Madden has called on fleet managers to put van residuals into the premier league by ensuring they are presented properly at disposal time. He said: 'The preoccupation with the passenger car is leading many fleet managers to neglect the unsung hero of the team - the light van. Vans should be thrust into the glare of the residual value premier league and treated better - certainly when remarketing time arrives.'
At the Birmingham sale, 80% of the entry was sold on the day, with vendors including Royal Mail, BT, Sixt Kenning and Volkswagen Financial Services. As part of the day, a presentation was made to Derek Unwin of Sixt Kenning, marking both 40 years in the industry and as a customer of BCA. He receive a hand-carved and engraved gavel from BCA regional operations director Malcolm Riley.