Truck and Plant Locator Weekly Magazine

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Published every week since 1996, Truck and Plant Locator Magazine is a national business to business magazine, specialising in advertising trucks, vans and plant and their related products and services. With its unique method of distribution and glossy paper, the magazine stands out clearly in the marketplace. Full colour throughout, it is organised with the trucks for sale at the front of the magazine, followed by a very healthy truck-related classified section, new and used van deals with a healthy plant and equipment section at the back of the magazine.



Six Great Routes to Buyers - How Truck and Plant Locator Magazine is Distributed

1. Direct Mail

Truck and Plant Locator Magazine is mailed unrequested to truck operators since 1996 and reaches the truck and plant buyers when they are at their desks. Let us know if you would like to have a trial copy of the magazine here, alternatively you can join the many subscribers for less than £1.50 per week here.

2. News Trade Distribution

Available at thousands of key newsagents, including High Street names like WH Smiths, Shell, Esso and BP petrol stations, Truck and Plant Locator is the name on the High Street for used truck and plant sales. If your local newsagent does not stock a copy, simply ask them and they will make sure to have one available for you.

3. Truck Stop Pickup

Truck and Plant Locator Weekly Magazine is available at key, high volume truck stops available to qualifying readers free of charge.

4. Export

Truck and Plant Locator Magazine has an African edition every two weeks, distributed in countries keen to import right-hand drive trucks from the United Kingdom. These include Kenya, Zambia, Tanzania, South Africa, Nigeria, Mozambique plus others.

The International edition of Truck and Plant Locator magazine alternates with the African edition and targets non-African right-hand drive countries that are keen to import right-hand trucks from the UK, including Malta, Cyprus, Trinidad and Tobago, Indonesia and many more.

5. Online Page-Turn

In addition to the printed magazines, Truck and Plantlocator is published every week in page-turn form here on the Trucklocator.co.uk and Plantlocator.co.uk websites.

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6. Subscriptions

With a healthy base of subscribers, keen truck and plant buyers pay to subscribe and guarantee receiving a copy every week. Subscribe to Truck and Plantlocator Magazine today!


Advertising in Truck and Plantlocator Magazine

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A Couple of Trucks to Sell?

For advertisers with one or two vehicles to sell, you can open a free account online and upload the details of your vehicle, including up to nine photographs and pay using a credit or debit card. The details will be automatically including in the following issue of Truck and Plant Locator Weekly. Choose from one or three weeks in the magazine and up to a month online. Not sure about uploading details online? Don’t worry, call our helpful customer services desk on 01733 566933 and they will take all the details over the phone – simply email over your images and we’ll take care of the rest.

Are you a Dealer - Want a Trade Account?

Trade accounts are available to dealers, subject to credit control. Call us on 01733 566933 and we will talk through the advertising packages available. From a few photo lineages to a five-page advert, we have a dedicated trade team who can assist with the design of your adverts and send you a proof before going to press.

Classified Advertising

A very healthy ‘classified’ section of the magazine demonstrates its popularity. The truck-related services, from finance & insurance to owner-drivers and dismantlers, is arranged into categories, making it easy for the reader to find what they are looking for. There is no clutter in the way - all the services advertised have something to do with owning and operating a truck or plant.

Advertising Deadlines

Truck and Plantlocator Magazine’s weekly deadline is 12 noon on Mondays for newstrade onsale on Thursdays. For new advertisers, or those with complicated requirements, we ask for advertising copy to be sent on the Friday before deadline.

Advertising Formats

We can, of course accept completed adverts in high-resolution pdf format, but we are happy to help and find the best way to suit you of getting your vehicle stock information into the magazine weekly. You can simply email the photos and text to us, send a link to the vehicles on your website – some advertisers still send photos in the post!


Other Magazines from Focus:

Farm Machinery Loactor Magazine

Farm Machinery Locator Fortnightly

A classified advertising magazine packed with tractors and other farm equipment for sale. Much of the equipment of offer is used, although there are plenty of new offers and services that Farmers and other agriculture businesses need to buy every day.

Commercial Vehicle Dealer Magazine

Commercial Vehicle Dealer Magazine

A monthly business to business magazine read by truck and van dealers across the UK. Available on subscription, CV Dealer magazine is also mailed to a controlled database of commercial vehicle dealers in the UK. Call us on 01733 566933 or contact us to subscribe to the magazine.

About Focus Business Media

Peterborough, UK based, the company is privately owned and has been publishing commercial vehicle magazines every week since 1996. The business was started by Managing Director, Colin Medwynter to launch Truck and Plant Locator Magazine, (then called Commercial Vehicle Retailer – or CVR for short).

Co-Director Jason Hodge joined the business in 1998 to coincide with the launch of Van Buyer Weekly Magazine and the www.vanlocator.co.uk website.

Since this time the business bought its city centre offices and has launched Commercial Vehicle Dealer Magazine in 2002 and www.cvdealer.co.uk, Plantlocator Weekly Magazine and www.plantlocator.co.uk.

Farm Machinery Locator Fortnightly magazine was launched in August 2013.

The offices are centrally based moments away from Peterborough main line railway station with links just 45 minutes to London.