Amber Valley leads the way in blind spot elimination with their incredibly popular Indicator Alarmalight. The ultimate audible and visual warning system. Triggered by the indicator it warns the pedestrian or cyclist of the potential dangers.Mutes with hazard lights to avoid confusion. ½ volume at night to avoid noise pollution. Also available is our speed module to switch the unit off over a pre-determined speed. This unit is being trialled by many blue ship companies where fleet safety is a high priority and has been specified by many fleets after successful trials.
ATE are leaders in ground-breaking wheel safety advancement with the development of Wheel Sentry®. Every year, 7,500 – 11,000 wheel fixing defects occur, causing 150-400 wheel detachments. Proper wheel care is needed to prevent damage, injuries and fatalities as a result of wheel loss, as well as VOSA prohibitions, downtime and costly repairs. Wheel Sentry® makes wheel checks easy, to re-torque loose wheel nuts and restore the clamping force. Wheel Sentry® is the only wheel nut indicator and retainer system in one and has been well received across a number of industry sectors, including the logistics and haulage industry. Wheel Sentry® is quick and simple to fit, without tools, and caters for all stud configurations.
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 displayed. 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 one 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 in January of Cartwright Conversions Ltd 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.
DAF Truck is the UK market leader with a range of vehicles built in the UK that includes vehicles from 7.5t to 44t. The DAF Range are ideally suited to urban operation with good all round visibility, exceptional manoeuvrability, easy cab access and the latest Euro 6 compliant low emission engines. The DAF Range includes a number of models which can also be specified with the innovative ‘Silent Mode’ which reduces vehicle noise for quiet evening and night-time deliveries.
DHL are the world’s largest logistics specialist, offering a comprehensive suite of services drawing on our global scale and local insight to deliver value across the supply chain. The growing need for speed, accuracy and visibility, along with efficiency and cost control, presents a number of key challenges to all supply chain and logistics directors. DHL plays a leading role in meeting these challenges by providing high-quality, cost-efficient transport solutions across all sectors in the UK and Ireland from the initial consultancy and design, to final mile delivery and reverse logistics.
ECO Stars is a fleet recognition scheme that encourages and helps operators of HGVs, buses, coaches, vans and taxis to run fleets in the most efficient and green way. The scheme provides recognition for best operational practices, and guidance for making improvements. The ultimate aim is to reduce fuel consumption which naturally leads to fewer vehicle emissions and has the added benefit of saving money. Since the first scheme launched in South Yorkshire six years ago, ECO Stars has grown to more than 20 schemes throughout the UK, with more in the pipeline. Membership is free to all operators, regardless of size. ECO Stars is delighted to be supporting Freight in the City – an event which shares many of our values and ambitions for cleaner and more efficient fleet operations.
The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is a voluntary accreditation scheme that aims to improve fleet activity throughout the UK and beyond. FORS encompasses all aspects of safety, fuel efficiency, vehicle emissions and improved operations. FORS helps fleet operators to measure and monitor performance and adopt best practice. It is open to any company operating a fleet including vans, lorries, mini-buses and coaches and to the organisations that award contracts to those operators. 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. Apply today and join the 3,600 FORS accredited companies already on board. For more information go to www.fors-online.org.uk or contact the FORS Helpline on 08448 09 09 44 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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 commercial vehicle 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. In 2015 Fraikin invested more than £13 million in Euro VI vehicles for its 1,000-strong rental fleet, continued to grow its base of contract hire and fleet management customers, plus entered the trailer rental market with an initial offering of 200 modern tri-axle trailers. Fraikin enjoys the financial strength of being owned by CVC Capital Partners, one of the world’s leading private equity and investment advisory firms.
