Case Studies

Bartlett’s Service Station Isle of Wight

Product: VDO Rolling Road Lite
Company: Bartlett’s Service Station Isle of Wight

Company Profile
Bartlett’s Service Station, have been trading in the village of Newchurch on the Isle of Wight since 1970. Bartlett’s originally started out with 2 staff and now employ 22.

Fleet Size
Not applicable.

Business Issue
Bartlett’s wanted to increase their services and include tachograph calibrations for HGV’s.

Continental Solution
VDO Rolling Road Lite

Key Benefits
The unit is an economical solution with installation direct onto the workshop floor meaning there is no need for any additional groundwork costs.

Customer Comment
“We were impressed at the speed that the unit was installed plus the high standard of training our tachograph technicians received on the VDO VOSA Approved tachograph installation training course”.

– Paul Hendy, Bartlett’s Service Station.


Cheshire Curtainsiders Ltd

Product: Mobile Brake Tester
Company: Cheshire Curtainsiders Ltd

Company Profile
A one stop shop style of business that offers everything from curtain repairs, trailer rentals to breakdown and maintenance service providers. The company have been in operation for 21 years.

Business Issue
Cheshire Curtainsiders Ltd wanted to diversify their business and discovered that a mobile brake testing service was a perfect solution for their customers.

Continental Solution
The VDO Mobile Brake Tester offered the best solution to meet their business requirements. The concept was simple instead of customers going to a workshop for brake testing issues Cheshire Curtainsiders will visit the customer with the brake tester installed onto the back of a trailer.

Key Benefits
Significantly reduced vehicle downtime by not having a vehicle and Driver tied up to travel to a Brake Test facility.

Customer Comment
“The system offers everyone a fantastic solution with fleets not having to be off the road for significant periods of time. It is everything that we are about at Cheshire Curtainsiders Ltd regarding service and commitment to our customers.
We are proud to be the first company in the UK to offer this unique on-site service”.

Customers currently using the brake tester on site are:
Expert Logistics (AOL), Tip Trailer Services UK Ltd, AW Jenkinson, Browns Distribution, 3D International Transport, Tip Trailer Services UK Ltd, Ryder Plc and DHL Supply Chain Ltd.

– Mandy Griffiths, Managing Director