WITH the final countdown to Christmas firmly underway, delivery firms are surging into overdrive to dispatch online-purchased goods to buyers.
In London alone, there were around 450,000 packages delivered during the year, with vans covering over 50% more miles than 25 years ago – and you guessed it, Christmas being the busiest time.
However, the security of those parcels is at risk by a lack of oversight, particularly around grey fleet vans.
Jason added that duty of care extends from direct employees to those that are asked to drive on business for the company, including self-employed drivers.
With over 4m vans on the road, ensuring the safety of each commercial vehicle is a critical task, believes ATS Euromaster. Yet the tyre and maintenance provider says that many grey fleet vans are on the streets without visual safety inspections carried out before drivers get behind the wheel.
learnd is a business that supplies building management systems to help customers save energy and reduce carbon emissions. To increase its own decarbonisation goals, the company has introduced a salary sacrifice scheme for learnd employees provided by Edinburgh fleet management provider Gofor
LEASING provider Leasys UK has teamed up with Octopus Energy’s Electroverse to give drivers access to more than 620,000 public electric vehicle (EV) chargers across the UK and Europe.
Leasing firm Octopus Electric Vehicles has agreed a deal with US EV manufacturer Fisker to be one of the first lease providers in the UK to offer a new all-electric Fisker Ocean SUV