ality of recycled materials collected from homes, a new fleet of refuse vehicles has arrived to collect paper and cards separately from other dry mixed recyclables such as glass, tins, and plastic.
International case studies, the latest research, and practical examples of initiatives in action dominate the programme at the first Fleet Vision International – THE SHOW conference on April 13 2022. Ann-Marie Knegt reports.
Last year was certainly not easy for anyone. The pressures of
the pandemic mounted up, putting an unprecedented strain
on critical fleet service delivery organisations and the vehicle industry as a whole. The global supply chain shortage put pressure on manufacturers, increasing vehicle build and lead times. The industry will have to deal with the consequences of this worldwide issue for many years to come. At the same time, we have to deal with the driver and mechanic shortage, further impacting service delivery.
ion International is delighted to announce the launch of Fleet Vision International – THE SHOW, the international conference and exhibition promoting excellence in frontline fleet and essential services, which will take place at the London Guildhall on February 4, 2022.
The sixth issue of the thought-leading publication for front-line fleet operations and essential services has been published. Read your copy today, and don’t hesitate to share it with colleagues.
Specialist Fleet Services (SFS) expands its operations in the South West following two new seven-year contract hire agreements from Somerset West and Taunton Council and North Devon Council.
Following an open tender process via the Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation, Go Plant Fleet Services has recently delivered four new Dennis Eagle RCVs into Hyndburn Borough Council. Hyndburn BC now has a fleet of ten high specification RCVs to service the…
The new unitary authority, North Northamptonshire Council, is updating its waste and recycling fleet with a vehicle replacement programme comprising over 110 vehicles.
Specialist Fleet Services (SFS) was awarded the contract to provide and maintain the vehicles and workshop management services. Previously, SFS worked for Kettering and Corby Borough Councils, both of which are now part of the newly formed North Northamptonshire Council and Wellingborough and East Northants Councils.
NRG Fleet Services and its hire division Riverside Truck Rental (RTR) have supplied Wiltshire-based waste disposal, plant hire and civil engineering company MJ Church with the first Electra fully-electric refuse collection truck in the South West. The RCV will save six tonnes of CO2 from going into the atmosphere each year, according to calculations from manufacturer Electra Commercial Vehicles.
Local population growth, increased recycling quantities and extensive new residential developments have led Hambleton District Council to expand its refuse and recycling collection fleet with vehicles part-powered by electricity to reduce carbon emissions.