Yearly Archives: 2016

/2016

Operators take control using Vacu-Lug’s tyre management system

The latest upgrade of Vacu-Lug’s VMS system has added a self-authorisation function, which allows customers to validate and authorise any work that has been carried out on their vehicles from their own computer. This development means that customers wishing to use this added function are able to accept or reject their own pending authorisations and [...]

December 21st, 2016|Press Releases|0 Comments

Three Vacu-Lug team members reach 25 years’ service

Vacu-Lug team members, Richard Gibson, Craig Rudkin and Graham Bristow, last month celebrated reaching 25 years’ service with the company. Richard is a valued member of the precure department, where he has worked for all of his 25 years, during which time he has undertaken the City and Guilds Level 1 in Retreading course, as [...]

November 18th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Yokohama commend Vacu-Lug’s performance in off-road tyres

Vacu-Lug was recently awarded a silver medal in the Yokohama Best Performance Club for its achievements with off-road tyres. This award sees distributor performance measured worldwide – across a number of key areas – with a score being awarded according to performance. The silver medal was presented to Vacu-Lug Managing Director, Tim Hercock, at the [...]

November 14th, 2016|News|0 Comments

The Tyre Equipment Company returns to LAMMA

This January, The Tyre Equipment Company is returning to the LAMMA farm machinery and equipment show in Peterborough to showcase its range of workshop tools and equipment. As a long-established online supplier of workshop tools to a cross section of transport sectors, the company offers a ‘no minimum order’, free packaging and delivery service throughout [...]

October 25th, 2016|Press Releases|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug raises £164 for Macmillan Cancer Support

Our annual Macmillan Coffee Morning last Monday raised a total of £164 for charity Macmillan Cancer Support. We have been supporting the charity for a number of years, also participating annually in the Macmillan ‘Be a Star’ this Christmas campaign. Thank you to everyone who participated in our coffee morning, either by their contribution of [...]

October 10th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Fred Sherwood Group cuts vehicle downtime with new tyre management contract

The Fred Sherwood Group reports significant improvements in vehicle downtime since selecting Vacu-Lug to manage its fleet tyre requirements. Starting from June 2016, the contract covers tyre supply and tyre management for all the transport companies within The Fred Sherwood Group, including Bulk Freight (Midlands), F. Sherwood & Sons (Shepshed), George Varney (Bulk Services) and [...]

September 16th, 2016|Press Releases|0 Comments

Special-edition Yokohama Chelsea tyre on display in our office

This week, our tyre partner Yokohama sent us a special-edition Chelsea tyre to display in our reception. Japanese tyre manufacturer, Yokohama, became the Official Shirt Partner of Chelsea FC last year, with the partnership beginning at the start of the 2015/2016 season. The contract period between Yokohama and Chelsea FC began in July 2015 and [...]

September 16th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug Managing Director to speak at upcoming Asian Retread Conference

Next month, Vacu-Lug Managing Director, Tim Hercock, will be speaking at the upcoming Asian Retread Conference 2016, which takes place on October 4th & 5th at Sime Darby Convention Centre, Kuala Lampur. Over the two day event, a global line-up of speakers will be giving presentations on a wide range of subjects relating to the [...]

September 14th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug hits 20-year high as Brexit leaves market ‘wide open’

An interview with Tim Hercock, Managing Director of Vacu-Lug. Since 2008, the global transport industry has, like most industries, needed to adapt to contracting demand. This, for many, has necessitated cost cutting, product diversification, more imaginative marketing and a return to traditional quality values in order to differentiate in an ‘over-supplied’ market place. In these [...]

August 31st, 2016|Press Releases|0 Comments

City & Guilds success for Vacu-Lug team members

Dedicated to both the retreading sector and the personal development of its team, Vacu-Lug has been entering candidates for the City & Guilds examinations for Part 1 Retread Workshop Practice for many years. The latest successful entrants for the qualification included ten candidates from Vacu-Lug. There was great success throughout the team, in particular for [...]

July 29th, 2016|Press Releases|0 Comments