Business & Training
  • Buyer’s Guide to Vehicle Tracking

    Vehicle tracking is popular with national and regional companies – and affordable options now also exist ...

    Vehicle tracking is popular with national and regional companies – and affordable options now also exist for independent motor factors. This guide, from telematics specialist Trakm8, aims to help fact ...

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  • Five Top Tips for GDPR Compliance

    Close Brothers Motor Finance has put together some pointers for businesses to consider when the GDPR come ...

    Close Brothers Motor Finance has put together some pointers for businesses to consider when the GDPR comes into force later this month. 1)    Make a plan and have a timeline The GDPR comes into force ...

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  • Support in the Right Places

    Platinum International invests a significant amount to stay ahead of technological developments and provi ...

    Platinum International invests a significant amount to stay ahead of technological developments and provide a high level of customer support, particularly in relation to the company’s logistics soluti ...

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  • Making Sense of Lambdas

    PMF talks to Tim Howes, Deputy General Manager – Supply Chain & Technical Service, NGK Spark Plugs, w ...

    PMF talks to Tim Howes, Deputy General Manager – Supply Chain & Technical Service, NGK Spark Plugs, who explains the major benefits of bespoke lambda sensors and provides some useful tips on repla ...

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  • TechAssist training for Diagnostic Support

    Beyond simply supplying products to the aftermarket, Elta Automotive also offers a number of training prog ...

    Beyond simply supplying products to the aftermarket, Elta Automotive also offers a number of training programmes to help with the day-to-day running of a factor business. PMF finds out more about TechAs ...

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  • Why a Brand is More Than Just a Logo

    Kalimex’s Chartered Marketer, Dee Blick, explains why a brand is more than just a logo, and how factors t ...

    Kalimex’s Chartered Marketer, Dee Blick, explains why a brand is more than just a logo, and how factors themselves can transform a business into a strong brand. I was chatting to Mike Schlup, MD of Ka ...

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  • Factoring in Lead Times

    Emission control products, such as exhausts, are typically bulky and awkward to store, and can often have ...

    Emission control products, such as exhausts, are typically bulky and awkward to store, and can often have a high value – CATs and DPFs for instance. When it comes to specifying them, one size absolute ...

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  • Close at Hand

    With significant acquisitions made in 2017, one oil supplier has supercharged its distribution in the UK, ...

    With significant acquisitions made in 2017, one oil supplier has supercharged its distribution in the UK, a development that factors should be quick to make use of. PMF finds out more. Some astute bra ...

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  • Taking Telematics to the Next Level

    An automotive parts distributor is further enhancing customer service and cutting costs, thanks to its in ...

    An automotive parts distributor is further enhancing customer service and cutting costs, thanks to its integrated telematics solution. General Traffic has relied on Trakm8 vehicle tracking for the pas ...

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  • Taking Stock

    When customers need an aftermarket part, they need it fast. Jonathan Walker, Managing Director at Mahle A ...

    When customers need an aftermarket part, they need it fast. Jonathan Walker, Managing Director at Mahle Aftermarket, provides insight into warehouse processes and how the company works to maximise log ...

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