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VWS Teams Up with Trading Standards for Rigorous Testing

September 19, 2016

Specialists in the design, manufacture, installation and service of vehicle on-board weighing, bin weighing and axle load protection systems, Vehicle Weighing Solutions Ltd (VWS) is working alongside Derbyshire Trading Standards and raising the bar with its robust testing procedures.

If a VWS customer wishes to use the ENVIROWEIGH bin-weighing system to operate a Pay by Weight system, the system first needs to be approved by Trading Standards to check it meets the UK regulations implementing the EU directive 2014/32/EU.

Fair & Accurate charging Key to Success at Devon Contract Waste

July 17, 2016

Exeter-based waste management company Devon Contract Waste (DCW) claims that it can now bill its customers more fairly and consistently thanks to installing the ENVIROWEIGH bin weighing system from Vehicle Weighing Solutions Ltd (VWS) to its fleet.

Simon Almond, Managing Director, DCW said: “We didn’t used to know the exact weight of each customer’s waste collection and used to base tariffs on collection averages rather than actual weights. This meant that some of our customers were underpaying for their collections and actually costing us money.”

Indentify Heavy Loads & Prevent Overloading with Vehicle Weighing Solutions RWM Stand 5Z140-ZZ141

July 05, 2016

British market leader in onboard weighing, bin weighing and overload protection, Vehicle Weighing Solutions Ltd (VWS), is all set for another successful RWM show with its market leading, weights and measures approved, ENVIROWEIGH bin-weighing system, its popular software solution PURGO, which was launched at the show last year and the VOPS2 Van Overload Protection System.

Aliweld Showcases VWS' New Safety & Weighing System for Tippers

June 22, 2016

Vehicle weighing experts, Vehicle Weighing Solutions Ltd (VWS) has launched a new British-made combined vehicle safety & weighing system for tipper and tanker operators, which is being showcased by tipper body manufacturer Aliweld Ltd on their 25th Anniversary vehicle.

The VWS LOADWEIGH system comprises four load cells built into the hydraulic tipper gear, an inclinometer to alert drivers if the vehicle is unstable including an integral PTO switch off, and an intelligent junction box that has a separate signal from each cell to provide live load data informing the driver how the load is dispersed.

Waste Management Cycle Ride Raises Over £40,000 for Charity

May 17, 2016

On Thursday 12 May a team of 50 waste management professionals set off from the Southern Municipal Exhibition (SME) in Kent to cycle over 200 miles to Ghent in Belgium raising money for charity. 37 cyclists and 9 support team members returned on Sunday 15 May, having completed the challenge in just 3 days and have managed to raise over £40,000 for charity, double the target amount, with donations still rolling in.

Numerous charities will benefit from funds raised including the Alzeihmer’s Society, Sue Ryder, Help for Heroes and Action for Children.

Bin Weighing Fitted as Standard for Biffa Commercial

May 03, 2016

Biffa has equipped over 400 vehicles in its commercial fleet with bin weighing technology to accurately monitor its customers’ waste and recycling collections and provide precise data.

Biffa has standardised the ENVIROWEIGH bin weighing system from Vehicle Weighing Solutions Ltd (VWS) on its waste and recycling fleet, which is spread throughout 63 locations in the UK.

VWS Software Solutions Shortlisted for National Recycling Award

May 01, 2016

VWS Software Solutions, the creators of VWS PurGo, have been announced as a finalist in the Efficiency Initiative category of the MRW National Recycling Awards 2016. The winners are to be announced at the London Hilton on Park Lane on Wednesday 6 July.

VWS PurGo waste management software was developed specifically to offer waste operators a simplified software solution to help them to streamline their processes from sales through to operations, including admin, billing and reporting. The software works in harmony with most bin-weighing systems thereby enabling waste management companies to monitor exactly what they are collecting and from whom.

Ready for Hire with VWS Bin Weighing

April 20, 2016

Refuse Vehicle Solutions Ltd (RVS) has launched its own vehicle rental service with a range of vehicles available for short or long term hire, including a fleet of trade waste collection vehicles fitted with the ENVIROWEIGH bin weighing system from Vehicle Weighing Solutions Ltd (VWS).

Built from stainless steel with RFID tag recognition ENVIROWEIGH is one of the first weights and measures approved systems in the UK and can therefore be used for Pay By Weight services. Accurate to within 1kg the system enables waste operators to pinpoint profitable and loss making clients.

A Total Revolution in Onboard Weighing by VWS - Stand C27/39

April 14, 2016

Vehicle weighing experts, Vehicle Weighing Solutions Ltd (VWS), are back at Tip-Ex this year with a range of brand new, British-made, onboard weighing systems developed exclusively for the Tipper and Tanker market place.

Julian Glasspole, Managing Director, VWS said: “We won the award for Show Innovation and since then we’ve been working even harder to develop weighing and overload protection systems for tipper and tanker operators that offer even better value for money, greater accuracy and ultra reliability. We’re excited about launching these products at the show and we’re confident that delegates will be impressed.”

London Borough of Havering Adopts 'Intelligent' Sweeper Weighing System to Maximise Efficiency & Prevent Overloading

March 22, 2016

Following successful trialstrials, the London Borough of Havering has installed the VOPS2 Overload Warning System from Vehicle Weighing Solutions Ltd (VWS) to three of its Scarab Minor Sweepers with a view to fitting the system to the Authority’s larger sweepers when they are replaced.

VWS Launch New Weighing Technology & Software at the Commercial Vehicle

August 02, 2016

UK weighing technology experts, Vehicle Weighing Solutions Ltd (VWS) are returning for the fourth year running to The Commercial Vehicle Show, which takes place at the NEC in Birmingham on 26-28 April, to launch a new innovative vehicle tow hitch weighing device and demonstrate their existing market leading range of products.

VWS will be co-demonstrating their latest development, the Tow Hitch Safety Loading System, with neighbouring exhibitor Hope Technical Developments.

New Software Identifies Missed Revenue at Forge Recycling

December 16, 2015

Leeds-based commercial waste management operator Forge Recycling is now able to charge customers for the excess weight collected, thanks to a new software package and dynamic bin-weighing system, which is enabling the company to identify heavy bins and potential missed revenue.

As a result the company is switching to a pay by weight service in January 2016, whereby customers will be asked to pay for any excess weight collected.

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