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  • Camera Telematics launch Street Angel Response

    on Jul 3, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Camera Telematics launch Street Angel Response

    Camera Telematics, the leaders in vehicle camera technology enabling fleet operators to achieve the highest standards of risk management strategies, today announced the launch of Street Angel Response, the most advanced accident and claims management app available to businesses operating fleets

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  • ScS invests in Paragon’s ePOD software  

    on Jul 2, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on ScS invests in Paragon’s ePOD software  

    ScS, the home furnishings retailer specialising in sofas, carpets, flooring and furniture, has enhanced its customer experience by adopting Paragon’s fleXipod electronic proof of delivery (ePOD) software. The solution has been implemented to support its two-man home delivery operation, which handles around 1,000 customer appointments each day. By gaining real-time visibility and control of delivery processes, ScS has been able to achieve a more standardised on-site service and faster problem resolution

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  • FTA welcomes call for pothole repair fund

    on Jul 2, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on FTA welcomes call for pothole repair fund

    The Transport Select Committee has called for a five-year fund to undertake pothole repairs. A front-loaded, five-year funding settlement is the only way local authorities will be able to address a deteriorating local roads network and plan ahead, says the Transport Committee

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  • New Mercedes-Benz Actros camera feature could soon ease motorists’ fears

    on Jul 2, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on New Mercedes-Benz Actros camera feature could soon ease motorists’ fears

    When technology introduced in the new Mercedes-Benz Actros truck trickles down into passenger cars, as inevitably it will, motorists trapped in a traffic queue can say goodbye to the fear that cyclists and bikers, when weaving a path to the front, will pass by without brushing into a wing mirror and bending it in a direction it was not made to go

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  • Kelly International chooses Schmitz Cargobull curtainsiders

    on Jun 27, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Kelly International chooses Schmitz Cargobull curtainsiders

    Kent-based haulier Kelly International has bought six new Schmitz Cargobull curtainsiders, fitted with the manufacturer’s trailer telematics system to help increase trailer uptime and traceability

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  • Brexit contingency plans not up to scratch

    on Jun 27, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Brexit contingency plans not up to scratch

    RHA chief executive, Richard Burnett has responded to the ministerial statement on EU exit preparedness which focuses on the movement of ‘category 1’ goods such as medicines

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  • FTA chosen to advise on Northern Ireland Brexit preparations    

    on Jun 26, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on FTA chosen to advise on Northern Ireland Brexit preparations    

    The Department for Exiting the European Union has announced that Seamus Leheny, Policy Manager for Northern Ireland at FTA, has been selected to become a member of the Business and Trade Union Alternative Arrangements Advisory Group. 

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  • Paragon survey points towards growing reporting burden  

    on Jun 25, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Paragon survey points towards growing reporting burden  

    Transport planning teams are under pressure to share more information than ever before as businesses look to increase visibility of their distribution operations, improve customer communications and remove internal silos. According to Paragon Software Systems’ recent UK customer survey – completed by more than 100 industry professionals using its route optimisation software – 58% of respondents claimed that operational reporting requirements had increased in the past 12 months. While most now have processes in place to share transport data, for many there is still a reliance on manual reporting systems

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  • IRHA calls for improved fuel rebate scheme

    on Jun 24, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on IRHA calls for improved fuel rebate scheme

    The Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA) is calling on the government to improve the current fuel rebate scheme and and incentivise the upgrade to Euro VI Diesel

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  • Gray & Adams to reveal M&S double decker at the 2019 TCS&D Show

    on Jun 24, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Gray & Adams to reveal M&S double decker at the 2019 TCS&D Show

    Gray & Adams will showcase its quality with a Marks & Spencer double deck trailer at this year’s exciting Temperature Controlled Storage and Distribution Show in Peterborough

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  • Stena Line’s able seamen volunteer for Mercy Ships

    on Jun 19, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Stena Line’s able seamen volunteer for Mercy Ships

    After a successful volunteer program in 2018, two more employees are preparing for a three-month adventure, joining the Mercy Ships hospital ship ‘Africa Mercy’. In addition to fundraising and raising awareness for the humanitarian NGO, Stena Line aims to contribute the unique technical and naval competence held by its employees

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  • FTA welcomes Leeds and Birmingham CAZ delay

    on Jun 19, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on FTA welcomes Leeds and Birmingham CAZ delay

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has reacted to yesterday’s statement by Leeds and Birmingham Councils, that they are delaying the start of their Clean Air Zones, by saying it was the only step available to them, and the right thing to do

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