Shift from trucks to vans continues

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13th August 2015

According to Fleet News, the number of light commercial vehicles on UK roads is on the rise, with the current vehicle parc of 3.4 million forecast to almost double to six million by 2020, according to the Government.

The growth is being driven by fleets downsizing from light trucks – to smaller, cheaper, less CO2/NOx-emitting, more manoeuvrable and less regulated vans (Commercial Fleet, May 2015) – and the home delivery sector, which is fast becoming shoppers’ preferred option for everything from groceries to electrical items to general goods.

Online shopping is now 12% up on 2013 with home deliveries from department stores being the fastest growing sector. However, with the increase in registrations there has been a corresponding increase in the number of older vans where SMEs have been putting off investment in their fleets.

Regardless of the age and mix of your van fleet, Selsia is experienced in shortening the supply chain by offering centrally managed accident repairs, end of lease bodywork repairs, re-branding and refurbishment services for some of the UK’s largest van operators. Working with an extensive UK network of approved accident repair centres, we provide centrally negotiated repair rates, 24/7 assistance, recoveries, deployment,estimate governance, repair progress chasing, centralised invoicing and online repair management. Moreover, no management charges are passed onto our fleet clients.

Working with a multi-site, centrally managed accident repair service like Selsia will reduce accident repair costs, administration costs and vehicle loss of use. In addition, management controls and budgeting will be enhanced as well as compliance with corporate responsibility and consistently high service levels across the UK.Trucks to vans

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