Archive for September, 2018

  • FTA welcomes No Deal Brexit notices

    on Sep 24, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has welcomed the Government’s No Deal Brexit notices on aviation, road haulage and the export/import of food products

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  • No-deal plans are a recipe for post-Brexit chaos 

    on Sep 24, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    The Road Haulage Association is warning plans in the Government’s latest technical notice on commercial freight in the EU are too little, too late

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  • Ctrack launches long-life trailer tracking solution

    on Sep 19, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

     Ctrack, an Inseego company, has extended its trailer tracking capabilities with the launch of a battery-powered telematics device that uses long-life power management technology to operate for up to seven years. The telematics unit provides a simple asset management solution that will enable road transport operators to enhance security and better utilise their trailer fleet

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  • FTA says road networks to receive connectivity boost

    on Sep 17, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Following years of inadequate infrastructure, the UK economy is set to benefit from vastly improved road connectivity, according to leading business organisation the Freight Transport Association (FTA), thanks to two new schemes – the Oxford-Cambridge Expressway and the proposed reclassification of an A14 section to a motorway.  However, FTA, which represents more than 17,000 logistics business nationwide, is concerned that further investment is desperately needed to keep Britain’s roads moving. 

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  • FTA says huge obstacles on Brexit still remain

    on Sep 16, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    The government’s technical notices for a No Deal Brexit will create an array of red tape and paperwork, and yet still do not provide answers to the key questions being asked by those responsible for moving the UK’s goods and services between the UK and Europe, according to FTA, the leading business group. 

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  • RHA calls for clarity on Brexit

    on Sep 16, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    The Road Haulage Association has branded Brexit secretary Dominic Raab’s comments driver licensing post-Brexit to be nothing more than a smoke screen for the big-ticket items that need to be addressed before March

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  • Nogales chooses Paragon routing and scheduling

    on Sep 13, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Nogales Produce Inc., a provider of Mexican fresh produce, groceries and restaurant supplies to more than 2,000 stores and restaurants in the United States, has adopted Paragon’s routing and scheduling software to help improve its increasingly complex delivery operations

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  • McCulla chooses ProVision’s CameraMatics

    on Sep 13, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Like the majority of hauliers and fleet companies, McCulla, a leading refrigerated transport specialist, was challenged with managing insurance costs, claims, rising fraud, driver training and fuel costs. The major issue that drove them to begin searching for a vehicle camera system (ultimately choosing ProVision’s CameraMatics system) was managing and defending claims in a more efficient way and wanting to better defend those claims. Following extensive trials of three different systems, they chose ProVision’s CameraMatics system because of its flexibility, quality and powerful platform that provides powerful features to manage fleet risk, driver safety and

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  • Volvo Trucks introduces new monitoring services to maximise uptime

    on Sep 13, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Volvo Trucks is using new methods to monitor and analyse critical components in real-time in order to take care of potential malfunctions before they interfere with the customer´s business. For example, a new tyre management service has been launched in Sweden as well as a major test pilot for advanced monitoring of trucks in Europe. By also applying machine learning, the accuracy of predicting and preventing unplanned stops will be improved even further

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  • Surefreight scores a perfect 10 from Mercedes-Benz

    on Sep 13, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Northern Ireland’s Surefreight only needed a couple of new tractor units, but so compelling was the acquisition and aftersales package on offer from its local Mercedes-Benz Dealer that it came away having signed an order for 10!

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  • HE Payne adopts Michelin Effitires policy

    on Sep 8, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    The number of hauliers opting to switch to a three-year all-Michelin price-per-kilometre (PPK) tyre contract is growing

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  • HGV driver fails to get licence returned

    on Sep 5, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    An HGV driver, that was disqualified from professional driving for 10 years after causing a crash whilst using mobile phone, has failed in her bid to have her licence returned

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