Monthly Archives: May 2013

Cross Country goes organic

May 29, 2013
Cross Country goes organic

Bury St Edmunds-based distribution specialists Cross Country Carriers, a member of the Palletways network, have been awarded an Organic Accreditation by the Organic Food Federation, allowing them to store organic produce in their warehouse.

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Widdowson Group chooses Iveco

May 29, 2013
Widdowson Group chooses Iveco

Iveco has won a significant order to deliver 21 new Iveco Stralis Hi-Road (AT440S46TX/P) high-roof 6×2 twin-steer tractor units to the Widdowson Group, financed through Iveco Capital.

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AKW director joins Give and Gain Day

May 29, 2013
Give_and_Gain1

A director at a leading logistics firm in Manchester swapped his office for the beat to see how Special Constables help the local community.

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Volvo Trucks presents Euro-6 offer

May 28, 2013
D13 Euro-6 engine and muffler

Volvo Trucks has introduced new trucks with Euro-6 engines ranging from the smallest medium-duty 5-litre engine to the heavy-duty 13-litre variant. Beginning in the spring 2014, Volvo trucks will also be available with a 16-litre Euro-6 engine and with the I-Torque driveline for the 13-litre engine.

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Mercedes-Benz Sprinters for Kerr’s Tyres

May 28, 2013
Kerrs

With a customer base that includes the transport operations of several leading supermarkets, Kerr’s Tyres needs to equip its mobile technicians with the most reliable vans on the road. That’s why the Antrim-based company has taken delivery this year, of five new Mercedes-Benz Sprinters.

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Palletforce wins fourth gold RoSPA

May 28, 2013
RoSPA gold

Palletforce has become the only pallet network to have been awarded the gold RoSPA award for the fourth consecutive year. The UK and Europe’s leading palletised distribution network received the award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for its approach to health and safety.

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AKW invests in training and development

May 27, 2013

One of the North West’s leading logistics firms is investing over £30,000 a year in an extensive training and personal development programme for its staff and partners.

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Treasure tests state-of-the-art safety sensors

May 27, 2013
Dec 2012 - Peter MD Shoot

Lincolnshire based Treasure Transport Services is adding its voice – and money – to the growing campaign for greater lorry safety. The company will be trialling state of the art blind-spot sensors with a view to having them retro-fitted across its sizeable fleet including 14 recently acquired Scania tractor units.

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FTA supports Cycle-friendly HGV sat-nav

May 26, 2013

As part of its continuing efforts to raises safety standards in the logistics industry, the FTA has announced that it is now providing the world’s first satellite navigation system incorporating an HGV Cyclist Alert system.

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Businessman disqualified from haulage industry

May 26, 2013

The owner of an Oldbury business who coerced his drivers into breaking safety laws has been disqualified from the haulage industry.

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Specifications agreed for new generation of digital tachographs

May 23, 2013
The National European flags in 2007

Specifications for a new generation of digital tachographs for trucks and buses have been informally agreed by the Irish presidency and Parliament negotiators.

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Mondello Truck Show wants classic Scania and Volvos

May 23, 2013
Mondello Truck Show wants classic Scania and Volvos

Following the launch of the new Scania Streamline and Volvo FH Series, the organisers of the Mondello Truck Show , in County Kildare, Ireland, July 20-21 are looking to owners of classic Scania Streamline ‘Centurion’ trucks and the best examples of the Volvo F88/89 ranges to exhibit alongside the all-new models that will be on…

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