lifts.
On display at the show will be Hiab’s new environmentally smart loading solution that uses an electro-hydraulic system, or ePTO, installed alongside the traditional engine-driven system. Del will also be exhibiting its FC500, an all-in-one solution full-closure tail lift, incorporating a rear frame, top door and tail lift.
Visit the Hiab stand W27 at Freight in the City Expo to see how we can provide innovative equipment, services and solutions that can unlock the full potential of load handling, helping customers optimise their businesses.
Isuzu Truck UK Ltd
Since their foundation in 1916, Isuzu has continually been at the forefront of truck evolution, introducing iconic models of quality and reliability, now relied upon by organisations in over 120 countries worldwide. Isuzu Truck UK have a wide ranging & fully national dealer network offering vehicles ranging from 3.5 tonnes through to 12 tonnes GVW, all supplied with a 3-year unlimited mileage manufactures warranty. All Isuzu trucks are further supported by an award winning, bespoke, customer CARE programme which is totally unique with the industry.”
Martin Flach, Iveco Product Director, explained: “We have broken down the boundaries that made natural gas a ‘niche’ segment, so we felt it was the perfect opportunity to bring our New Stralis NP to Freight in the City for the first time. Indeed, gas now offers the widest range of opportunities to replace diesel in the commercial vehicle market – it’s no longer a fuel of tomorrow, it’s a fuel of today.
“With our Natural Power technology we have the benefit of a simplified after-treatment system, meaning there’s no need for EGR, SCR, AdBlue or particulate filters. Plus the reduced cost of natural gas versus diesel translates directly into a lower total cost of ownership. The driving experience is also now on a par with flagship diesel models.”
Joloda (International) Ltd
Joloda International Ltd is the worlds leading designer, manufacturer and installer of truck and container loading equipment.
We are market leaders in the aircargo industry, FMCG distribution, drinks industry, supplying systems to Coca Cola, Fed ex and Unilever to name a few.
As well as trucks, Joloda also have the ‘Vanloda’ system. This is a portable rollerbed system ideal for moving anything heavy on pallets or Tote boxes in delivery vans whilst preventing product and van damage. Loading time reduction is over 50% as pallets are rolled with ease to the front of the van in a few seconds.
The Vanloda system is fitted to the van in 20 minutes and is the quickest and safest method of loading your van, moving pallets up to 1200kgs. Visit the stand for a live demonstration!
Established in 1973, Lawrence David are one of the U.K’s leading manufacturers of curtainsider trailers, box vans, refrigerated & rigid bodywork. Operating from our new head office in Peterborough, the site has allowed us to grow our rigid body production facilities, offering a range of rigid bodywork from 3.5T home delivery vans to 32T UDV’s. We pride ourselves on our ability to provide solutions to the issues urban delivery operators face.
Lawrence David is more than just a manufacturer, we are able to offer a complete end to end service ensuring total peace of mind. From fleet management and repair via LD Asset Management, tailored finance options from LD Asset Finance to a range of trailer body and tail-lift parts via LD Multi Parts, we offer a range of services to suit your needs.
Visit Lawrence David at stand W26 to find out more about how we can help you.
London Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Representing the interests of business large and small, we connect thousands of business people every year, offer our members a wide range of practical and professional services and promote the interests of our members to key decision-makers and influencers.
On current trends, London’s population will reach 10 million by 2030. Freight movements are the lifeblood of our city economies, and as demand grows in the capital it is vital that London’s limited road space is utilized as efficiently and effectively as possible. It is for this reason that LCCI is delighted to support Freight in the City.
Maple Fleet Services
Maple Fleet Services Ltd is a leading authority on safety and security solutions for the commercial vehicle market. With more than 40 years experience of successfully designing, manufacturing, distributing and installing a wide range of applications, Maple continues to set the benchmark for security within the logistics sector. Maple will be showing their new ‘Integritas’ range – the next generation of vehicle sealing and load integrity. An automatic, electronic tamper-evident security seal with integrated lock and comprehensive audit trail capabilities – Integritas is an innovative and flexible solution that can be tailored to suit individual requirements. The access control solution offers numerous unique benefits including choice of touchkey or PIN control, rapid data-transfer and emergency PIN access. With an ever increasing focus on urban operations and ‘last mile’ deliveries, Maple has built a solid offering of specific products aimed at guaranteeing the integrity of your vehicles and their cargo is maintained at all times.
TRUCKSTOPS, from Mapmechanics, is one of the world’s most widely used vehicle route optimisation solutions, offering multidrop, multi-route planning, fully configurable to work with your operation to create least cost plans that meet your criteria quickly and efficiently.
