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  • OWL Scotland – learn about electric RCV performance

    November 18 2021, Mar Hall Hotel and Spa, Bishopton, Scotland  

    Electric RCVs are out there and performing without compromise on diesel trucks. OWL Scotland offers the unique opportunity to learn how the exciting new eCollect from Dennis Eagle improves your operation

  • CMS SupaTrak is inspired to take action
    CMS SupaTrak is on a sustainability mission. MD Jason Airey talks about why an integrated approach to fleet management is essential, and how the OWL Partnership is delivering innovation for change.
  • Join us at the NI Waste Expo – powered by OWL
    The NI Waste Expo – brought to you by CMS SupaTrak and Manvik Hire – will push forward how fleet and operational managers can reduce emissions, optimise operations and achieve net-zero by highlighting solutions that can be implemented – right now.
  • Identifying the right transition technologies for your fleet at OWL Midlands
    Identifying the right transition technologies for your fleet at OWL MidlandDiscover how transition technologies such as biofuels, additives and blends can help your operation reduce emissions without capital expenditure at OWL Midlands. The event, which takes place at New Hall…
  • An educational journey towards an electric future
    OWL Midlands, held on July 8 at New Hall in Sutton Coldfield, will have the new ‘Dennis to the Rescue’ mobile classroom on show. Attendees will also discover the benefits of switching over to electric refuse collection vehicles.
  • OWL Midlands 2021 – delivering intelligent fleet solutions
    The OWL Partnership is excited to announce that registration is open for OWL Midlands on July 8, 2021. Held at New Hall in Sutton Coldfield, OWL presents an exciting face-to-face conference and exhibition that will bring genuine solutions to the challenges fleet operators face.
  • CMS SupaTrak passes ISO 45001 certification and demonstrates its commitment to safety
    Connected fleet specialist CMS SupaTrak passed its ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management accreditation with flying colours. The telematics platform solutions provider reached through the audit without a single major or minor non-conformance. ISO 45001 Accreditation is an international…
  • The key technologies for winning the fight against climate change, according to IDTechEx
    Each year, April 22nd marks Earth Day, a worldwide event that aims to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement. Since the first Earth Day in 1970, activists across the world have used the occasion to push for an increased awareness…
  • A lookback at OWL Roadshows 2020
    Despite the difficulties around lockdown restrictions and the challenges of arranging an event remotely, OWL arranged both OWL Scotland and Midlands online with a large attendance.
  • The official journal for the OWL Partnership has been published
    The third edition of Fleet Vision International for front-line fleet operations and essential services has now been published. Read your copy of the official OWL Magazine today and don’t hesitate to share it with colleagues.
  • OWL Midlands Digital paves a new path for waste and logistics operators
    The team behind OWL hosted OWL Midlands Digital event, on 12 November, with over 100 attendees. Keeping connected is a strong element of the waste, transport and logistic industry, which OWL (Optimised Waste and Logistics) bring together to develop genuinely…
  • Improve your fleet and waste operation at OWL Midlands
    Safer operations, lower emissions, increased compliance, and reduced cost OWL Midlands on November 12 offers many ways of improving your fleet and waste operations. The OWL Master Classes are FREE and CILT-CPD-accredited. Here, we offer you an overview of some…
  • Sign up CMS SupaTrak and VPG’s free CILT-accredited OWL Master Classes
    Learn how to streamline your operation and remain compliant at OWL Scotland online Find out how to overcome the issues of paper-based collection systems and how to remain compliant. Sign up for free for OWL Scotland digital’s CILT- CPD-accredited Master…
  • Sign up to our free CILT-accredited OWL Master Classes
    Optimise your fleet performance at OWL Scotland This year, we are presenting a new concept at OWL Scotland online on October 29, and we are excited for you to be a part of this. Our exhibitors have specially designed CILT-CPD…
