CMS News

Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

We would like to wish all our customers, suppliers and partners a Happy Christmas and a Prosperous New Year.

Our team will be here taking your calls over the festive period with the exception of the following dates:

We are closed:

Tuesday 25 December, Wednesday 26 December, Tuesday 1 January 2019

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OWL Cardiff: flying high

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The Optimised Waste & Logistics (OWL) roadshow, recently held in Cardiff, brought together high-profile speakers and industry leaders from both public and private sectors.

To see LAPV Magazine’s coverage of the OWL Wales event click here
To read the full edition of LAPV Magazine June Edition, click here


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Vehicle overload protection system with real-time alerts

axle weight limit signAccording to the RAC there are more than 1.2 million vehicles on UK roads that are exceeding their maximum weight limits.

And worringly almost 50% of UK businesses do not monitor the weights of their company vehicles, while 53% of drivers are unaware of their vehicle’s maximum load carrying capacity.

In an age when you can turn up your heating and close your curtains from your smartphone, you have to ask why?

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National Refuse Championships return to Weston-super-Mare

This year the National Refuse Championships take place on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 June and CMS SupaTrak will be there supporting our colleagues.

This fun family day out is an annual celebration of the people who collect waste and recycling and sees colleagues from all across the UK compete in a test of strength and stamina, raising money for the Alzheimer’s Society.

Find out more about the event:

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We’re exhibiting at APSE Scotland, 15 – 18 May 2018

Do come and join us at APSE Scotland, 15 – 18 May 2018

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Six new staff join team to support continued growth and development

We are pleased to welcome six new members of staff to our team. The new recruits will be supporting our ongoing development of new products and services.

We have recently partnered with Garmin, the leading worldwide navigation specialist that delivers GPS technology across a range of sectors including automotive and aviation. Some Garmin products now come pre-loaded with our innovative software.

Jason Airey, MD, said the expansion of the workforce is a reflection of the company’s commitment to continue to innovate,

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Working with Simply Waste Solutions to improve compliance and reduce costs

Download our case study to find out more about how we worked closely with Simply Waste Solutions to develop a telematics system that would meet the growing needs of the operation.

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Driver Managed Service Proving Popular

The current economic uncertainty and ever-rising business costs has lead more fleet operators to take up our Driver Manager Service to drive down operating costs.

Priced per vehicle, per month our Managed Service gives you regular reporting of your performance against agreed KPI. So whether you want us to keep an eye on your fuel costs, how well your routes are optimised or how your drivers are performing, you can rely on us to give you exactly the information you need,

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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 Aquarius rules engine
maximise driver hours,

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