Truckstops uses detailed vehicle and stop information including driver details, goods transported, time windows, special considerations and much more.
Truckstops integrates with many Tracking, ePOD, Enterprise Management, Transport Management and Warehouse Management systems resulting in an end to end logistics solution that can benefit your business in many different ways such as minimising fuel costs, reducing distance travelled, optimising use of vehicles, reducing time spent planning, and more.
For more information visit www.truckstopsrouting.com
Massey Truck Engineering Ltd
Massey Truck Engineering Ltd, one of the UK’s leading truck bodybuilders. Established almost 50 years for bespoke bodywork, with specialist body shops in Sheffield and Bolton offering our customers expert advice on fleet or individual requirements.
MTE design and build an extensive range of commercial vehicle body work for customer’s individual needs. Quality always high on the agenda is supported by continuing investment in both production and design facilities and supported by a well-established and highly skilled workforce.
We are pleased to be exhibiting at Freight in the City events this year showcasing our bespoke built, low entry-city cab Mercedes Econic vehicle for the Travis Perkins group.
MC Rental Ltd
MC Rental provides hassle-free vehicle rental solutions. As a dynamic company we are always looking forward and investing in the latest technology and features. As a result we have a modern and diverse fleet of nearly 3000 vehicles with an average age of just 23 months. From vans to HGV rigid trucks and tractor units, we have all types of commercial vehicles available on a short to long term rental or contract hire basis.
Our fleet contains a range of FORS and CLOCS compliant vehicles to assist with safe movement in the urban environment. We are constantly striving to reduce our carbon footprint, reflected in our work processes as well as our fleet. Over 60% of our trucks are Euro 6 which delivers maximum fuel economy with minimum emissions.
MC Rental are dedicated to supporting our customers achieve a safer, cleaner urban freight network.
Mercedes – Benz Trucks
Launched in the UK in 1997 the Mercedes-Benz Econic, with its Direct Vision cab, provides the operator the ideal chassis platform for today’s busy inner-city environments and the driver with unrivalled fields of vision.
With over 5600 Econics in operation across the UK, including 65 construction bodied vehicles operating within London, the Econic clearly demonstrates the need to deliver todays produce on safety focussed vehicles.
Sold and supported exclusively in the UK by the Mercedes-Benz dealer network, the FUSO Canter range, with vehicles covering 3.5 to 9 tonnes, offers operators class leading payloads and a factory built Eco HyBrid, which comes with a 10 year battery warrantee and offers fuel savings of up to 23%.
Mercury Fuel Systems Ltd
Mercury Fuel Systems Ltd are pleased to be exhibiting at Freight in the City 2016, displaying its innovative Quicksilver-AFI fully sequential LPG injection system designed and developed for most HGV diesel engines including Euro6 specification.
Visit our stand P9 and see our Euro6 Scania R410 6×2 Demo unit converted to run on our LPG/Diesel Dual Fuel system. Tested at Millbrook and Mira, it can reduce your fuel costs by up to 15%, NOx on an Urban Cycle by up to 45%, and Co2 by approximately 6-7%.
Always aware of change, evolution of the Quicksilver range now includes research into other alternative liquid fuels such as Bio Propane/Diesel, LNG, CNG and Methanol at our R&D base in Avonmouth.
Tony Dent, Mercury’s Sales Manager and Mike Bennett, Technical Manager look forward to meeting everyone on stand P9
O’Donovan Waste Disposal
Founded in 1959, family-run O’Donovan Waste Disposal Ltd aims to lead the way in safe, green and efficient waste operations across London. Based in north London with three sites and 150 employees, O’Donovan offers a wide range of services including skip hire, roll on/off bins, waste transfer stations, tipper and grab lorry services, recycled aggregates, road sweepers, wheelie bins and demolition services.
O’Donovan is passionate about the waste industry and about working as safely and sustainably as possible. The company champions a range of ongoing initiatives which demonstrate top-down commitment and as such is widely regarded within the construction, waste and logistics industry as a champion for health and safety, training and environmental excellence. The company is a CLOCS Champion and FORS Gold operator.
O’Donovan has invested heavily in waste processing and ensures the maximum is recycled or re-used. Recycled aggregates are produced using state-of-the-art equipment, as per the WRAP quality protocol before going on to be reused in construction and infrastructure projects. All of its recycled materials come with a British Standard quality certification. By demonstrating excellence in environmental practice across the sector, O’Donovan diverts 100% of all waste collected from landfill. For more information visit: odonovan.co.uk
Outspoken Delivery is a leading and innovative cycle based delivery business operating in Cambridge, Glasgow and Norwich.
