It seems like these days everyone is telling you to go for smaller, more efficient vehicles all the time. While this may make sense on private vehicles, when it comes to commercial vans it isn’t always the best idea.
It was a quiet summer for the commercial vehicle market this year, with figures slipping in June and July however August has brought with it an acceleration in sales.
If you’ve been keeping up with the news lately then you will have undoubtedly have heard plenty about Volkswagen’s emissions-rigging. While this will undoubtedly have a huge impact on VW as a company, what are the real world effects that this rigging will have on the company’s customers?
In the last financial year, UPS spent nearly $3.9 billion in 2014 on gasoline for its transportation fleet operating around the world. This is a huge chunk of cash and is a necessity for the company, however UPS have announced that they want to cut this cost and be more environmentally friendly.
Despite our previous post about 40% of van driver’s not branding their van, there are still huge benefits to be had from having signwriting on your vehicle. If you’re just starting out on your own or want to spread your business further, then this is a great and relatively cheap way of gaining custom.
As manufacturers are making more and more reliable vehicles, many of them are starting to extend their warranty to give their customers that little bit of extra security.
French Car Manufacturer, Renault, has launched a new app that works in conjunction with their Trafic and Master models, and is designed to appeal to van owners and small businesses. This app promises to add some of the functionality of fleet management software without the hefty price tag normally associated with this product.
Despite offering free advertising and giving your van a unique appearance, 40% of van drivers prefer not to put any sort of branding on their vehicle. While this means that the majority are more than happy to promote their business and any memberships with trade associations etc., a large chunk prefer to stay anonymous.