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LPG vanGas attack gives van operator breathing space on costs

Story: Robin Roberts | Posted 11 December 2014

Benefits of LPG Fuel Price The forecourt price of LPG is typically around 45%-50% less than that of petrol and diesel. Latest AA fuel price report (Nov 2014) found petrol average at 121.3p per litre; diesel at 125.2p per litre; LPG at 64.9p per litre Vehicle Excise Duty LPG vehicles are eligible for reduced Vehicle Excise… Read more…

Quartix_vehicle_trackingHow Quartix vehicle tracking has boosted efficiencies for car recovery specialist

Story: Colin Dawson | Posted 13 March 2014

CAR recovery specialist Beeches Recovery has installed Quartix vehicle tracking to improve its operations and reduce fuel expenses on more than 30 of its recovery vehicles. Beeches Recovery, which operates from two sites in Birmingham and Coventry, is using the Quartix system both to improve its service to customers, and its own efficiency. We believe… Read more…

Snow and ice clearanceSnow clearers take the hire route to cope with seasonal demand

Story: Richard Davies | Posted 12 December 2012

A PARTNERSHIP between Northgate Vehicle Hire and snow and ice clearance specialist, ‘GRITIT’, is a great example of how hiring vehicles can be the right solution for businesses. GRITIT provides snow and ice clearance for areas that have to be kept accessible to traffic, but are not serviced by local authorities. Their clients include retail,… Read more…

The new 3.5-tonne Fuso Canter light truck bought by scrap metal business in Dundee Frank Kelbie LtdScrap merchant moves metal at a Canter – STEPHEN Kelbie explains why the Kelbie family scrap business has chosen a new 3.5-tonne Fuso Canter

Story: Ralph | Posted 20 January 2012

STEPHEN Kelbie explains why the Kelbie family scrap business has chosen a new 3.5-tonne Fuso Canter
DUNDEE-based scrap metal business Frank Kelbie has recently bought a Fuso Canter dropside. Director Stephen Kelbie tells us why the Canter was the ideal choice for the metal reclamation business.