IMS Limited is a key distributor for a range of premium products aimed at the commercial vehicle market, including leading brands; SAF-Holland, VSE and Alex Rims.  IMS is the exclusive UK and Ireland distributor for the complete range of SAF-Holland products.  IMS supports its distributorships with unrivalled sales advice, technical support and aftermarket service.

To discover more about the range of brands we represent and the many ways we support our customers, please contact us on 01509 600 185 or

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One of the world’s leading manufacturers of premium quality axles and suspension systems, fifth wheels, landing gear and kingpins for trailer manufacturers.

SAF-Holland is continually developing solutions to meet customers’ needs in an environment of rising costs, shrinking margins and tightened regulations.

Supreme reliability and efficiency combined with the use of weight-reduced components lower lifetime trailer operating costs.

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The VSE low maintenance Electro-hydraulic Trailer Steering System is the lightest and most advanced steering system available today.

Fully configurable, it offers exceptional manoeuvrability without sacrificing load capacity or stability, allowing operators to replace rigid prime movers and small ‘urban trailers’ thereby maximising the cost-efficiency of urban deliveries.

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…the ultra-affordable active mechanical trailer steering system that lets operators deliver more load to those difficult locations not accessible with a conventional, fixed-axle trailer of the same length.

Green Steering offers fuel savings of up to 12%, tyre life extended up to four times, better load distribution, smaller trucks required.

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Alex Rims forged aluminium wheels are half the weight of steel wheels and have been proven to extend tyre and brake life as well as reducing fuel costs. They are produced using a combination of the best alloys available using a process developed over many years.

They require minimal cleaning and come with a 5 year unlimited mileage warranty.

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IMS Limited News & Resources

VSE Reverse Assist. It’s the way forward for reversing with self-steering axles!

Self-steering axles are an excellent way of improving trailer manoeuvrability whilst reducing fuel consumption and tyre wear.  The downside is that when reversing, self-steering axles have to be locked in the centre position, totally negating these benefits.

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Intra lift axle fitting kit

Installing a SAF INTRA lift axle fitting kit

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Book IMS to deliver manufacturer-accredited training for your company

Read about IMS Limited’s range of manufacturer accredited training programmes in support of all of the premium brand products we distribute. 

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Grasslands tell us some of the reasons why they chose VSE

Grasslands in Kent use VSE to help deliver turf and topsoil to some very difficult-to-access locations in London and throughout the south east of the country.

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Intradrum hub and brake shoes removal and replacement

Removal and replacement of the INTRADRUM hub and brakes shoes.

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Intradrum slack adjuster removal and replacement

Removing and replacing the INTRADRUM slack adjuster. 

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SAF Tire Pilot keeps Greyroads rolling at the critical point.

Read about the SAF Tire Pilot auto inflation system and how it coped after a vicious-looking 6-inch piece of metal pierced the wall of a trailer tyre.

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See the ForFarmers VSE-equipped steering trailer in action

Every day, ForFarmers delivers thousands of tons of feed to farmers situated in some of the most inaccessible rural locations in the UK you can imagine. And yet they manage to easily manoeuvre full-sized tipping trailers into places you wouldn’t think possible courtesy of their VSE, intelligent steering system equipped trailers. Click to see a short video showing how a skilfully driven VSE trailer gets a full ForFarmers load into a farm buried deep within the Shropshire countryside.

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Intradrum shock absorber removal and replacement

How to remove and then replace a shock absorber on a SAF INTRADRUM axle.

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Intradrum 3D bush removal and replacement

This video explains how to remove and then replace 3D bush on a SAF INTRADRUM axle.

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Buy Alex Rims online with complete confidence from

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