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Discover the history of Radius, from the first transaction in the UK in March 1990 to the latest office opening in the USA.

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  • 1990

    United Kingdom United Kingdom - UK Fuels has its first transaction at a Truckstop in Birmingham on the 1st of March 1990

  • 1994

    UK UK - BP Plus and BP Plus Bunker cards launched into the UK Market

  • 1995

    Ireland Ireland - European development begins with the formation of DCI a new joint venture in Ireland.

  • 1995

    UK UK - Fastfuel, Texaco account card and JetCard follow as new products in quick succession.

  • 2000

    Denmark Denmark - The purchase of Danish outdoor payment terminal supplier Multiple Card Systems (MCS) marks the group's first move into Scandinavia.

  • 2000

    UK UK - Shell and ESSO cards are added to the range of services offered in the UK

  • 2004

    Belgium Belgium - Belgium is chosen as the first country to develop on the continent with the formation of DCB.

  • 2006

    France France - A truckstop is purchased in Calais at one of the key transport hubs for the group's new European fuel card EDC.

  • 2006

    UK UK - Fleetone a new fleet card is launched in the UK

  • 2007

    The Netherlands The Netherlands - A new Netherlands office is opened in Breda

  • 2008

    Belgium Belgium - Fleetpass a multi network card with widespread acceptance is launched in Belgium

  • 2008

    UK UK - Diesel Price Guarantee Card launched in the UK

  • 2009

    Portugal Portugal - A new Portugal Office is opened

  • 2010

    Spain Spain - An office is opened in Valencia to allow the group to begin developing the Spanish market

  • 2011

    Italy Italy - The group expands into Italy with a partnership with Shell and an office in Milan is opened.

  • 2011

    Velocity Velocity - Velocity the group's new web portal is launched, giving customers a unique way of accessing our products and services

  • 2012

    Sweden Sweden - A new Swedish office is opened continuing the group's expansion in Scandinavia.

  • 2012

    The Netherlands The Netherlands - Fleetcard is launched in the Netherlands.

  • 2013

    Germany Germany - Berlin is chosen as the location for a new German office after a reseller contract is signed with Esso.

  • 2014

    France France - A new French company is set up ( Carte Carburant Service ) and an office in Lille established

  • 2014

    Germany Germany - The Novofleet fleet card is launched in Germany

  • 2014

    United Kingdom United Kingdom - Radius launches its own unique expenses card ( Velos ) on the MasterCard platform

  • 2014

    Portugal Portugal - BP Plus is launched in Portugal

  • 2015

    Europe Europe - Radius develops and launches a new vehicle tracking solution that is fully integrated with the fuel card products.

  • 2015

    France France - Radius becomes a reseller for E.Leclerc on France, doubling the size of its network.

  • 2015

    Belgium Belgium - Network Fuel Card launches in Belgium.

  • 2015

    United Kingdom United Kingdom - FuelPlus, Bunkerplus and Truckone launched in the UK.

  • 2015

    Ireland Ireland - Texaco Fastfuel and account card are launched in Ireland.

  • 2015

    United Kingdom United Kingdom - A new sales office is opened in York

  • 2016

    Singapore Singapore - Radius begins an exciting new expansion into south east Asia with the opening of new office in Singapore.

  • 2016

    Malaysia Malaysia - Exciting expansion in South East Asia continues with Kuala Lumpur office opening.

  • 2016

    United Kingdom United Kingdom - A new technology and innovation hub is opened in Manchester.

  • 2016

    United Kingdom United Kingdom - The velocity range of services is expanded further with the launch of Radius vehicle hire.

  • 2016

    United Kingdom United Kingdom - Radius purchase "Track You" a large fleet telematics business with over 20,000 vehicles further enhancing the group's capability within this sector

  • 2016

    Spain Spain - BP sales begin in Spain

  • 2017

    Europe Europe - DKV partnership begins in France, Portugal and Spain for national and international fleets.

  • 2017

    Velocity Vehicle Check Velocity Vehicle Check - The Velocity Vehicle Check App is launched, an innovative new product that aims to improve fleet performance by allowing drivers to complete a daily vehicle check.

  • 2017

    United Kingdom United Kingdom - The official groundbreaking takes place on the company's new global HQ, the Radius Campus.

  • 2017

    Ireland Ireland - Acquisition of Direct Fuels.

  • 2017

    United Kingdom United Kingdom - Radius moves into the fleet insurance market with the launch of Assero Insurance Brokers.

  • USA USA - The global expansion of Radius continues with the opening of a new office in Boston, USA.

  • 2018

    United Kingdom United Kingdom - Inflexion, a UK based Private Equity fund completes a £150m investment in Radius.

  • 2018

    United Kingdom United Kingdom - Radius enters the telecoms market with the acquisition of Adam Phones Limited.

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