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Monthly Archives: February 2014

Trade Association drives up standards

February 27, 2014
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The trade association for the oil distribution industry FPS (Federation of Petroleum Suppliers) is offering new training programmes for tanker drivers in 2014 and now provides a complete ‘one stop shop’ driver training service. “For 2014 we’ve introduced additional training packages for drivers that are all industry specific, tailored to the individual’s needs, and from…

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Butt’s exhibits Accumsmart battery chargers at CV Show

February 27, 2014
Butt’s exhibits Accumsmart battery chargers at CV Show

Butt’s Of Bawtry will showing the expanded range of Accusmart electronic battery chargers & Ceteor SOS booster packs at the 2014 CV Show. The Accusmart range of battery chargers now features 5 units with outputs from 1Amp to 7Amp to accommodate battery sizes up to 250Ah.

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New free Vehotrans freight and transport exchange

February 26, 2014
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A new freight and transport exchange is offering its services free for six months. The west Wales-based Vehotrans freight and transport exchange has already gained nearly 500 members and is growing every day.

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Smith Metals opts for DAF

February 25, 2014
Smith Metals opts for DAF

A trio of DAFs new LF Construction model now in service with long-established North West scrap metal and recycling company Smith Metals are proving very productive as well as presenting a highly professional image for the company.

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Renault returns to the CV Show

February 25, 2014
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Renault Trucks is returning to the 2014 Commercial Vehicle Show, after an absence of five years. The manufacturer will exhibit its new Euro 6 range of fuel efficient and productive long haul, construction and distribution vehicles, as well as its light commercial offer on its stand in Hall 5.

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TachPro website re-launched

February 24, 2014
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Tachpro.com one of the leading suppliers of vehicle, driver and tachograph supplies to commercial vehicle operators have recently undertaken a major redesign of their website and in the process turned it into a one stop for operators to purchase a huge new range of products.

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Professional drivers support new smoking ban

February 24, 2014
Professional drivers support new smoking ban

Three-quarters of professional drivers support a ban on smoking in cars carrying children, a survey shows. On February 10, MPs voted overwhelmingly in favour – 376 for, 107 against. A ban is likely to come into force in England before the next general election.

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₤ 175 million backing to upgrade Scotland’s motorway network

February 24, 2014

The European Investment Bank, Europe’s long-term lending institution, has agreed to provide a funding contribution of ₤ 175 million towards the completion of the motorway link between Glasgow and Edinburgh. The investment programme will include both completion of the M8 motorway between Scotland’s two largest cities and major improvements to the M73 and M74.

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Schmitz Cargobull chooses Bevan

February 23, 2014
Schmitz Cargobull chooses Bevan

Hospital patients in the Black Country are enjoying nutritious meals delivered with greater efficiency, following the introduction of a new truck with refrigerated bodywork by local specialist Bevan Group.

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Transport Exchange upgrades app

February 23, 2014
Transport Exchange upgrades app

Transport Exchange Group, the leading operator of the UK’s largest independent freight exchanges, has upgraded its mobile app to enable couriers, owner drivers and road transport operators to provide live updates to customers on the status of their loads. Used in conjunction with Courier Exchange and Haulage Exchange, this latest enhancement offers added visibility and peace of mind by capturing…

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Speed Welshpool opens new depot

February 23, 2014
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The logistics sector in Wales and Shropshire has been given a significant boost the official opening of local logistic firm Speed Welshpool’s new £150k depot.

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FTA reveals benefits of Vehicle Inspection Service

February 23, 2014

Figures revealed by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) have revealed that members using its Vehicle Inspection Service (VIS) are 86 per cent less likely to have serious brake defects compared to VOSA checks.

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