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  • Extended Brexit transition period necessary for trade says FTAI

    on Oct 18, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    FTA Ireland would welcome an extended Brexit transition period and proposes it lasts at least one year, to allow the logistics sector to become more comprehensively prepared for the future trading environment

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  • RHA slams council’s plans to charge hauliers to use freight route

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

    The Road Haulage Association has criticised Bath and North East Somerset Council’s plans to charge hauliers £100 per day to enter a Bath clean air zone

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  • Stena Line welcomes over 70,0000 Chinese visitors on Irish Sea

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

    Leading ferry company Stena Line has welcomed over 70 000 Chinese visitors on its Irish Sea vessels this year having become the first passenger ferry company in Europe to achieve the Chinese Tourist Welcome (CTW) Certification which is officially recognised by tour operators in China and Europe

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  • Tructyre teams up with Ctrack

    on Oct 11, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Tructyre teams up with Ctrack

    Tructyre Fleet Management, the tyre management specialist for the commercial transport sector, is targeting driver behaviour and fleet productivity improvements following the adoption of an advanced telematics solution from Ctrack, an Inseego company. A fleet of more than 150 vans and HGVs will be monitored using the web-based Ctrack Online vehicle tracking system to achieve greater visibility across the company’s UK operation. It will also be used alongside integrated driver communication, fleet management and reporting tools to maximise staff engagement, gain operational control and realise added performance insight

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  • Tyres On The Drive partners with Descartes

    on Oct 10, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Tyres On The Drive partners with Descartes

    Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, has partnered with UK-based mobile tyre-fitting company, Tyres on the Drive

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  • Budget delivers welcome news says FTA Ireland

    on Oct 9, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Budget delivers welcome news says FTA Ireland

    udget 2019 delivers welcome news for the freight distribution and logistics sector by refraining to increase carbon tax and the price of diesel, according to FTA Ireland (FTAI)

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  • New MAN TGS Tipper for PJ Gavin Sand and Gravel

    on Oct 8, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on New MAN TGS Tipper for PJ Gavin Sand and Gravel

    Well-established suppliers of construction trade materials, PJ Gavin Sand and Gravel of Co. Kildare, have taken delivery of a brand new TGS tipper truck from MAN Importers Ireland

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  • Chestnutt Animal Feeds adds more Volvo trucks

    on Oct 4, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Chestnutt Animal Feeds adds more Volvo trucks

    Chestnutt Animal Feeds of Stranocum, the Northern Irish-based business that offers a complete solution for the manufacturing and distribution of animal feed has recently expanded its fleet with two new trucks. The Volvo FM-420 8×4 tridem vehicles will allow for resourceful and efficient loading and distribution of the animal feed which is manufactured at the mill

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  • RHA welcome fuel duty freeze announcement

    on Oct 3, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on RHA welcome fuel duty freeze announcement

    The Road Haulage Association has welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement that fuel duty is to be frozen for another year

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  • RHA gives cautious welcome to Severn toll announcement

    on Oct 3, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on RHA gives cautious welcome to Severn toll announcement

    The Road Haulage Association has cautiously welcomed the Government’s announcement that tolls operating on the Severn crossings will be scrapped. 

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  • Paragon Software Systems expands US operation

    on Oct 2, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Paragon Software Systems expands US operation

     Paragon Software Systems has expanded its presence in North America to better serve the vibrant logistics market in the north-east region. The company has opened a second office in Manchester, New Hampshire, which will complement its existing, well-established operation in Dallas, Texas

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  • Renault launches Master Z.E.

    on Oct 1, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Renault launches Master Z.E.

    Electromobility is the cornerstone of Renault Trucks’ strategy for sustainable urban transport. In line with this strategy, the French manufacturer is now launching the first vehicle in its new all-electric line-up – the Renault Trucks Master Z.E. – which is now available to order at Renault Trucks’ dealerships

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