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

Staying the course…

We’ve just recorded a very healthy set of figures for July, which reinforces our business strategy and keeps us on track for the growth targets set for 2017. However, we are now in the middle of holiday season where it’s so easy to allow complacency to set in and potentially lose focus as a result. Therefore, this is a great time of year for the company to re-focus on its core objective…

Monday 7th August 2017

Award winning LCV dealership expands workforce to meet growing demand

Leading commercial vehicle dealer David Spear is pleased to announce a series of new appointments to their Tredegar and Cardiff workshops, and their wider customer facing team. The recent team expansion works to strengthen the already successful team and meet the growing demand that the business has experienced as they chart 20% growth this year.  The team has recently welcomed new technicia…

Friday 21st July 2017

As new van registrations rise, LCV specialist offers insight into what’s to come for national market and business closer to home

Leading commercial vehicle dealer David Spear is one firm that always has its finger on the pulse in regards to the very latest industry insights, and recent statistics from the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) make for great reading in comparison to previous months. “The increase in registrations is largely driven by the booming pickup market, which continues to perform …

Tuesday 11th July 2017

Commercial vehicle specialist wins prestigious Business Transformation of the Year accolade

LCV dealer David Spear has been named Business Transformation of the Year (Independents) at this year’s Auto Trader Click Awards.  The awards, which marked its 10th anniversary this year, is well known for acknowledging true, peer-inspiring industry leaders within the automotive sector. Winners received their accolades at a glittering ceremony held at Banking Hall in London and presented by …

Friday 7th July 2017