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AID Fuel Card Services at CV Show

April 5, 2014
AID Fuel Card Services at CV Show

The AID Fuel Card Services will be exhibiting at the Commercial Vehicle Show 2014. The event that takes place at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham between 29th April and 1st May 2014 is a key event in the road freight transport and logistics industry show calendar. In 2013 the show attracted over 18,000 visitors with…

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Premier Components confirms CV Show participation

March 1, 2014
premier components

Premier Components, the leading core broker working extensively with passenger cars, light commercial and heavy commercial vehicles has confirmed it’s participation at the CV Show at the NEC in Birmingham next month.

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TrailerConnect secures sustainability award

December 3, 2013
Trailer Connect

Schmitz Cargobull AG has won the European Transport Award for Sustainability in the ‘Telematics’ category with its ‘TrailerConnect’ trailer telematics solution.

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FTA warns on DCPC complacency

December 3, 2013

Despite the news from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) that drivers are generally complying with the legal requirements of Driver CPC, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has repeated its message to both drivers and operators that complacency is not an option if they wish to avoid heavy fines and licence suspension.

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DoE sends message to hauliers using illegal fuel

November 26, 2013

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has voiced its support saying it is “delighted” at the decision of the Department of Environment (DoE) Northern Ireland to revoke the operator’s licences from three freight operators for using laundered fuel.

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Blyth firm’s repute severely tarnished

September 30, 2013

A Blyth business has had its HGV licence curtailed by the region’s Deputy Traffic Commissioner, after she concluded that its director had “no real insight” into his responsibilities as an operator.

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VOSA launches van best practice guide

September 30, 2013

 The Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) has published a new van best practice guide.

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Bell calls for re-invigorated road transport sector

September 18, 2013

The Senior Traffic Commissioner has encouraged road transport professionals to get more involved with professional organisations and create an industry to be proud of. Beverley Bell made the comments at the IRTE Conference last week, which saw a line-up of expert speakers discuss the key issues facing today’s road transport industry. 

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Robust demand for Fleetmatics solutions

August 8, 2013

Fleetmatics, the leading global provider of fleet management solutions for commercial fleet vehicles delivered as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2013.

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Milestone Operations enters driver training business

June 23, 2013

Milestone Operations is launching a training division, initially focusing on the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence qualification.

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RHA nominated in two Trade Association Forum Awards

June 18, 2013

For the second year running, the Road Haulage Association has been shortlisted in the annual Trade Association Forum Best Practice Awards; this time for two categories, that of Commercial Initiative Award for RHA Legal Services and the Magazine of the Year award for Roadway and the Roadway App. The Awards evening is on Thursday, 11…

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FTA offers intensive DCPC courses

June 10, 2013

The Freight Transport Association has highlighted the fact that passenger carrying vehicle (PCV) operators now have just three months to make sure that their professional drivers complete the mandatory 35 hours of approved Driver CPC training by the 10 September 2013 deadline.

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