There is a real threat in the UK due to the shortage of truck drivers, for fleet owners this can be a real danger to their operations. Many of the current truck drivers are aging and retiring, leaving a very small pool of drivers left for operators to recruit.
They may have been in the news for all the wrong reasons lately, but Volkswagen still know how to look after their owners. With the night’s drawing in and the weather getting colder, you may be thinking about preparing your vehicle for the winter, well if you own a VW van then you don’t have to worry.
When it comes to driving and owning a van, depreciation and running costs can be intimidating. There are several tricks that you can employ to really maximise the value of your van. If you’re struggling to keep running costs low and value high, then here are a few tricks you should employ:
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.