About Us


Sandhills East Limited Offices on Bridge Street, Peterborough

Sandhills East Limited

Serving the farm, construction, and commercial trucking industries across the United Kingdom and beyond for over two decades, Farm Locator, Plant Locator, Machinery Locator, Truck Locator, and Van Locator are trade publications and websites focused on bringing together buyers and sellers in these markets.

In 2016, Focus Business Media and its successful brands were acquired by Sandhills East Limited. As a subsidiary of Sandhills Publishing, Sandhills East builds on the company’s decades-long presence in the commercial trucking, agriculture, and construction industries through the Truck Paper, TractorHouse, and Machinery Trader brands. Headquartered in Manchester, United Kingdom, Sandhills East has office locations in Australia and across Europe, in addition to Sandhills Publishing’s global headquarters in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

About Sandhills East & Sandhills Publishing

Our products and services are aimed at gathering, processing, and distributing information in the form of trade publications, websites, and online services that connect buyers and sellers across the trucking, agriculture, construction, aviation, and technology industries. Our integrated, industry-specific approach to hosted technologies and services offers solutions that help businesses large and small operate efficiently and grow securely, cost-effectively, and successfully.

Advertisers please contact our sales team on 01733 601501

To see where we have come from, please view our timeline below.



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Focus Business Media Founded


Commercial Vehicle Retailer Magazine Launched


Focus Publishing Founded


Van Buyer Weekly Launched


CVR Rebranded Truck Locator Weekly
Van Locator Weekly Launched
'Locator' Websites Launched


Focus Publishing Launches CV Dealer Magazine


Plantlocator Magazine Launched
Plantlocator.co.uk Launched
Focus Business Acquires Office Building


Locator.co.uk Relaunch


Van Magazines Closed


Focus People Solutions Launched


Truck and Plant Locator Launched
Farm Machinery Locator Magazine Launched
Farmmachinerylocator.co.uk Launched


Focus Business Media Rebrands
New Look for 'Locator' Magazines


Acquired by Sandhills East Limited