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

Photo Caption: L-R ISM / BESMA Representative, David Spear – Director, James Spear – Marketing Manager, Laurence Winmill – CEO, Sarah Spear Director, Geraint Yeo – General Manager, Jimmy Carr – Host & Comedian 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 […]

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National LCV registrations may be declining but closer to home David Spear reports impressive sales growth of 26% after “best month yet”

Photo Caption: Director David Spear 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 […]

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

Photo Caption: L-R David Spear Director at David Spear & Jamie Howells – Service Delivery Manager Owens 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 […]

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

Photo: David Spear, Directoir 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 […]

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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 traditional […]

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

Photo Caption: Director David Spear 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 […]

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Award winning LCV dealership expands workforce to meet growing demand

(Photo Caption: L to R Zack O’Neill, Amanda Taylor, Sian Edwards, Steph Rees, Dan Parfitt, Jamie West) 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 […]

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Commercial vehicle specialist wins prestigious Business Transformation of the Year accolade at the 10th annual Auto Trader Click Awards

(Photo Caption: L-R Owner – David Spear, Auto Trader’s Darren Moon, Director – Sarah Spear, BBC TV’s Steph McGovern. CEO – Laurence Winmill & Marketing manager James Spear) 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 […]

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Daring David Spear team take on charity skydive to raise money for two great causes

(Photo Caption: Instructors & Members of the David Spear Sky Dive Team at Salisbury – 2nd from Left Stephanie Rees, Laurence Winmill and James Spear) The team at LCV dealership David Spear has taken on their first skydive. The skydive is just the start of a yearlong charity appeal in which the team aims to raise £4,000 for Alzheimer’s Society […]

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Commercial vehicle specialist reports national sales slowdown but business is good a little closer to home

With recent statistics from the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) pointing to a national decline in LCV registrations across all van segments, the latest figures may come as no surprise to commercial vehicle drivers and dealers.   Light commercial vehicle registrations fell by a further 5.3% during May as the market continues to rebalance. The entire LCV market […]

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