Entries by Nick Chadaway

DMN Logistics acquires EV logistics specialist JLL Vehicle Distribution

DMN Logistics has completed the acquisition of JLL Vehicle Distribution, boosting its EV and transported vehicle logistics operation. Alvechurch-based JLL Vehicle Distribution, established as a father and son business in 2010, offers boutique and EV transport operations for Inchcape, Autorola, Audi as well as other large dealer groups, vehicle brokers and multiple brands. The business […]

Business growth at DMN Logistics leads to relocation to larger premises

In anticipation of future growth, it is relocating its staff and business activities to larger premises that will also enable the business to have the capacity to accommodate in excess of 300 vehicles in a secure hardstanding storage environment just off J1 M5 near West Bromwich. DMN Logistics, a Birmingham-based national vehicle movement and inspection […]

2023 to be another challenging year but we remain optimistic

7th December 2022 – Recruitment, price hikes, supply shortages and the rise in EV registrations will continue to challenge the vehicle logistics sector but do provide opportunities for growth, according to Birmingham-based national vehicle movement and inspection firm DMN Logistics. Delivery driver recruitment problems have been a recurring theme throughout 2022 and are likely to remain […]

EV Handovers are vital

Handover is becoming an increasingly vital part of the vehicle delivery process as more fleets adopt electric vehicles (EVs), according to DMN Logistics. The Birmingham-based national vehicle movement and inspection firm says handover is the driver’s best chance to find out as much information about their new vehicle. With the increase in online vehicle transactions, […]

Electric Vehicle Logistics : A challenge or an opportunity

The traditional road-driven, single vehicle delivery (trade plate logistics) is a well established sector within the automotive industry. Largely unchanged for a long period, it has in recent years evolved to include data capture at the point of collection and delivery, developing a skilled workforce carrying out in-depth roadside inspections to BVRLA standards, supporting the […]

Can your dealership support online sales ?

With dealer forecourts set to remain closed for the current time the shift to online sales is increasing. This brings challenges with it, but also opportunity. Going forward we are likely to see more operating models where the first time a buyer will see the physical vehicle they have purchased is when it arrives on […]

DMN advises fleets to plug end of contract cost leakage

DMN has advised fleet operators to stop making the same end of contract cost mistakes by implementing simple processes that focus on five key areas. With a decade of first-hand experience based on tens of thousands of contract-hire and personal leasing defleet inspections and collections, DMN is encouraging fleet operators to implement some simple processes […]