Using a fleet of electric assist cargo bikes and trikes capable of carrying between 100kg and 300kg of cargo, Outspoken undertake deliveries in dense urban areas for companies wanting a solution to congestion and access issues and to help meet their emissions targets. We operate micro-consolidation centres for a number of national and international logistics companies undertaking last mile delivery work.
On display is an electric assist Radkutsche Musketier cargo trike used primarily for last mile delivery work.
Pie Mapping is a fleet management and journey planning platform for any person or business that drivers, vehicles and customer orders has to manage. Our mission is to provide a next generation human-centered, inclusive solution that every business with a fleet can afford, and easily use to increase efficiency. All powered with the best available technology, Pie’s own compliant routing and maps, and the most comprehensive design.
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.
As one of Europe’s leading truck manufacturers, Renault Trucks are justifiably gaining a fast-growing reputation as the customer’s cost champion through its robust, energy-efficient vehicle range launched in 2013.
As such Renault Trucks is fully behind the principles of ‘Freight in the City’ by helping under-pressure urban operators achieve lower emissions and reduced vehicle whole-life operating costs in addition to providing innovative cost-effective solutions to ensure drivers, pedestrians and cyclists are all kept safe.
For example, with a history of working in partnership with city operators, Renault are committed to provide specially-designed additional safety features, such as additional lower passenger door windows on its Range D, to give the driver optimal vision in inner-city traffic situations.
This valuable expertise is now extended to Renault Trucks’ Master van range, which can be ordered with enhanced safety features like a four-camera 360o CCTV system, nearside proximity sensors and a voice-synthesised left-turn alarm.
Route Monkey is a global leader in the scheduling and optimisation of assets for a wide range of sectors including fleets, logistics, and ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs).
Its award-winning route optimisation and scheduling software eliminates unnecessary mileage and increases vehicle utilisation. Making millions of calculations in a short period of time, it also substantially cuts the human resource required for transport planning.
Typically Route Monkey can reduce fleet costs by up to 20 per cent and substantially cut carbon emissions. Affordable and self-funding, the savings generated are considerably higher than the investment required. Fleet customers include fashion retailer Net-A-Porter and Iceland Foods.
Route Monkey has gained international recognition for technical innovation and is the market leader in the optimisation of ULEVs as well as smart energy and Intelligent Mobility. Its EVOS technology is the world’s first optimisation software for electric vehicles.
Route Monkey can deploy its technology in a number of ways including: inside end-user software applications, in the Cloud, as a service, or embedded into the client’s own technology.
As part of Trakm8 Holdings Plc, Route Monkey can provide a fully integrated telematics and fleet management solution, including vehicle tracking, tachograph analysis, dashboard cameras and driver behaviour.
SmartWitness are a World leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of multi-award winning In-Vehicle Cameras, Recorders and Safety Systems. The company were the pioneers in creating the first commercial grade dash camera and are recognised by Industry authorities as being the partner of strength in the field of in-vehicle CCTV. SmartWitness roots date back to 2007 and today are responsible for the protection of over 200,000 vehicles covering in excess of 35 million miles every day. SmartWitness are the partner of choice for the Insurance and Telematics Industries based on their experience, independence and knowhow.
For more information visit www.smartwitness.com
Spillard Safety Systems
SPILLARD SAFETY SYSTEMS is an industry leader in innovative design, supply and installation of vehicle safety equipment that improves driver all round awareness and saves lives.
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 largest specialist safety equipment suppliers to the quarrying, mining, plant, commercial vehicle and waste industries.
“The technology is there now to make driving large vehicles safer and we have developed a cost effective way of allowing our customers to be at the forefront of these developments.” Peter Spillard, Managing Director
Stoneridge Electronics is a leading designer and manufacturer of highly engineered electrical and electronic components, modules and systems. With a strong reputation for developing innovative and highly reliable products it supplies instrument clusters, tachographs, telematics systems and safety and security systems to the automotive and commercial vehicle sectors.
Stoneridge will be showing its unique Mirror Replacement system, MirrorEyeTM, replacing traditional mirrors with cameras and interior displays. The industry leading product enhances safety with the removal of blind spots and with the removal of side mirrors the vehicle is more streamlined, achieving better fuel economy.
It will also have its own Innovation truck on display equipped with a cluster with a high end graphical display as well as the latest generation digital tachograph, the SE5000 Exakt Duo2, which studies have shown reduces driver infringements by an average of 60%.
