Commercial vehicle dealership employee all set to run Swansea Half Marathon in aid of Alzheimer’s Society

Van specialist David Spear Commercial Vehicles is no stranger to the fundraising scene. It is however one of their employees that will be making a stand to raise money for leading dementia support and research charity Alzheimer’s Society on 24th June 2018. Sales Executive Lewis Parfitt will be joining thousands of runners for the JCP Swansea Half Marathon this summer, and he’s already firmly on …

Wednesday 11th April 2018

Leading LCV dealership announces Data Protection Officer ahead of GDPR deadline

Award winning commercial vehicle dealer David Spear is pleased to announce Sarah Spear as its Data Protection Officer (DPO) in compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). GDPR will come into force in the UK on 25th May 2018, and as an industry that relies on and values customer data, the new legislation is particularly relevant. “GDPR sets new rules for …

Monday 9th April 2018

Leading LCV dealership adds another accolade to their collection as winner of the Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award 2018

Award winning commercial vehicle dealer David Spear is pleased to announce yet another win. The Tredegar headquartered company has won the Feefo Gold Service Award, an independent seal of excellence that recognises businesses for delivering exceptional experiences, as rated by real customers. This is the second consecutive year that the brand has been awarded this title. “It’s a real honour …

Tuesday 6th March 2018

Leading LCV dealership renews its sponsorship deal with Dragons a decade after signing their first contract with the team

Award winning commercial vehicle dealer David Spear is pleased to announce that they have agreed a new deal with Dragons for the 2018/19 season. The new deal marks 10 years of sponsorship with the Dragons, after David Spear signed their first deal with the region back in 2007.  “Our ethos for giving back to the community is no secret, but as the official club of our home region, our …

Tuesday 27th February 2018

LCV dealership wins ‘BESMA Senior Leadership Team of the Year’ award – their second major national accolade of 2017

Leading commercial vehicle dealer David Spear has been awarded the Senior Leadership Team of the Year accolade at this year’s British Excellence in Sales Management Awards (BESMA). This is the second major national award that the renowned dealership has won this year. Earlier this year the company won the prestigious Business Transformation of the Year accolade at the 10th annual Auto Trader …

Thursday 30th November 2017

National LCV registrations may be declining but closer to home David Spear reports impressive sales growth

September’s LCV registration findings left many commercial vehicle dealers disappointed, and it appears the theme is set to continue in light of the latest statistics from the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT). The demand for new vans has declined further, falling by 7.4% during October. 24,968 units were registered last month, resulting in year-to-date van registrations …

Tuesday 21st November 2017

Award winning LCV dealership secures £750K contract with leading UK logistics & warehousing firm Owens Group

Leading commercial vehicle dealer David Spear has secured a £750,000 contract to supply a fleet of brand new vans to one of the UK’s leading transport and warehousing company. The contract has already seen the delivery of 50 brand new Renault Trafic Panel Vans, all in white, to the firm’s two depots in Newport and Droitwich. The 50th vehicle was successfully delivered on Tuesday 31st October. …

Tuesday 14th November 2017

New van registrations may be disappointing but expert David Spear is bucking the national trend with focus

Following a relatively stable period of growth over the summer months, the latest findings from the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) reveal a different picture of dented business confidence for September. Demand for new vans has declined by 4.2% with just 57,368 units registered, resulting in a year-to-date registration drop of 3.1% overall. “The economic uncertainty is …

Friday 20th October 2017

The big question: Does networking work for you and your business?

Despite the explosion of online networking, it’s safe to say that there isn’t a single piece of technology that can replace people power when it comes to building relationships in business. Here James Spear, Marketing Manager at David Spear Commercials, shares his thoughts on networking and its importance: Networking plays an important role in our corporate strategy, as whilst …

Thursday 28th September 2017

LCV market remains stable according to latest SMMT findings with lighter vans proving to be the biggest sellers

With August traditionally recognised as one of the quieter months for new van registrations, the latest findings from the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) offer welcome news for LCV dealers everywhere. The market has experienced a moderate increase of 1.5%, with 15,619 new vans registered. This slight increase in registrations comes after national growth of just 1.1% was …

Friday 22nd September 2017

#Vans #Ireland #HappyCustomer

Great to have this picture sent through from Alan Bennett all the way from Ireland with some very kind words “Van arrived on site yesterday evening. Thanks for your help it was all very painless. I would have no hesitation in recommending David Spear Commercial Vehicles.” Alan also wanted us to mention that he’s the “good looking one 3rd from left” We’re always thrilled when we …

Friday 25th August 2017

Stable growth for national van market as commercial vehicle dealer reports best month so far since expansion into Cardiff

The latest findings from the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) have revealed that some 24,766 vans joined British roads in July alone. Whilst these figures give a view of a stabilising marketplace with year-to-date demand falling and the registration of pickups in decline, the new van market is still growing. As slight growth of 1.1% occurs nationally, regionally establishe…

Thursday 10th August 2017