Making their debut at this year’s Multi Modal Show, Owens Road Services will be announcing the opening of their new ATF (Authorised Testing Facility), the opening of their in-house ‘Centre for Excellence’ and the launch of Owens Recruitment Solutions.
"We will be well represented from the management team to give potential customers the best advice and latest information about these and other exciting developments at Owens Road Services" said Strategic Business Development Manager, Barry Evans.
With Vosa and The Department Of Transport approval, Owens’ new Authorised Testing Facility provides safety and regulatory testing for both HGVs and PSVs. Full tachograph services, including calibration and performance reports, are available for digital and analogue systems.
Meanwhile, reflecting Owens’ commitment to maintaining and improving driver standards, the newly launched ‘Owens Recruitment Solutions’ provides comprehensive driver training and CPC preparation for all types of commercial vehicle licence requirement.
Additionally, and also new for 2013, Owens’ brand new ‘Centre of Excellence’ for skills development and training, offers basic and advanced training programmes to cover mechanical handling and transport related equipment to LOLER and RTIB certification standards.
A New Fleet & Ready For 2013 & Beyond
Owens’ modern fleet of 250 vehicles and 500 trailers combines with 600,000 sq ft of purpose-built warehousing and stock management facilities to provide the very best in flexible and cost-effective transport & logistics services throughout the UK.
From light commercial loads to fully laden artics, Owens’ modern and diverse fleet provides general and specialist services, contract distribution and ‘just-in time’ methodology – all on a regional and nationwide basis. For optimum fleet efficiency, most vehicles are equipped with telematic and CANbus systems.
Warehousing & Storage
Over 600,000 sq ft of covered and secure modern warehousing for short or long term storage, including stock management solutions tailored to fit individual needs.
PalletForce & Partnerlink
For all types and sizes of palletised load, spanning 100-plus hubs throughout the UK, Owens Logistics works seamlessly with PalletForce and the Partnerlink network to ensure fast and efficient deliveries across the UK, Ireland and Europe.
Workshops & Recovery
For vehicles of 3.5 to 44 tonnes, Owen’s fully equipped workshop services include: general repairs, inspections, servicing and on-site MOTs along with rolling road testing, tracking and vehicle emission checks. Continual fleet support and round- the- clock road side recovery are guaranteed.
"Owens’ reputation for reliability and efficiency in the UK road transport industry is built on over four decades of outstanding service to the FMCG, automotive, steel and construction sectors" said Managing Director, Huw Owen.
"This is our first time here and 2013 should be a good year – if not better than last."
A free draw to win a Nokia Lumia 610 will be held each day at 3.30pm on the Owens stand.