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OWL Wales – Cardiff, 6 February 2020

The OWL Wales (Optimised, Waste & Logistics) Roadshow returns to St David’s Hotel in Cardiff Bay on Thursday 6 February 2020 providing fleet and waste operators the opportunity to keep abreast of the latest technological developments and best-practice in the industry.

This year OWL has an exciting new programme with a choice of interactive workshops.  Subjects tackled will include, amongst others, road transport air pollution and the reality of electric commercial vehicles.

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OWL 2020 Dates Announced

We are delighted to announce the 2020 OWL Roadshow dates.

OWL Roadshows (Optimised Waste & Logistics) have become the go-to events for fleet operators looking to keep abreast of all the latest fleet compliance requirements and vehicle and technology developments.

For 2020 there will be exciting new interactive workshops including electric vehicles and tackling road transport air pollution.

Save the dates now!

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Do your fuel levels sometimes drop and you wonder why?

Our fuel level alert system allows us to covertly monitor your fuel levels in real-time and alert you if the levels drop – even when vehicles are switched off.

Contact us for more information

Or download the info sheet here

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We’ve been shortlisted for a national technology award!

We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for a prestigious national award by Investors in People – for our work on helping to tackle environmental air pollution.

CMS have led on the development of a mobile air monitoring device that can be fitted to refuse trucks to enable councils to monitor, and better understand, their local air quality.  It is this work that has resulted in a shortlisting in the Outstanding Use of Technology sector.

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OWL NI Waste Expo Returns to Belfast – 3 Oct 19

Thursday 3 October 2019

The Northern Ireland Roadshow, an OWL (Optimised Waste & Logistics) event is designed to help both local authority and private waste operators understand the benefits of the very latest vehicles and technologies.

This exciting event is supported by CIWM, CILT, FORS & LAPV Magazine and many other business partners. CILT will award 3 CPD hours for attendance at this event.

OWL Roadshows (Optimised Waste &

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Biffa Raises £60k for WasteAid 

CMS customer Biffa have been fundraising for WasteAid, a charity set up by British waste management professionals to spread recycling skills around the world.

Initially Biffa wanted to raise £11,000 but once contributions from their industry partners were added, the total has reached almost £34,000!  Once Aid Matched by the Government Biffa will have raised more than £60,000 for WasteAid. 

Congratulations Biffa, a fantastic fundraising achievement!  CMS donated off-roading tickets that were auctioned to the highest bidder. 

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CMS SupaTrak provide telematics monitoring at Dennis Eagle’s Annual Ride & Drive Event: 

Once again we are delighted to be supporting Dennis Eagle at their annual Ride & Drive event on 10 September. 

The challenge for participants is to navigate a course designed to test the drivers’ capabilities to handle a waste collection vehicle and the driver with the highest EEDI* score wins.  CMS will be providing the telematics to monitor how each participant is driving, including speeding, harsh acceleration and throtte alerts. 

Good luck to everyone taking part! 

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Helping Hako raise their telematics to another level

We’re very proud to have been featured in Hako’s own company magazine.  We’ve developed Hako Connect – a bespoke and unique telematics system that’s helping Hako give their customers first-class and proactive service.

Hako and CMS have very similar ethos in the way that we operate and our partnership working has enabled us to devise a bespoke system that gives Hako an advantage over their competitors.

Download the full article here

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Go Plant trialing GTL fuel & CMS air quality monitoring

Go Plant Fleet Services are undertaking trials of GTL fuel, an alternative to diesel which helps reduce emissions and improve the air quality around us.  To gather air quality data they are using CMS mobile air quality monitors.

Find out more about mobile air quality monitoring and the OWL Clean Air Project go to:  OWL Clean Air Project


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Waste on Wheels Cycle Team Challenged to the limits!

The dreadful weather of June 2019 will go down in waste industry legend – thanks to the awful riding conditions that the Waste on Wheels cycle team faced during their three-day, 170 mile 2019 charity bike ride from Reading to Weston-super-Mare.

The wind gusted and it rained, and rained and rained some more.  There were punctures galore, torn lycra, broken wheels, shredded tyres and several riders ended up out of the saddle. 

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