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Join us at Future Fleet Forum 2018

Brought to you by LAPV, CILT, The City of London and the City of New York
24 January 2018, Guildhall, City of London
25 January 2018, City of London Corporation Offices, City of London


Programme highlights include

  • Learn about changes in legislation and fleet procurement processes and procedures
  • Achieve a greater understanding about how local authority fleet management works in different types of councils
  • Identify new ways to improve the efficiency of operations and reduce costs
  • Gain CPD points,

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Cycle Ride raises £1,152.66 for Swindon’s Needy Dogs!

A Swindon charity that looks after and rehomes stray and needy dogs is set to benefit from the substantial and strenuous fund-raising efforts of our not so super-fit cycling Squad.

Jason Airey, Damien Penman (pictured) and Geert Vloedgraven took part in Cycle Heroes 2017, a charity bike ride that has become an annual feature in the waste and logistics industry calendar.

The trio cycled around 300 km from Ghent in Belgium to Amsterdam in the Netherlands as part of a team of 25 riders from several different businesses across the industry who undertook the three-day challenge. 

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Tacho Live could save you a fortune when new legislation comes into force

New legislation put before Parliament today will bring tougher penalties for breaking drivers’ hours rules. DVSA will be able to issue fixed penalty notices and on the spot fines of up to £300 for breaking the rules.

Our Tacho Live system gives you visibility of individual drivers’ hours instantly, in real time:

stop driver infringements before they happen
peace of mind that your drivers are compliant
protects your O Licence
works with FTA rules engine
maximise driver hours,

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Please help us raise money for our nominated charity, SN Dogs

Our not so super-fit cycling team are taking part in Cycle Heroes 2017, the waste and logistics industry’s annual charity bike ride.

This year 25 riders have signed up to tackle the three-day ride.  The team will be covering 300km as they cycle from Ghent in Belgium to Amsterdam in the Netherlands.  They set off on 28 September and hope to arrive on 1 October.

Cycle Heroes fundraising target this year is £30k which will be going to many different charities. 

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RWM Holiday Voucher Winner

Pictured left to right: Alison Conroy of Hako, CMS’s Jason Airey and Sally Cumner and on the right Barry Dennis, Chairman of RWM who picked out the winning entry.

Well done Steve Drakard from St Edmundsbury Borough Council, you are the winner of the CMS & Hako holiday voucher competition.

Visitors to RWM17 at the NEC had the opportunity to visit the CMS and Hako stands and taste wines from around the World to enter the prize draw.  

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Helping Howard Tenens stay one step ahead with compliance

Download our case study to find out more about how we are helping Howard Tenens future-proof their fleet and stay one step ahead on compliance matters.

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Earn CPD hours with OWL Roadshow

  Accredited CPD status (continuing professional development) has been awarded to The OWL Midlands Roadshow by industry body CILT (The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport).

The Institute, who have recognised that OWL events are relevant and topical to the freight and logistics industry, will award delegates three CPD hours for attendance.

The event, which takes place on Thursday 13 July 2017 will be chaired by CIWM’s Paul Frith (The Chartered Institute of Waste Management) and the opening speaker is OWL Chairman Barry Sheerman MP. 

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OWL Midlands Roadshow, 13 July 2017

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The OWL Midlands Roadshow will be held on Thursday 13 July 2017 at Wroxall Abbey Hotel & Estate in Warwickshire.

OWL events are designed to help both local authority and private operators understand the benefits of the latest vehicle technology that’s available specifically for the waste, transport and logistics sectors.

An exhibition of “best in class”

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Developing electric vehicle telematics for Corby Borough Council

Download our case study to find out more about how we’ve been working with Corby Borough Council to develop telematics for their electric vehicles.

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Get Connected – Live and fully-integrated compliance service launched

We are proud to announce the launch of Get Connected, in conjunction with our industry partners Vision Techniques and Vehicle Weighing Solutions and supported by Broadspire.

By integrating the services from each partner customers are able to manage all their compliance issues centrally in real-time via a single compliance dashboard.

The Get Connected Managed Service is also available.

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Crash and near miss investigation by Broadspire    Broadspire

Helping you to achieve FORS recognition.

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