Monthly Archives: July 2013

AKW supports employee development

July 31, 2013
Jason

When Jason Bradley started out on his career in logistics as an apprentice with AKW Group in 1986 the company had six drivers and three office staff…27 years on he is now AKW’s operations manager and the firm employs over 250 people.

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Keltbray achieves Gold Status in FORS

July 31, 2013

Keltbray, which is a UK leader in specialist engineering, construction and decommissioning services, is one of just 13 companies to achieve Gold Status in the Fleet Operators Recognition Scheme (FORS) run by Transport for London.

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Join Transaid on 15th anniversary African cycle ride

July 31, 2013
Transaid

International development charity, Transaid is inviting cycling enthusiasts and those with a sense of adventure to take part in a charity ride across Uganda to mark its 15th anniversary.

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FTA wants consistent message on yellow lines

July 31, 2013

Reacting to the on-going ‘yellow-lines’ debate, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) is asking for greater consistency ‘across-the-board’ in the time allowed for delivery drivers when stopping on them.

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Fraserburgh haulier disqualified for life

July 30, 2013

A haulier who was jailed after using a device to breach drivers’ hours regulations has been told by Scotland’s Traffic Commissioner that he will be disqualified for life from the haulage industry.

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GBA Services take DAF Euro 6 XFs

July 30, 2013
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Meeting demanding time critical delivery requirements for the automotive, aeronautical and pharmaceutical industries is a key element of the work that will be undertaken by a pair of Euro 6 compliant DAF XF460 tractor units that have just joined the fleet of GBA Services.

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Two year ban for Chigwell haulier

July 30, 2013

The owner of a haulage firm has lost his operator’s licence and has been disqualified both from operating vehicles and from being a transport manager for two years.

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Driver First Assist launched

July 30, 2013

A new initiative which could play a dramatic role in reducing road traffic collision (RTC) casualties has been launched.

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Truck drivers get morning after warning

July 29, 2013
Andrew Drewary

As the hot weather continues and most people are enjoying a BBQ and a relaxing drink in the garden or down the pub, lorry drivers need to ask themselves a very important question: ‘Should I have one for the road or none for the road?’

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ET Morris chooses Krone adaptable flatbed trailers

July 29, 2013
ET Morris chooses Krone adaptable flatbed trailers

ET Morris and Sons Ltd, the Boston & Hull based general haulage and storage operator, has taken delivery of 10 x flatbed trailers from Krone which, says the company, can be quickly and easily retrofitted with Krone curtainsider bodies. Providing a diverse delivery service to the UK from both Ports, ET Morris chose the flatbed trailers…

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Stuarts Truck & Bus opens second ATF

July 29, 2013
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Stuarts Truck & Bus is poised to open its second Authorised Testing Facility (ATF). The new ATF, which is independent of the company’s Plymouth facility, is located at Hill Barton Business Park, Clyst St Mary, Exeter, EX5 1DR.

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Chalcroft cools costs at TCS&D

July 28, 2013
Chalcroft cools costs at TCS&D

Distribution and food chain construction specialist Chalcroft will be at TCS&D 2013, stand G1, to show how good construction can reduce operating costs and improve productivity.

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