Sold and supported exclusively by Mercedes-Benz Truck, the FUSO Canter, with vehicles ranging from 3.5 tonnes to 9.0 tonnes, offers outstanding economy, small vehicle footprints and high payloads, all ideal attributes for city centre distribution. The FUSO Canter HyBrid, with its 110 kW (150 hp) diesel engine works in parallel with a state-of-the-art, slimline, 40 kW (54 hp) electric motor and offers proven technology and economy like no other commercial vehicle. Using electric power alone during the start off process, the vehicle switches to a combination of diesel and electric operation once a speed of approximately 6mph has been reached. During operation, switching between modes is seamless and requires no input from the driver. With a 10 year battery warranty the Fuso Canter HyBrid makes perfect economic sense.
Greater Manchester Chamber
Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is the largest Chamber of Commerce in the UK, providing business support to approximately 4,500 members who collectively employ 350,000 people, around one-third of Greater Manchester’s workforce. The Chamber is an independent, not-for-profit private company and its aim is to support businesses and help create the best climate for the region to prosper. This is achieved by ensuring that those taking decisions on key issues such as transport, taxation and business regulation hear the voice of our members. The Chamber also offers a range of networking forums across Greater Manchester, free as part of membership, plus a variety of other events and services designed to benefit specific sectors or individuals and help businesses to grow. www.gmchamber.co.uk
GreenRoad is a global leader in fleet performance management solutions, helping organisations achieve greater productivity and improved safety and performance through real-time actionable data. Through its advanced technology and analytics, GreenRoad provides a comprehensive solution to change driver behaviour and manage fleet performance and efficiency. Its platform organisations improve driving safety, increase fuel economy, lower insurance premiums and reduce accident-related costs whilst maintaining corporate and regulatory compliance and reducing overall risk. With over 8 billion miles monitored and 600,000 driving years logged, GreenRoad serves companies of all sizes across many industries including passenger transport, utilities, food, service and delivery. GreenRoad engages drivers directly to generate meaningful, lasting change through real-time, in-vehicle feedback and highly effective change management methodology
Gulliver’s are specialists in General and Municipal vehicle hire, with an extensive fleet of 6,000 late registration vehicles. Established over 55 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. We would be delighted to meet you and discuss your specific vehicle requirements, whether it is for short, long or tailored contract hire. Our strength is listening first and providing a bespoke solution tailored to your individual operation.
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.
Massey Truck Engineering Ltd
Massey Truck Engineering Ltd, one of the UK’s leading truck bodybuilders. Established almost 40 years for bespoke bodywork, with specialist body shops in Sheffield and Bolton offering customers expert advice on individual or fleet requirements. MTE design and build an extensive range of commercial vehicle bodywork for customers’ individual needs. Quality always high on the agenda is supported by continued investment in both production and design facilities and supported by a well established and skilled workforce. A full paint and livery service is also carried out on site in a purpose build state of the art paint shop which houses 3 full drive through spray-brakes and comprehensive finishing area. After sales MTE can offer quick and efficient repairs, service and a fully equipped spares department.
Widely recognised for providing a trusted mix of vehicles, all ideally suited to meet the needs of inner city transport, Mercedes-Benz Trucks and FUSO Canter Trucks are once again proud to be supporting Freight in the City. With a range of vehicles, from 3.5 to 44 tonnes, Mercedes-Benz Trucks and FUSO Canter Trucks deliver on the attributes needed to successfully operate in densely populated city centres – safety, robustness and environmental compatibility. Representatives will be on hand to discuss a wide range of operational needs and to demonstrate the Econic with its unique “direct vision” cab, which with over 80% more glassed panels than a traditional vehicle, offers drivers and third party road users, cyclists and pedestrians, unrivalled levels of safety.
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.
Route Monkey is leading provider of route optimisation and scheduling solutions to the fleet and logistics sectors. Its award-winning 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. Customers include fashion retailer Net-A-Porter and Iceland Foods. 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.
