Monthly Archives: January 2013

Iveco set to participate at Bauma 2013

January 31, 2013
Iveco set to participate at Bauma 2013

Iveco will display vehicles representing its full range of off-road transport offerings at the 30th edition of the Bauma 2013 international trade fair. Bauma is one of the world’s largest trade fairs dedicated to construction and mining machinery, vehicles, equipment and materials.

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FTA brands report a side-show

January 31, 2013
FTA brands report a side-show

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has branded a report by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) as a side-show in order to distract from the real issue of fuel duty. In light of public and UK industry concern about fuel pump prices, the OFT launched an inquiry to identify whether or not there were competition problems…

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IRU focuses on new roadworthiness package

January 30, 2013

In order to improve road safety and the environmental performance of vehicles, the International Road Transport Union (IRU) is convinced that all road transport vehicles must be correctly maintained and repaired.

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GiTi Tire launches GT Assist

January 30, 2013
GiTi Tire launches GT Assist

GiTi Tire is aiming to further engage with fleet operators with the launch of GT Assist, a commercial vehicle roadside service assistance programme designed exclusively for the GT Radial brand.

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Thomas Hardie Commercials ensures a competitive edge

January 29, 2013
Thomas Hardie Commercials ensures a competitive edge

Competent and trustworthy sales staff that immediately inspired confidence, coupled with the promise of overnight servicing, were factors which encouraged Edge Transport Ltd. to acquire three new Volvo rigid trucks recently.

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Administrator appointed to Tag Transport Services

January 29, 2013

SFP, the nationwide insolvency practitioners, has been appointed Administrator of Tag Transport Services Limited after its directors sought the appointment of Administrators.

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FreshLinc returns to Schmitz Cargobull

January 29, 2013
FreshLinc returns to Schmitz Cargobull

Freshlinc is once again returning to Schmitz Cargobull to supply reefers for its growing fleet as the firm claims strong residual values enable a more competitive weekly rate.

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Bullwell announces new job opportunities

January 28, 2013
Bullwell announces new job opportunities

Bullwell Trailer Solutions has launched a recruitment drive for mobile engineers in Luton and Milton Keynes as part of the company’s continuing expansion across the UK. Specialists in mobile trailer repair and maintenance, Bullwell currently employs 55 engineers and is hoping to increase this figure by more than 10 per cent by the end of March…

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Volvo signs agreement with Dongfeng

January 28, 2013
Volvo signs agreement with Dongfeng

Volvo is set to become world’s largest heavy-duty truck manufacturer following a strategic alliance with Chinese company, Dongfeng Motor Group. AB Volvo has signed an agreement with the Chinese vehicle manufacturer Dongfeng Motor Group Company Limited (DFG) to acquire 45% of a new subsidiary of DFG, Dongfeng Commercial Vehicles (DFCV), which will include the major part…

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SmartWitness at the CV Show 2013

January 25, 2013
SmartWitness at the CV Show 2013

SmartWitness is showcasing its market leading black-box recorder for vehicles that provides vital, accurate information in the event of an accident, cutting insurance claim costs by as much as 50% and protecting operators against malicious and false claims. The SmartWitness system is on show at the CV Show 2013 (stand 5D70 at NEC Birmingham 9-11 April).

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Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme Awards

January 24, 2013

The deadline for entries to the Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme (LCRS) awards has been extended to Friday 22 February. The awards, which were launched in September, will be presented at FTA’s Cutting Carbon, Cutting Costs Conference to be held in May.

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Pinkertons choose Gray & Adams

January 24, 2013
Pinkertons choose Gray & Adams

Award-winning fresh pork and meat supplier Pinkertons has embarked on an exciting new venture – with a little help from Gray & Adams. Pinkertons, which operates from headquarters in Armagh, acquired another Northern Ireland-based business, sandwich maker and hot food specialist Ashwood Agencies, last September.

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