  • Bucher Municipal unites all of its brands under one umbrella
    Bucher Municipal has united all of its brands – Johnston Sweepers, Beam, and JHL – under one umbrella, and is celebrating with new product updates. Bucher Municipal, which has owned Johnston Sweepers and Beam since 2005, and JHL since 2016,…
  • Five views for added safety
    Lee Rowland reports Camera systems for RCVs have improved safety for drivers, crews, and other road users as well as providing operators with a valuable visual record. Now, thanks to a new five-camera system, Dennis Eagle believes it can improve…
  • Bridgend opts for Hako
    Bridgend County Borough Council pitted four different sweeper brands against each other in a week-long competitive trial and chose Hako’s Citymaster 1600 Bridgend County Borough Council has acquired two Citymaster 1600 sweepers for use in the main town centre as…
  • Discover the benefits of Eco-Coaching
    Eco-Coaching is at the forefront of telemetry and tracking provider CMS SupaTrak. FVI sat down with CMS’s leading Eco-Coach Tammy Catt who explained the benefits of the Driver Eco-Coaching programme. What is Driver Eco-coaching? It is my role with CMS SupaTrak to…
  • US Army in Germany receives more fire trucks equipped with Allison transmission systems
    Eight new Rosenbauer-body Scania fire trucks with Allison fully automatic transmissions have been taken into operation at the US Army in Germany’s fire departments.  The US Army in Germany recently added eight Scania structural pumper P410 B4x4HZ trucks with Rosenbauer-body…
  • Bucher Municipal reveals the CityCat V20 series
    The new purpose-built CityCat V20 series keeps urban areas and public spaces clean while lowering fuel and energy emissions.  Poor air quality negatively impacts our quality of life, causing many long-term worldwide health issues. The European Commission’s Clean Air package…
  • Biffa to achieve major savings by reviewing transmission servicing intervals
    One of the UK’s leading sustainable waste management business, Biffa, is planning to achieve savings of £200,000 per year on truck transmission servicing costs.  Biffa’s experience demonstrates how, by consulting Allison Transmission about the frequency of replacing transmission fluid and…
  • A roadmap to reducing air pollution from transport
    CMS SupaTrak, OWL, and the Westminster Commission for Road Air Quality are calling for all refuse collection vehicles operated by councils and private waste operators in the UK to be fitted with air quality monitoring equipment. Fleet Vision International reports. The Optimised…
  • Sandy Anderson, Service Manager – Waste Operations for Fife Council, took delivery of the CMS SupaTrak Connected Camera system in December 2019
    As soon as he implemented this technology in the local authority’s RCV fleet, it started delivering substantial benefits straight away, with the recently-released 4 Camera ‘Live’ DVR adding considerable functionality.  CMS SupaTrak’s all-round camera system stars live cameras that cover forward, nearside, offside and…
  • New transmission cuts fuel usage
    Allison Transmission recently introduced its new DynActive Shifting to its automatic transmission system, which significantly helped operators reduce fuel consumption, reports FVI.  UK fleet operators achieve Diesel fuel savings of up to six per cent, worth more than £1,000 per truck per…
  • Dennis Eagle’s integrated electric refuse collection vehicle – eCollect – has been launched and gone into production.
    Dennis Eagle designed the 26-tonne 6×2 eRCV for urban collection rounds where its zero-emissions and drastically reduced noise levels are most needed.  The vehicle has been designed with enough capacity to drive and operate the chassis, body and bin lift all day long…
  • OWL Scotland – delivering cleaner vehicles and better air quality
    The OWL Roadshow Scotland returns to Mar Hall and Spa in Bishopston outside Glasgow on October 29, 2020.
  • OWL Scotland – answering all questions on electrification
    OWL Scotland promises to answer any inquiries waste, fleet and transport managers might have on the electrification of fleet.
  • OWL Scotland – 29 October 2020 – For unbiased information on air quality issues
    OWL Scotland will provide unbiased information that will help fleet managers achieve their emissions goals.