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Discover the history of Radius, from the first transaction in the UK in March 1990 to the latest acquisition in 2019.

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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

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

  • 2014

    Iberia Iberia - A new Iberian BP partnership begins with sales starting in Portugal followed by Spain.

  • 2015

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

  • 2015

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

  • 2016

    South-East Asia South-East Asia - Radius begins an exciting new expansion into south-east Asia with the opening of new offices in Singapore and Malaysia.

  • 2016

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

  • 2016

    United Kingdom United Kingdom - Radius purchase "Track You" a large fleet telematics business with over 20,000 vehicles.

  • 2017

    Europe Europe - DKV partnership begins in France followed by Portugal, Spain and Italy.

  • 2017

    Velocity Vehicle Check Velocity Vehicle Check - The Velocity Vehicle Check App is launched, an innovative app that allows drivers to complete a daily vehicle check.

  • 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.

  • United States United States - The global expansion of Radius continues as Telematics sales begin in the 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.

  • 2018

    United Kingdom United Kingdom - "The Radius Campus", the group's new multi-million pound global HQ opens in Crewe, UK.

  • 2019

    United Kingdom United Kingdom - Radius acquires Plant I Ltd. A Telematics company specialising in plant and construction solutions.

  • 2019

    United Kingdom United Kingdom - Radius continues its expansion into the telecoms market with a new own-brand solution; echo.

  • 2019

    Europe Europe - atom, an innovative new self-install telematics solution launches across Europe.

  • 2019

    United Kingdom United Kingdom - Radius acquires Sure-Track, a company experienced in helping businesses manage their fleet and recover stolen vehicles.

  • 2019

    United Kingdom United Kingdom - Radius acquires The Burley Group, an award-winning insurance broker.

  • 2019

    Australia Australia - Radius expands into the southern hemisphere with an office in Melbourne, Australia.

  • 2019

    United Kingdom United Kingdom - Radius acquire Pure Telecom, an award-winning independent telecoms specialist.

  • United States United States - Radius purchase CyntrX, a Wisconsin based telematics company.

  • 2019

    United Kingdom United Kingdom - Radius acquires London based business telecoms provider Trinity Maxwell.

  • 2019

    South Africa South Africa - Radius partners with Key Telematics a leading ‘white label’ telematics provider based in Cape Town and London.

  • 2019

    United Kingdom United Kingdom - Radius acquires Reliance Networks, a business telecoms provider based in Macclesfield.

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