Monthly Archives: November 2012

Look beyond the label – says Goodyear Dunlop

November 29, 2012

Goodyear Dunlop is advising commercial vehicle operators to look beyond the new EU label grades when purchasing winter tyres.

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2013 Pirelli calendar unveiled in Rio

November 29, 2012
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The 2013 Pirelli Calendar has been unveiled in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The creator of the 40th edition of ‘The Cal’™ is Steve McCurry, one of the world’s most renowned photographers, who recounts the recent social and economic transformation of Brazil. His work celebrates the beauty and colours that characterise the South American country, which…

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Palletforce supports serving soldiers

November 29, 2012
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Palletforce has shown its support for British troops in Afghanistan this Christmas by collecting donated items to help spread some festive cheer. The UK’s leading palletised distribution network collected donations from staff at its 400,000 sq ft Hub in support of the charity Operation Shoebox.

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Bevan box offers the best of all worlds

November 29, 2012
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Bigger, lighter and built to a higher standard – the Bevan Group box body fitted to Dowding & Plummer’s new 7.5-tonner is a winner from all angles. The Birmingham-based company manufactures and supplies commercial floor cleaning machines and the new truck wears the colours of its market-leading Victor range, which includes scrubber driers, vacuums, sweepers, spray…

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DAF Trucks unveils new website

November 29, 2012

DAF Trucks has developed a new website dedicated to assisting bodybuilders and converters to meet the requirements of the new EC Whole Vehicle Type Approval (ECWVTA) directive. 


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Fleetmatics tells SMEs how to reduce fuel wastage

November 27, 2012
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Fleetmatics, a leading global provider of fleet management solutions for commercial fleet vehicles, has launched its first two e-books in a series of publications to help the SME (Small and Medium sized Enterprises) business owner. The first e-book gives an insight into how businesses can highlight and remove fuel wastage while the second identifies ten…

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Palletforce recognised at industry awards

November 27, 2012
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Palletforce, the leading palletised distribution network, has been Highly Commended in an awards ceremony that honours logistics’ leading lights. The member-owned network was Highly Commended in the Employer of the Year category at the Global Freight Awards on Wednesday, November 21.

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Tough new measures to tackle drink drivers

November 26, 2012

A package of tough measures to crack down on drink drivers has been unveiled by Road Safety Minister Stephen Hammond.

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Crucial road improvements to be delivered twice as fast

November 26, 2012

Motorists and hauliers will benefit from increased capacity on England’s motorways by spring 2015 thanks to the acceleration of three upgrades, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has nnounced. These will be delivered in this spending review period rather than the next, as the government introduces major improvements to the way road schemes are planned and built.…

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Goodyear extends TreadMax retread range

November 26, 2012

TreadMax, Goodyear’s premium moldcure retread range, has been extended with the addition of six new tyres within four different application segments. Having similar carcasses, tread patterns and tread compounds as the equivalent new tyres, the new Goodyear retreads offer excellent levels of performance, helping to further reduce both vehicle operating costs and environmental impact.

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Palletforce’s European expansion

November 24, 2012

Palletforce has launched a new direct Italian service after appointing Italy’s leading pallet network One Express as its strategic partner.

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Boris challenged to act on increase in cycling injuries

November 24, 2012

As the number of cycling injuries on London’s roads has risen by 50 per cent[1] since 2006, a new report[2] – Gearing Up – by the London Assembly has recommended both doubling funding for cycling and targets for the number of journeys made by bike.

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