Four decades in the driving seat

During its lifetime Palletforce member Owens Road Services has grown from a one van light haulage operation into a major UK player running more than 200 vehicles from six strategic locations. Brothers Huw and Eurof Owen set up the original business in Llanelli in the early seventies carrying furniture, kitchens and piano parts. Continue reading

Iveco launches Dakar 2013 channel

Iveco is preparing to compete at Dakar 2013 with a squad of five rally trucks. Considered the world’s premiere off-road rally, the Dakar challenges teams over some of South America’s most difficult terrain. Current Dakar champion Team De Rooy will drive one Iveco Powerstar and four Iveco New Trakkers along the route which starts in Peru, before crossing through Argentina and ending in Chile. Team De Rooy and Iveco will face this exciting and extreme race together, defending their impressive victory in 2012. Continue reading


New release of DKV eReporting

DKV Euro Service, the leading service provider to the transport and logistics industry has released a new version of DKV eReporting. This new release of DKV eReporting provides companies with immediate insight in their DKV key figures regarding their fleet and now includes TIS PL reporting, VAT refund overviews and eReporting Alert Reports. Continue reading

Traffic Commissioner outlines HGV application changes

All HGV and PSV applications determined from 01 January 2013 will be assessed against the new financial standing levels, Senior Traffic Commissioner, Beverley Bell, has confirmed. This means that applications received after 01 December 2012 – which will be considered by commissioners and delegated staff when the new financial limits take effect in the new year – will need to meet the revised levels to comply with the law. Continue reading