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  • EU Commissioner says Ireland must prepare for hard Brexit

    on Jun 13, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on EU Commissioner says Ireland must prepare for hard Brexit

    EU Commissioner Phil Hogan said that Ireland must prepare for a scenario where the UK leaves the EU without agreement next March, meaning a hard Brexit

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  • Leyland celebrates 20 Years with PACCAR

    on Jun 12, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Leyland celebrates 20 Years with PACCAR

    Lancashire manufacturer, Leyland Trucks is this year celebrating twenty years of ownership and investment by US-based Company PACCAR, a global technology leader in the design and manufacture of premium light, medium and heavy-duty trucks

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  • New Stena Line ferry to operate on Dublin – Holyhead route

    on Jun 12, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on New Stena Line ferry to operate on Dublin – Holyhead route

    Stena Line has confirmed that the first of its new RoPax ferries currently under construction in China is planned to enter service on its Dublin – Holyhead route early

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  • Intelligent Telematics makes senior management appointment  

    on Jun 11, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Intelligent Telematics makes senior management appointment  

    Intelligent Telematics has expanded its business development function with the appointment of Ian Hoskins as UK Sales Manager. With growing demand for its connected vehicle cameras from the road transport, fleet and insurance sectors, he will be tasked with heading up a nationwide team to maximise sales opportunities and support the company’s ongoing growth strategy

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  • Report migrant trouble to a dedicated helpline – says RHA

    on Jun 11, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Report migrant trouble to a dedicated helpline – says RHA

    Following more reports of gangs in northern France trying to get on board UK-bound lorries, the Road Haulage Association urges members to report migrant trouble to a dedicated helpline

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  • Brexit Britain on the road to nowhere says FTA 

    on Jun 6, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Brexit Britain on the road to nowhere says FTA 

    With three weeks to go until crunch Brexit talks in Brussels, the UK’s leading logistics trade body says that its confidence in Government’s ability to deliver a ‘frictionless’ Brexit that will ‘Keep Britain Trading’ with the EU is fast collapsing. The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is one of the UK’s largest and most influential industry groups, and speaks for the whole of the logistics industry. 

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  • Amari Metals choose Cartwright curtainsiders

    on Jun 6, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Amari Metals choose Cartwright curtainsiders

    Amari Metals has placed an order for four Cartwright tri-axle curtainsiders to add to their existing fleet. Looking to improve the health and safety features of their trailers, Cartwright had recommended using the Cartwright clear span roof design with 4.2 metre pillarless construction for ease of loading

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  • Stericycle selects SureCam connected vehicle cameras

    on Jun 4, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Stericycle selects SureCam connected vehicle cameras

     Stericycle, a global provider of safe, compliant and sustainable waste management solutions, has adopted a connected vehicle camera solution from Intelligent Telematics to target improvements in road safety, while reducing fuel, wear and tear, and insurance costs. The company has installed the SureCam devices in more than 100 commercial vehicles as part of its joined-up approach to risk management, duty of care, fleet compliance and claims handling

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  • Banham Poultry selects Paragon’s routing and scheduling software

    on Jun 4, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Banham Poultry selects Paragon’s routing and scheduling software

    Banham Poultry, the Norfolk-based supplier of high quality fresh chicken products, has adopted Paragon’s routing and scheduling software to support the growth of the business and its ongoing investment programme. As well as gaining added visibility and control over the delivery operation that transports more than one million birds every week, the company will use the software to adapt and respond to changing customer and market demands

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  • ProVision innovates to maximise fleet managers’ peace of mind

    on May 28, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on ProVision innovates to maximise fleet managers’ peace of mind

    ProVision, the creator of ‘CameraMatics’, has unveiled a unique addition to its CameraMatics platform; a new proactive email status alerts function that will flag any disruptions or malfunctions to a vehicle’s camera hardware and notify the fleet manager, giving them peace of mind and full visibility of any issues

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  • FTA says DVSA must take opportunity for driver CPC review

    on May 23, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA says DVSA must take opportunity for driver CPC review

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is calling on the DVSA to review the delivery of the Driver CPC training programme as part of the EU-mandated changes to the legislation covering the qualification, which will see its first major amendments introduced on 23 May 2018.  These changes, which must be made in domestic law within the next two years, are the first steps to amend the legislation covering the driver CPC which must be completed by 2020,

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  • Keep the Irish border open to protect trade – FTA tells ministers 

    on May 21, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Keep the Irish border open to protect trade – FTA tells ministers 

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has reiterated its call for an Irish border solution which protects frictionless trading arrangements post-Brexit, in a meeting with leading British politicians at Stormont over the weekend.  Talking to Secretary of State for Exiting the EU David Davis MP, Secretary of State for Business Greg Clark MP and Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Karen Bradley MP, FTA’s Northern Ireland policy manager Seamus Leheny stressed that the association’s members need trade to continue to flow freely across the border, without delays, to ensure that business can be supported on both sides of

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