Visit Stoneridge on stand W29 or for more information: www.Stoneridge.com
Sygic Business Solutions is a specialized division of Sygic Company, the developer of the most advanced navigation app, trusted by 150+ million drivers worldwide. We focus on developing Professional GPS Navigation with routing optimised for trucks and delivery vans. In field of fright delivery, we focus to help post and parcel services to succeed in the first time delivery challenge saving time, fuel and reducing erroneous deliveries.
• Reduce Distances Driven by 10%
• Save up to 30% battery consumption compared to online navigation apps
• Provide accurate delivery times with precise ETA
• Delivery zones restrictions in maps
• Effective management and optimisation of itineraries with time windows
• Track-my-parcel functionality
Every day Sygic navigates over 500 000 professional drivers worldwide. Our team consists of over 150 talented professionals, committed to developing innovative products and the company remains one the fastest growing IT companies in Europe.
To learn more please visit sygic.com/business.
Teletrac Navman UK
Teletrac Navman are a global leader in GPS-based fleet optimisation products and services, including real-time vehicle tracking and analytics that enable companies to monitor, measure and improve operational costs and efficiencies. The company’s technology currently tracks more than 500,000 vehicles owned by over 40,000 organisations on five continents, making it one of the world’s largest fleet management providers. Headquartered in Glenview, IL, Teletrac Navman has offices in the United States, Mexico, Europe, New Zealand and Australia.
For more information visit www.teletracnavman.co.uk
The Resources Group
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.
The Vehicle Group
The Vehicle Group – is Europe’s leading Automotive Technology manufacturer and we will be exhibiting the latest in Vehicle CCTV and Safety Solutions. Looking out for vulnerable road users and minimising the risk associated, We have combined the very latest in CCTV technology with digital video recorders (DVR’s) to provide a whole new dimension to vehicle safety & security. Whatever the size of vehicle, with a range of cameras situated around your Van or HGV and superb recording quality of both images and sound, any incident or accident will be permanently captured.
Reduce Accidents and Insurance Premiums with the latest 360˚ ‘look down’ camera system, Omni-Vue™, this innovative system eliminates all vehicle blind-spots; a cyclist and insurance friendly system. The easy to interpret display also helps the driver to manoeuvre in difficult situations.
Additionally, the driver can view a single, ultra wide-angle lens, camera that’s displayed simultaneously in the 2nd monitor ‘window’; this display is triggered automatically, i.e. reverse camera is displayed when reversing and a side-view camera(s) displayed when turning. The system is usually supplied with a 4CH DVR (SSD memory, equivalent to 500GB HDD) and can also be utilised with Side Sensors & a ‘Turning Warning Alarm’.
Omni-Vue™ is suitable for rigid-bodied vehicle, or tractor/trailer applications.
A low cost 12V system, Omni-Van™, is now also available.
Nationwide installation; please visit our stand to discuss your requirements.
Transdek will be exhibiting two Urban Double Deck Trailers (ambient and temperature-controlled), which enable high volume deliveries to city centres reducing noise and air pollution, congestion, and transport costs. Both trailers offer up to 100% more load capacity than a typical 26-tonne rigid, and 50% more than a single deck urban artic, cutting transport costs by up to 50% on city-centre deliveries.
The latest trailers on show feature new quiet technology developments particularly suited for night time and out-of-hours deliveries including a quiet tail-lift that utilises a unique ram configuration and specialised floor covering which deadens operating noise. In addition Transdek’s innovative ‘twin slide’ doors which improve safety and load security have been developed for optimal noise reduction, utilising ultra-quiet, low friction nylon slides and acoustic panels.
Transport Exchange Group
Established in 2000, Transport Exchange Group operates two of the UK’s largest and fastest-growing independent freight exchanges: Haulage Exchange and Courier Exchange. It is now, by some distance, the leading provider of managed freight exchange services for the road transport industry.
Every day over 4,000 companies are using the Exchange platform, powered by our unique SCALE technology (Smart Content and Location Engine), to find or fill available capacity and improve efficiency.
With over 14,000 users, 31,000 vehicles trading 700,000 movements each month in the UK and Europe-wide, our platform helps members to better address the issues of empty journeys, driver shortages, demand fluctuations and poor asset and load visibility.
The Exchange uses advanced telematics integration to help logistics businesses dramatically reduce empty running thus cutting costs, reducing emission and improving profitability.
Led by cutting edge technology and backed by more than 15 of the UK’s most popular telematics providers the Exchange has helped its members save over 1.2 million liters of fuel and reduce CO2 emissions by over 9,000 tones in the last 12 months alone.
