Automotive app firm is expanding

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Sheffield-based automotive technology company, r2c Online, has moved into new, larger offices in a £500,000 investment following rapid growth over the last few years.

As well as housing more than 20 employees, with the capacity for many more in future, the premises on Vantage Drive just off junction 34 of the M1, will feature a training facility and specialist product demonstration suites.

r2c Online is a web-based application which aims to improve the efficiency and accuracy of compliance management in the road haulage industry.

It connects transport fleets with maintenance workshops and provides quotes,authorisation and invoicing, enabling, ‘seamless management of vehicle maintenance for users throughout the supply chain’.

Some 15,000 fleets and 500 workshops in the UK use it, the company says.

Managing director Nick Walls, said: “We have experienced rapid growth in the past 12 months with increased sales and profits, as well as a doubling in staff levels.

“With accelerated demand, new product launches on the horizon and expansion into all categories of vehicle, we plan further expansion of our operations.

“We are looking forward to what the future holds in 2015 and beyond. Our new premises will give us the space to grow while allowing us to provide even higher levels of service and support to our growing customer base, which is core to our company values.”

Founded in 2003, r2c Online is a cloud-based service which connects vehicle operators, fleet managers and leasing companies with dealers, workshops and manufacturers.