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  • ArrowXL launches national recruitment drive

    on Sep 14, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on ArrowXL launches national recruitment drive

    Leading two-person home delivery company ArrowXL is expanding its workforce due to an increase in demand in 2020. Around 100 jobs will be created in the two-phase recruitment operation, which will take place in various cities and towns across the

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  • Tacho consultants chooses TruTac

    on Sep 10, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Tacho consultants chooses TruTac

    Mister Tacho Ltd, the independent transport consultants, have clarified the position regarding WTD (Working Time Directive) regulations and highlighted the benefits of using reliable compliance software to keep operators on the right side of the law

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  • FTAI says logistics industry must test and trial news systems

    on Sep 9, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on FTAI says logistics industry must test and trial news systems

    FTAI is urging the government to allow the logistics industry to trial and test new systems for international trade

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  • New survey reveals how freight companies rate England’s major roads

    on Sep 8, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on New survey reveals how freight companies rate England’s major roads

    Less than half of businesses running lorries on England’s motorways and major ‘A’ roads are satisfied with how those roads meet their business needs, according to a new survey from independent watchdog Transport Focus

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  • Workshop chooses time-saving solution from AES

    on Sep 8, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Workshop chooses time-saving solution from AES

    DA Tyres and Auto, based in Pontefract, is using a portable workshop induction heater for general vehicle work to save time, add customer value and dispense with the safety and practical issues usually associated with a conventional gas flame

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  • HB Commercial put the brakes on operator costs

    on Sep 7, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on HB Commercial put the brakes on operator costs

    HB Commercial, the vehicle service, parts, rentals and sales group have opened a new remanufactured caliper and brake-shoe profiling facility at their parts supply centre in Bury St Edmunds

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  • Logistics UK expresses concern over ability to trade

    on Sep 7, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics UK expresses concern over ability to trade

    Logistics UK has expressed its concern that the UK government could damage businesses’ ability to trade by negating key elements of the EU Withdrawal Agreement

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  • Michelin truck tyres praised for price per kilometre

    on Sep 3, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Michelin truck tyres praised for price per kilometre

    Staffordshire-based N.S. Clarke Transport has specified Michelin tyres as original equipment across its 30 new Volvo FH 6×2 500hp tractor units, praising the tyre company for its impressive pence per kilometre running costs

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  • Kersey Freight chooses SDC Freespan Curtainsiders

    on Sep 3, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Kersey Freight chooses SDC Freespan Curtainsiders

    Suffolk-based haulage operator Kersey Freight Ltd (KFL) has added 20 new SDC Freespan Curtainsiders to its 180 strong trailer fleet, in addition to 24 new trailers from the manufacturer in 2019. Specialists in the UK road haulage sector, KFL placed the order following a number of key contract wins earlier this year, with the new trailers going into service from mid-August

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  • Mandata TMS blends well for Scottish whisky transporter

    on Sep 2, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Mandata TMS blends well for Scottish whisky transporter

    B Mundell, the bulk spirits and general haulage operator, installed a Mandata TMS in August 2019 and one year on, the company reports easy integration, improved data control and greater transparency for its diverse range of customers

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  • Operator adds Krone theft-resistant curtainsider for busy parcel work

    on Sep 2, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Operator adds Krone theft-resistant curtainsider for busy parcel work

    In response to heightened activity in online shopping, largely brought on by Covid-19, Preston-based  Forge Logistics has purchased a Krone Profi Liner trailer with reinforced curtains, sliding roof and flush-fit rear doors, all of which say the company add flexibility, speed and secure loading to their fast-expanding contract work for Amazon

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  • Pall-Ex appoints new Operations Director to central hub

    on Sep 1, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Pall-Ex appoints new Operations Director to central hub

    Pall-Ex (UK) Ltd has promoted talent from within, as it appoints a new Operations Director to steer through the changing logistics landscape during the on-going coronavirus pandemic

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