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A best-practice guide for procurement and tender of specialist fleet and related services is to be produced by the Future Fleet Procurement Working Group.
New York City's investment in modernising its fleet under Mayor Bill de Blasio has not only led to efficiency savings but also helped slash the number of accidents and fatalities, Deputy Commissioner and Chief Fleet Officer Keith Kerman told Future Fleet Forum.
A local council Transport Manager faces prosecution in court and a potential jail sentence and heavy fines after an elderly man was knocked over and seriously injured by a refuse collection vehicle which was reversing out of a cul-de-sac, delegates at FFF2016 were told.
Back by popular demand, the second LAPV Future Fleet Forum held on 29 June, at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire, is all set to shine a spotlight on the shape of things to come in the local authority fleet management industry. The highlight of the event will be the keynote address from Keith Kerman, the Deputy comMissioner and chief fleet officer of the city of new york, the largest municipal fleet in the USA.
What will we be driving in 25 years' time? The closing discussion at Future Fleet Forumwill take a lively look into the future to examine some of the developments that our panel – all experts in their field – believe will shape fleets in years to come.
Future Fleet Forum offers the Mock PACE Interview, which delivers a realistic re-enactment of what a formal interview with the HSE is like for a senior fleet manager implicated with a company's health and safety failings.
A vital reality check showing how to overcome obstacles to change will be provided Arend Mouton, Fleet Manager for the City of London Police, who has been confirmed the final top level speaker at the Future Fleet Forum on June 29th.
The programme for Future Fleet Forum (June 29, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire) has now been announced. Gain 4 hours of CPD from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and come and see Keith Kerman, the Deputy Comissioner and first Chief Fleet Manager of the City of New York speak.
On November 24, Optimised Waste Logistics (OWL) will be hosting an industry best practice and networking event at the Cambridge Belfry.
TheLAPV Future Fleet Forum, a new event that sets out to improve standards in fleet and plant procurement, safety, compliance and efficiency, announces as its keynote speakerChris Bovis, Professor of Business Law at the University of Hull. Mr Bovis will deliver a presentation called: Strategic procurement - the benefits and opportunities for the UK industry, in which he will highlight how the public sector fleet an plant industry can procure strategically as well as raise standards for both public and private sector stakeholders.
Following the very successful Specialist Fleet Procurement Forum held at Edgbaston Cricket Ground in March last year, LAPV continues its commitment to driving forward progress in our industry. The LAPV Future Fleet Forum (LAPV FFF) will be held on June 24 2015 at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire and will address major challenges faced by fleet and transport managers in local authorities and contracting organisations, including procurement issues, compliance, and safety.
The winter of 2013/14 was recognised by many as the 'calm after the storm' after relatively mild conditions were experienced in most parts of the UK compared to the previous five winters. Nonetheless, the task of managing winter service in the UK remains as challenging as ever as councils balance tight budgets with delivering more innovation and efficiencies to make their winter service strategies more effective.
Cenex– the UK's first Centre of Excellence for low carbon and fuel cell technologies and the organiser of the UK's largest technology showcasing and networking event for the UK low carbon vehicle community, announced that IHS Automotive, has been confirmed as the sole Information & Insight Partner at LCV2014.
Procurement of public sector fleet and maintenance in the UK can be perceived as a convoluted process that doesn't always lead to the desired outcome for suppliers and manufacturers or for the end-user. The tendering process is complicated and expensive for all parties involved. In short, is the current procurement process putting fear of challenge and OJEU compliancy ahead of the real value that should be achieved?
The Transport KTN (TKTN), is helping to facilitate the exchange of ideas between a diverse group of industry and governmental bodies, all of whom are keen to explore the opportunities presented by biogas. Amongst the parties to benefit from the TKTN's role as a facilitator are the Anaerobic Digestion & Biogas Association (ADBA), DEFRA and the Technology Strategy Board.
This year, the NEC will again welcome Europe's premier annual resource efficiency and waste management show whenRWM in partnership with CIWM 2013opens its doors from the 10thto 12thSeptember. With attendance set to exceed 15,000, decision-makers will be attending to do business with more than 750 exhibitors and benefit from a host of exciting features designed to deliver unrivalled business, networking and learning opportunities.
The opportunities and challenges in moving towards a circular economy will be the focal point of discussion and debate at the CIWM Conference Cymru early in 2013.
The organiser of the UK's largest B2B low carbon vehicle event for manufacturers, technology providers and fleet operators has confirmed the event venue and dates for its sixth annual national event.
Road Expo,Scotland's largest traffic management and highway maintenance event,will return for its latest instalment on 7th– 8thNovember 2012 at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh.
At this year's CV Show, vehicle enhancement specialist Bott (stand 1D44) will be exhibiting its Bott Vario storage system, as well as promoting the its one-stop-shop approach and bespoke specialist conversions.
On its return to the CV Show this year, commercial vehicle manufacturer Isuzu Truck UK is launching a brand-new service for the UK market with the introduction of ‘I-Vision'.
Two months on from new London Low Emission Zone (LEZ) rules coming into force, attention is now focused on making sure thousands of low emission vehicles continue reducing pollution.
Brigade Electronics demonstration truck will be on display at the CV show this year with all its latest vehicle safety products including its new wireless camera monitor system.
Surveyoris pleased to announce it's forthcoming schedule of conferences and exhibitions. Each is a dedicated forum, researched with key indutsry figures and associations, and designed to showcase the latest research, guidance, innovations and good practise.Surveyorevents offer an invaluable opportunity to keep abreast of the latest developments and legislation, and to network with your peers.Further information can be found atwww.surveyorevents.com
Visitors to the CTS Show such as municipal vehicle and equipment operators in July 2011, experienced a show where demonstrations were welcomed on the stands. This year it will be held again at Collett Transport Service's headquarters atLorridge Farm Estate, Berkeley Heath, Berkeley, Gloucestershire
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