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Prohire appoints Key Account Manager

August 21, 2014
Prohire appoints Key Account Manager

As part of its ongoing growth strategy and dedication to customer service, Commercial Vehicle Hire and Fleet Management specialist, Prohire Plc, has announced the appointment of Mick Hirst to the role of Key Account Manager.

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FTA wants safe passage for lorry drivers through Calais

August 21, 2014

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) wants government to lobby the French government to take control of the worsening migrant situation in Calais. 

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Volvo launches gas-powered truck

August 20, 2014
FE CNG

Volvo Trucks is expanding its model range in Europe with a new version of the Volvo FE running entirely on methane gas. The Volvo FE CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) has been primarily developed for operations involving short driving cycles with repeated stop:starts such as refuse collection and local distribution. It is equipped with a new…

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Volvo Trucks’ driver manuals get smart

August 19, 2014
Chassis app 1

Volvo Trucks’ driver manuals are now available in a new version on the Internet and for smartphones and tablets. The idea is to always give customers, drivers and mechanics access to up-to-date, chassis-unique information irrespective of time and place.

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Palletforce celebrates significant milestone

August 19, 2014
ALLNET Palletforce 01

Palletforce, Europe’s leading palletised network – has celebrated another milestone after seeing its 20 millionth pallet being handled at its 400,000 sq ft Burton-upon-Trent hub.

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Cenex LCV2014 to feature Heavy Duty Vehicle Arena

August 19, 2014
LCV Cenex

Eddie Stobart, Waitrose and United Biscuits are amongst other UK fleets showing their latest environmentally friendly heavy duty vehicles at the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle Show as part of an all-new HDV Arena.

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Major funding announced for new A45 bridge

August 18, 2014

The Department for Transport has agreed to fund a new bridge which will improve links to three of the West Midlands’ economic powerhouses, Baroness Kramer has announced.

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Palletforce awarded gold award by RoSPA

August 18, 2014
Palletforce awarded gold award by RoSPA

Palletforce has kept its recording-breaking run of RoSPA awards alive by gaining a gold medal award thanks to its excellent commitment to health and safety.

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Isuzu Truck makes an Urban splash

August 18, 2014
Isuzu Truck makes an Urban splash

One of the latest Euro VI Isuzu Urban 7.5t rigids made a big splash at this year’s annual historic ‘Cart Marking’ ceremony in the City of London. Cart Marking is a multi-vehicle parade and vehicle drive-past, in the presence of the Rt Hon Mayor of London, the Sheriff of London and other city officers.

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Culina Logistics wins Burnt Tree Refrigerental’s sponsored award

August 18, 2014
Burnt Tree Culina 08.14 LoRes

Two Shropshire businesses were linked recently when Market Drayton based Culina Logistics fought off the competition to be crowned the successful first time winners of the ‘Temperature Controlled Operator of the Year’ award sponsored by Shrewsbury company Burnt Tree Refrigerental at the 2014 Motor Transport Awards held in London last month.

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FTA calls for scrapping of Severn bridge tolls

August 18, 2014

The tolls on the Severn bridges are an unfair burden on both businesses and commuters and must be scrapped as soon as possible.

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Volvo Trucks shines in Commonwealth parade

August 17, 2014
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Volvo Trucks has received the honour of being the sole supplier of vehicles used to transport Team Scotland’s top athletes who competed in the XX Commonwealth Games, in a historic parade through the heart of the city of Glasgow. The athlete’s parade, which took place on the evening of Friday, 15th August, was organised by…

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