Yearly Archives: 2008

/2008

Lloyd Fraser Supply Chain focuses on Vacu-Lug for Focus

Tamworth-based Lloyd Fraser Supply Chain has renewed the tyre fleet management agreement for all trucks and trailers on its dedicated Focus DIY distribution contract with Vacu-Lug for a further three years.  The agreement covers a total of 162 items of equipment and features a combination of fixed-price and pence-per-kilometre pricing. A total of 59 Scania [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:53+00:00December 1st, 2008|Press Releases|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug appoints new Business Development Manager

Roy Yeomans has been appointed to the position of Business Development Manager for Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres Limited.  Covering the key transport sectors of distribution and logistics, Roy will be responsible for further increasing and developing Vacu-Lug's penetration within the UK's major fleets. Having worked for more than 20 years in the commercial vehicle tyre industry, [...]

2015-07-24T14:53:55+00:00October 1st, 2008|Press Releases|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug’s top achievers

A total of 17 Vacu-Lug employees, accounting for approximately 12 percent of the company's staff, have gained qualifications related to the retread tyre business during 2008.  Among these is Craig Caithness, Operations Technician at Vacu-Lug's Grantham retread tyre factory, who has been awarded the UK's highest mark in the 2008 City & Guilds Part 1 [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:53+00:00September 23rd, 2008|Press Releases|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug eBay charity auction for Transaid Week raises £560

The recent auction staged by Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres Limited on behalf of Transaid Week 2008, believed to be the transport industry's first ever eBay charity sale, raised a grand total of £560.  The winning bidder was Nigel Moore, proprietor of independent tyre distributor Tyre Zone Limited of Sittingbourne, Kent. "We decided to support Transaid Week [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:53+00:00June 25th, 2008|Press Releases|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug Fleet Management (VFM) system launched

Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres Limited is launching VFM, an advanced tyre fleet management system that introduces for the first time the ability to merge third-party tyre inspections into a single, web-based reporting format. "VFM is the outcome of a major research and development project which through its extensive monitoring and reporting capabilities redefines the state-of-the-art," comments [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:53+00:00June 25th, 2008|Press Releases|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres Limited: company profile

Founded in 1950 by Grantham, Lincolnshire entrepreneur Louis Morley, Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres Limited is a family-owned business still based today on its original site in Gonerby Hill Foot on the outskirts of town. Since its inception the company has been involved in the retreading of tyres, initially agricultural tractor tyres using an American-invented procedure known [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:54+00:00June 25th, 2008|Press Releases|0 Comments