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Wincanton wins top training award

September 15, 2014
Wincanton wins top training award

Supply chain solutions provider Wincanton has been bestowed the title of ‘Top Training Operator’ for the second year in a row at a leading industry awards ceremony.

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BRS and Renault deliver for B&Q

September 15, 2014
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BRS Ltd, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of commercial vehicle contract hire solutions, has supplied 12 new Renault Range D Euro 6, 6×2 R 320 to B&Q for its trade operation, TradePoint. The Renault Range Ds are additions to the TradePoint fleet and will complement the existing vehicles and service contract provided by BRS…

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Driver CPC deadline reached

September 15, 2014

The deadline for lorry drivers with acquired rights to finish their first 35 hours of Driver CPC periodic training has now passed. September 9 was the deadline for existing lorry drivers to finish their first 35 hours of training.

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Auto Trade Expo a must for truck operators

September 11, 2014
Auto Trade Expo a must for truck operators

The first national, automotive aftermarket show in almost 20 year takes place in Dublin in November and there will be plenty of interest for truck and bus operators, according to show organisers, Automotive Publications.

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Shortage of drivers could mean road to hell – FTA

September 10, 2014
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The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has warned that it could be a bleak Christmas this year – with a distinct lack of drivers to deliver the goods. 

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Walton wins Volvo Trucks Driver Challenge 2014

September 10, 2014
Tommy Walton website

The Volvo Trucks Driver Challenge 2014 has been won by Tommy Walton who drives for Containerships UK (Ltd) out of Teesport. He was nominated to take part in the competition by Ian McLean, Fuelwatch Manager of Volvo Truck and Bus Centre North & Scotland.

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Collett Transport adds Effer 205 Tonne / Meter Crane to fleet

September 8, 2014
Collett Take Ownership web

Halifax based family firm Collett Transport has officially taken ownership of its latest fleet addition, a 8×4 Mercedes 4155 tractor unit complete with 205 Tonne/Meter Effer 2055 Crane, currently the largest of its kind in Europe.

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SDC Trailers set to exhibit at IAA

September 3, 2014
SDC Autoliner

  SDC Trailers is exhibiting at the world’s leading transportation and logistics trade fair – the 65th IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hanover from September 25 to October 2.

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New features on freight trading platform

September 2, 2014
New features on freight trading platform

  Transport Exchange Group has recently introduced two new features to its freight trading platform to provide greater control of multi-depot activity and improve the accuracy of available vehicle capacity published on the Exchange.

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New industry standard for Electronic Braking Systems

September 2, 2014
New industry standard for Electronic Braking Systems

The European Transport Board, a group of decision makers from the most significant European transportation and logistics companies, has published a new industry standard for data generated by trailer Electronic Braking Systems.

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PRM chooses Gray & Adams

September 2, 2014
PRM chooses Gray & Adams

The latest additions to the PRM Group fleet demonstrate why the Lisburn-based operator puts its trust in temperature-controlled bodywork and semi-trailers by Gray & Adams.

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SDC Trailers receives accreditation on three trailer designs

September 1, 2014
SDc Trailers web

 Leading UK trailer manufacturer SDC, has added two Step Frame Double Deck trailers and their Straight Frame ‘Fastliner’ trailer to the list of EN12642XL certificated units, following successful completion of dynamic testing by German certification agency TÜV-NORD.

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