Welcome to DTE V8

Buying Group

Company Profiles

One of the aims of Don't Travel Empty is to build up a network of trusted partners. We currently work with the following companies, who offer a quality service to meet the specific needs of the coaching industry. Don't forget to mention Don't Travel Empty when you contact them, to make sure you take advantage of any offers they may have available for our members.

Select Uniforms

Select Uniforms

Select Uniforms are the leading suppliers of Uniform Clothing to the UK Bus & Coach Industry. We are pleased to count many of the leading operators amongst our customers, whether you need a bespoke uniform or off the shelf items we are sure to be able to help.

select-uniforms.co.uk 0113 255 2694

Portland Price Protection Fuel Hedging

Portland Price Protection

With volatile fuel prices, having some kind of stability is crucial in this industry. Portland Price Protection offers this security, using their 100 years of experience in the oil industry to help you to manage and stabilise the cost of your fuel by fixing fuel prices for up to 12 months.

www.portland-fuel-price-protection.com 01904 570021

Traderonline Vehicle Sales


Our successful vehicle trading scheme is perfect for any operator, large or small, with a range of package options to suit every budget. Packages start from £29, going up to £369 a year. For just £369, trader members get the full suite of options - four photo adverts every week in print and online, with two photos per listing; and half-price recruitment rates.

www.routeonetrader.net 01733 405 730

Lexia Media PR and Crisis Management

Lexia Media

Lexia supply a full range of public relations support and are here if you need help in the event of a media crisis.
Out of hours contact 07974 359001

www.lexiamedia.co.uk 013940384410

TD Tyres

TD Tyres

TD Tyres supplies Coach & Bus Tyres, Commercial Wheels, Tyre Pressure Monitoring Equipment, Tyre Fitting Machines and Tyre accessories direct to Coach & Bus companies all over the UK with a next day delivery service. We also provide a 24/7 365 day a year UK & European Tyre Breakdown Service.

www.tdtyres.com 01684 560029



UK based fully licensed independent manufacturer and distributor of Adblue

www.noxdownuk.com 01904 607730

Universal Seatbelts

Universal Seatbelts

We are an importer, wholesaler and distributor for all seatbelt parts. All our items are universal fitment and will fit 99% of most vehicles including coaches and commercial seats. We always carry over 5000 items in stock at any time and so can supply any quantity on next day delivery when required.

www.universalseatbelts.co.uk 0203 519 0293

Partline Limited

Partline Group

Partline’s Automotive division are a leading parts distributor specialising in the Bus and Coach industry, delivering parts to operators throughout the UK, Ireland, Europe and worldwide. The product range is extremely comprehensive, offering many original equipment parts at competitive prices.

www.partline.co.uk 01274 531531

King Long Europe UK Ltd

King Long Europe UK

King Long is the second largest bus and coach manufacturer in the world, who’s representatives in the UK are located in Birmingham B33 0S. We are continuing to offer the best value for money products in the industry, where luxury is standard.

www.kinglonguk.com 0121 784 3335

Coach Buddy

Coach Buddy

Coach Buddy is the essential tool for coach and tour operators, drivers and group travel organisers to help then create UK-based tour, excursion and holiday itineraries. Coach Buddy has over 2,500 attractions, and 600 destinations (towns and cities - all with coach parking details).

www.coachbuddy.org.uk 07590 750128

Commercial Vehicle Compliance Ltd

Commercial Vehicle Compliance Ltd

Former VOSA Specialist Traffic Examiner providing Audit Services, Operator Licencing Applications, Tachograph Analysis, Vehicle Maintenance Compliance, Live DVLA Driver Licence Checking Services and Public Inquiry Work for the PSV and HGV Industry.

www.cv-c.co.uk 07795 129496

Odyssey Coach Sales Ltd

Odyssey Coach Sales Ltd

Welcome to Odyssey Coach Sales. We provide a bespoke service to Coach Operators by taking all the hassle out of selling your bus or coach. By doing this we can offer quality used coaches for sale from respected Coach Operators at competitive prices.

www.odysseycoachsales.co.uk 07581 170131

CREDO Finance Ltd

CREDO Finance Ltd

When you need to fund a major purchase, Credo Asset Finance are the premier trusted business and personal asset finance specialists. Over the last 13 years, we have arranged over £250m of funding for over 7,500 businesses, and can help you in the same way.

www.credoassetfinance.com 01603 703180