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Trak Global makes two senior hires as it eyes international growth

Trak Global Group (TGG), the UK’s leading telematics technology business, has announced two senior appointments to help spearhead the company’s international expansion. Ivan Bumstead has joined the business as CFO, and Stevan Hoyle has joined the Board as a non-executive director. CEO Nick Corrie said the two appointments will add significant M&A and international experience… Read more

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9th December 2015

Carrot wins Prince Michael International Road Safety Award

Carrot Insurance, the telematics-based insurance provider specialising in young and newly qualified drivers, has been awarded the prestigious Prince Michael of Kent International Road Safety Award for 2015. 

The company received the award from HRH Prince Michael on 8 December at an event attended by over 300 road safety professionals. Prince Michael International Road Safety… Read more

11th November 2015

Trak Global extends mass market capability to Spain with senior hire

Trakglobal, the leading UK telematics business that also owns the Carrot insurance brand, has hired Luis Peña from Mapfre to spearhead the introduction of its mass-market telematics capability to Spain, Southern Europe and Latin America. Mr Peña, who will be managing director Southern Europe and Latin America, spent 20 years in a variety of senior… Read more

9th October 2015

RSA launches new Smart Fleet app

RSA, one of the largest UK commercial insurers, today announced the launch of Smart Fleet, a new smartphone app aimed at SMEs with fleets up to 15 vehicles. The Smart Fleet app can help business owners reduce fleet operating costs and empower them to take action to promote safer and more efficient driving. The app… Read more

1st September 2015

CARROT MOVES INTO MASS MARKET TELEMATICS WITH LAUNCH OF ‘BETTER DRIVER’ INSURANCE

Carrot, the telematics insurance company for young drivers, is launching the UK’s first mass-market, full underwriting-based motor insurance that is entirely built around a unique smartphone app. ‘Better Driver,’ by Carrot, uses Bluetooth to enable robust, accurate journey scoring. The app also provides weekly rewards to encourage positive driving behaviour. According to Nick Corrie, MD… Read more

10th August 2015

Trak Global hires Bob Skerrett to spearhead telematics growth

Trak Global, the leading UK telematics technology business that also owns Carrot Insurance, has announced that Bob Skerrett will join the business in the new role of MD Insurance Division. Bob will report to Trak Global chief executive Nick Corrie and takes up his appointment this month (August 2015). Nick said: “We are delighted that… Read more

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7th October 2014

TRAK GLOBAL INCREASES ITS INSURANCE PEDIGREE

Leading telematics solutions provider Trak Global has further cemented its direct links with the insurance sector with the appointment of Steve Cotton, who joins in the newly formed role of Insurance Relations Director. Steve joins the business after 18 years with Cheshire Datasystems Ltd (CDL) where his most recent role was leading CDL’s very successful telematics relationships and product strategy. Reporting to the Board, Steve said of his… Read more

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15th May 2014

VEHICLE RENTAL COMPANY’S BOLD MOVE IN ITS FIGHT AGAINST CRIME REAPS REWARDS

Berkshire-based Rabbits Vehicle Hire has witnessed a dramatic decline in dubious rentals and unsavoury clientele after publically displaying its state-of-the-art vehicle tracking system. Managing Director Kevin Rapson, whose company is part of the United Rental Group, firmly believes his decision to openly demonstrate his telematic tracking system – provided by Crewe-based Trak Global Solutions –… Read more

24th October 2013

CRIMINALS TURN TO VEHICLE HIRE COMPANIES TO AVOID DETECTION

Thieves could well be legitimately hiring vehicles from unsuspecting companies to carry out their crimes in a bid to maintain an air of normality and to avoid arrest. That’s the view of Trak Global Solutions, one of the UK’s leading telematics and vehicle tracking companies, after it teamed up with Essex police and, thanks to… Read more

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23rd September 2013

FLEET OWNER SEES AN IMMEDIATE RETURN ON INVESTMENT AFTER TRAK GLOBAL SWIFTLY REUNITES HIM WITH HIS STOLEN VAN

Within hours of equipping their fleet with GPS tracking units, Cheshire Vehicle Rental found themselves putting their new system to test. One of their rental customers reported a brand new Peugeot Partner van had been stolen while out on hire for the first time after Trak Global Solutions engineers had fitted a GPS tracking device…. Read more

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10th July 2013

Trak Global rallies to support Gumball charity event

Trak Global directors Alan Cottrill and Gordon Grant fulfilled a childhood dream and raised more than £2,000 for charity in the process after taking part in the 2013 AGS Gumball Rally. The duo, who respectively head up Trak Global’s Risktrak and Swifttrak brands, entered into the good-hearted spirit immortalised by the classic 1976 film in… Read more