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TRACE in the news: recent article from Transport Operator

Flexible workshop management from Trace Software solutions provider Trace has highlighted some of the ways in which fleets can benefit from the use of workshop management systems to help streamline their processes. According to Trace managing director Bill Davies, the inflexibility and intricacy of some software packages has led operators to avoid reinvesting in such […]

IGA launches training campaign to help keep garages DVSA compliant

IGA Launches Major Training Campaign The Independent Garage Association (IGA) is launching its biggest MOT training campaign yet across the industry as a response to low numbers of MOT Testers having completed the DVSA’s mandated annual training. General feedback is indicating that tester completion levels are lower than expected, and there are also concerns about […]

How will Brexit affect the automotive industry?

The European transport sector is heavily regulated by the EU, with and the UK’s EU membership brings with it a wide range of EU laws covering rules on market access, safety, security, state aid, the environment, employment conditions, and more. The possible impact of Brexit on transport – including the aviation, automotive, maritime, and rail […]

How to choose a fleet management software system supplier

Look for a supplier that is always seeking to be better than they are now by working on upgrades and technological improvements -you need to ensure that your business is future proofed and need to know that your business is safe from risk. At TRACE, we offer free upgrades as standard and are constantly developing our […]

Diesel prices top UK league table

Article from Fleet News Despite the slump in the value of the pound against the euro, the hundreds of thousands of diesel car owners driving to Europe for the school holidays might still be better off filling up on the continent than here. While the post-referendum devaluation of sterling means bigger bills for UK drivers […]

TRACE return to the Commercial Vehicle Show 2016

Showcasing our latest technology at the 2016 Commercial Vehicle Show Every year we go to the Commercial Vehicle Show and give you the chance to try out our technology and talk to us face to face. This year’s no different. We’ll be showcasing our electronic driver walk-around check solution that can be accessed through Android devices, as […]

Keep DVSA compliant when they introduce remote enforcement

Helping you to stay DVSA compliant How is the DVSA’s remote enforcement going to affect the transport industry? Transport Operator recently reported that the DVSA’s intended to introduce ‘Remote Enforcement’ which will see them checking on companies’ compliance remotely, using desk-based assessments and data collection. But how easy is it going to be for companies to […]

Fuel costs still fleets’ biggest challenge

Fuel costs still fleets’ biggest challenge, research finds New research commissioned by Barclaycard has found that reducing fuel mileage costs remains fleet managers main concern. The research about fuel also found that: – only one in five used fuel cards – only 56 per cent said they were able to monitor total costs – 41 […]

New design research could save thousands of lives and improve aerodynamics of HGV

Loughborough University ‘s Design School have done a really interesting piece of work, commissioned by Transport for London (TFL) and Transport & Environment (T&E). According to the European Transport Safety Council, lorries are involved in around 4,200 fatal accidents in Europe every year. Many of these fatalities, almost 1,000 are vulnerable road users such as […]