The Spedian SuperLite system is a revolutionary new product specifically designed for the recess panels on the sides and rears of vans. The system allows you to change and reuse graphics as often as you like in a matter of 30 minutes, minimising downtime. There is no residue when the frame is removed using a specially developed tool and the Spedian System is the lightest in the world. Store the panels and keep them for annual events, change them to promote special messages. Use the flexible Spedian Superlite System, get your vans working for you as mobile billboards & keep their resale value!
Stena Line Group is an international transport and travel service company with Europe’s most comprehensive route network. We link sea, rail and road transport to ship goods as efficiently as possible. With 23 ferry routes and approximately 35 vessels operating in Scandinavia, UK, Republic of Ireland and the Baltics, the Stena Linee xtensive route network links key ports and road and rail connections across Europe and Russia. Our objective at Stena Line is to provide our customers with the maximum possible access to their markets. Our network of routes, extensive fleet of high capacity ships and superior service are underpinned by simple and efficient business processes and cutting edge customer support systems. Stena Line supports freight transportation and shipping logistics with innovative and comprehensive solutions. For more information, visit www.stenalinefreight.com
Teletrac Navman represent a global leadership in GPS-based fleet optimization products and services, including real-time vehicle tracking and analytics that enable companies to monitor, measure and improve operational costs and efficiencies. The joint company’s technology currently tracks more than 500,000 vehicles owned by over 40,000 organizations on five continents, making it one of the world’s largest fleet management providers. The company, headquartered in Glenview, IL, has offices in the United States, Mexico, UK, Europe, New Zealand and Australia.
The Resources Group
The Resources Group is the UK’s leading “one stop shop” for Driver, MHE, Health and Safety, and eLearning training. The Resources Group is proud to be the preferred training provider to Travis Perkins for their Driver Training; including FORS Safe Urban Driving. With over 60 years of combined experience in the training industry, the mission of The Resources Group is to develop safer working practices for all, and ensure consistently high standards of safety training are provided throughout the UK and Ireland. The Resources Group is accredited to a number of prestigious awarding bodies, including ALLMI, ITSSAR, JAUPT and FORS, and therefore offers a wide range of training services, including bespoke training solutions, for customers with any sized fleet.
The Vehicle Group
TVG are one of the UK’s largest suppliers of vehicle CCTV and Safety equipment in Europe. Currently supplying over 40% of the Motor Transport Top 20 Fleets in the UK. With a team of 78 staff and a network of employed engineers, using our outstanding expertise within the group, we can provide complete solutions to the variety of challenges that face commercial vehicle operations. TVG offers a complete design and manufacture, fit and manage service. Our installations are strengthened by a commitment to aftersales support that builds lasting relationships with fleet managers throughout the UK including ASDA, Travis Perkins, ALDI, British Gas and many more.
Tranzaura was founded in 2009 by Mike Price and is backed by senior software and transport industry professionals. The company is a leading provider of driver management 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. TranzSafety, released in 2014, has replaced the traditional paper based system of daily vehicle checks 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.
Vehicle & Machinery Safety and Security Group Ltd
VMSSG Ltd is a subsidiary company of Fuel Defend Global Ltd specialising in vehicle safety products to protect cyclists vulnerable road users and pedestrians. We will be displaying our new 360 degree camera system as well as our simple but effective SideSafe unit to warn of left turning vehicles amongst other products in our range.
Vehicle safety experts Vision Techniques are excited to preview their unique new system VT BrakeSafe, our automatic failsafe braking solution – developed to prevent vehicle runaway. VT StopSafe is the only safety device to apply the vehicle handbrake if a driver forgets to when leaving the vehicle. The system also works for rigid or articulated vehicles, even when they are coupled. This new system has received a lot of interest, with many high profile trials being run with customers across the country. We’ll be demonstrating the system at this years’ Freight in the City summit alongside other best-selling systems such as VT TurnAware – our award-winning cyclist detection system and VT Record our latest vehicle recording solution. If you’d like to find out more about rollaway prevention and the latest in cyclist detection systems and the latest in vehicle safety, contact Vision Techniques on 01254 679717 or email us on email@example.com
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.