LEVC announces full details of new electric van, VN5.

LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) is set to revolutionise the commercial vehicle segment with the launch of VN5, its new electric light commercial van. Available to order now, first VN5 deliveries will commence in RHD form in Q4, with LHD models available from March 2021. VN5 has a flexible zero emissions capable range of over […]

Van market shrinks -24.8% in June, as businesses slowly emerge from lockdown.

*UK light commercial vehicle (LCV) registrations decline -24.8% in June.*More than 30,000 vehicles registered as lockdown measures begin to ease.*108,876 new vans join UK roads in first six months, down -44.6% on same period last year. The UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market declined -24.8% in June, as lockdown measures eased and businesses began […]

Appointment of Nicolas BRETON as Chief Operating Officer of B2A Technology.

Pierre Marol, President of B2A Technology and Jean-Luc Thomé, Group General Manager, announce the appointment of Nicolas Breton as Chief Operating Officer effective May 18th, 2020. In addition to the acquisition of innovative New Zealand company specialising baggage and parcel handling systems, Glidepath at the start of the year, the appointment of Nicolas Breton is […]

An urgent matter of supply chain preference.

Karl Heinrich Lauri, managing team member at MRPeasy says implementing an ERP/MRP system should be high on the supply chain priorities list of smaller manufacturers – that is, if they wish to become ‘preferred suppliers’. COVID-19 has accentuated problems and accelerated change in a global supply chain environment already under stress. Supply disruptions are no […]

UK freight association ties up with maritime consultancy to enable its members to benchmark oceanfreight rates.

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has entered into a collaborative agreement with Drewry to help bring the maritime research consultancy’s confidential freight rate benchmarking service to members of the trade association. Launched in 2019, Drewry Forwarder Benchmarking Club, is designed to meet the specific needs of freight forwarders and non-vessel operating common carriers (NVOCCs) […]