Transport for London
London’s population is growing and is forecast to reach 10 million by 2031. This will mean higher demand for goods and services. Freight deliveries are vital to London’s sustained economic growth and around 90 per cent of all freight moves by road in London. Our team within TfL works to ensure the logistics industry can sustainably serve London’s growing economy and population with the right vehicles, delivering in a safe, clean and efficient way, driven by the safest drivers.
We have a series of programmes that can help reduce congestion, improve air quality and road safety, and create better trading environments.
Visit us at stand W20 to find out more.
Tranzaura is a leading provider of safety and compliance solutions to the transport and logistics sectors with operations currently in Ireland and the UK, servicing clients in all transport verticals including haulage, bus, retail, waste, construction and oil.
Our vehicle compliance solution, released in 2014, has replaced the traditional paper based system of daily vehicle checks with cloud based technology and was adopted by Travis Perkins plc in early 2015, integrating the solution into their existing business systems ensuring a safe and legally compliant fleet across the entire organisation.
Travis Perkins plc are the UK’s largest supplier of building materials to the home improvement, construction and trade markets. With 20+ businesses, our road fleet is 4000 vehicles strong and road safety is at the forefront of our agenda.
Supporting Freight in the City enables us to both showcase and help educate around ‘best practice’ and also serves as a great forum to understand the challenges facing the industry. Travis Perkins plc are founder members of FORS and an active member of CLOCS, recently investing in Low Entry / Hi Viability vehicles.
Truck Align London Ltd
Truck Align London Ltd (ISO 9001:2015 certified), is the largest manufacturer of CLOCS/FORS n/s truck door windows, these windows are made so that the truck driver has much more vision down low on the left hand side of the truck where cyclists and pedestrians often appear.
We produce truck door windows for Scania GB, Daf, Volvo, MAN and Mercedes Benz, obviously there are many different types within all the manufacturer’s models. We currently have over 16 different variants.
If we do not have any particular vehicle, we can rapid prototype and fit withing 4 weeks ususally. We are currently producing right hand door kits for Daf and Volvo for road sweepers and vehicles and in Europe.
We also can collect and deliver your vehicle or door for a 24hr turnaround as long as it is booked in.
Vehicle Weighing Solutions Ltd (VWS)
Vehicle Weighing Solutions Ltd (VWS) specialises in the design, manufacture, installation and service of underbody weighing, bin weighing, overload protection systems, axle weighbridges and waste management software. Widely regarded as the UK market leader, our British designed and manufactured load cells are built to BS ISO09001 at our facility in Reading and we operate our service and installation hub from Chesterfield. Our weighing systems are highly regarded for accuracy and reliability and are used across a range of sectors including local authority, waste management, highways, haulage and quarrying. We have strong partnerships with associated companies including Applied Weighing International and VWS Software Solutions, both of which offer complimentary products and services, enabling us to deliver best in class systems and support.
Vehicle safety experts Vision Techniques are excited return to Freight in the City to demonstrate their multi award-winning handbrake failsafe system VT BrakeSafe; the only vehicle rollaway prevention system available for commercial vehicles. Our automated system applies the handbrake if a driver forgets to when leaving the vehicle, averting runaways. The VCA approved system recently won the Motor Transport award for Innovation and has been featured in Commercial Motor and Motor Transport. We’ll also be demonstrating our cyclist safety system VT TurnAware and DVR recording system VT Record at the show – Visit us at stand P1 for more information.
VisionTrack is a leading in-vehicle camera technology provider, offering fleets the most innovative, reliable and cost-effective solutions on the market to aid road safety initiatives and protect against fraudulent claims. Its full HD camera product range, supported by an advanced fleet tracking platform, includes the flagship 3G VT2000. The device is capable of transmitting footage within seconds using extremely low amounts of data – around 350kB for a ten-second clip. This allows quick access to video, even in poor signal areas, and reduces potentially hefty data charges.
Such scalable vehicle cameras and tracking technologies are now more important than ever in the campaign to help make UK urban roads safer. The video content and information produced provides fleet managers with invaluable insights into operations and total visibility of driving standards to support vital driver behaviour development programmes.
As a global truck manufacturer, Volvo are supporting ‘Freight in the City’ because we are closely involved in working with urban operators to deliver transport solutions that help reduce vehicle whole-life operating costs, lower emissions and assist compliance to ultimately keep drivers, cyclists and pedestrians safe.
For example, Volvo have initiated several additional safety features for city traffic including additional lower windows on the Volvo FL or FE passenger door and a retro-fit lower additional window on the Volvo FM/FMX passenger door, all specially designed to provide the driver with optimum direct vision in city environments.
On display will be a Volvo FE-320 CNG Natural Gas truck with a spark ignition offering the benefits of reduced carbon emission, low noise, no Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) or diesel particulate filter.