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  • Brit-Pol cuts costs while Mandata TMS supports growth plan

    on Jul 8, 20 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Brit-Pol the fast-expanding logistics specialist reports major savings in POD and accounts processing, just one month after installing Mandata’s TMS system

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  • FTA welcomes plans to issue further Certificates of Temporary Exemption

    on Jul 8, 20 • in UK News • with No Comments

    The government’s plans to issue further Certificates of Temporary Exemption (CTE) for vehicle testing, as outlined in the Business and Planning Bill, have been welcomed by FTA, the business group representing the logistics sector.  But, as FTA’s Policy Director Elizabeth de Jong explains, the testing system has not been resilient and these plans offer only a temporary fix, which must be changed to secure economic recovery

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  • Michelin reports low accidental damage claims 

    on Jul 7, 20 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Tyre manufacturer Michelin is reporting just 769 eligible claims for damage under its free accidental damage guarantee – from nearly 120,000 entitled truck and bus tyres sold in Ireland and the UK in the 12 months ending 30 June

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  • Fowler Welch renews contract with Bandvulc Tyres 

    on Jul 6, 20 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Supply chain logistics provider Fowler Welch has extended its long-running tyre fitment and management contract with Continental Tyres subsidiary and retread specialist Bandvulc

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  • FTA urges government to introduce skills levy

    on Jul 6, 20 • in UK News • with No Comments

    With more than 12,000 people losing their jobs in the past week across the UK, and many more redundancies expected as the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme winds down, the business group representing the logistics sector is urging government to permit the switching of the industry’s Apprenticeship Levy payments to a Skills Levy, enabling businesses to retrain staff in new roles

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  • Knowles Transport in strong position to move into E-commerce sector

    on Jul 2, 20 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Leading transport and warehousing company Knowles Transport is setting its sights on moving into the e-commerce arena having supported its customers with their online offerings throughout the pandemic period

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  • New Volvo FH fleet for McLaren Racing

    on Jul 2, 20 • in UK News • with No Comments

    McLaren Racing has put its new fleet of 24 Volvo FH Globetrotter XL tractor units into service, transporting all of the team’s equipment for this weekend’s season-opening F1 race in Spielberg, Austria

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  • Willmotts expands itsTiger Trailers fleet

    on Jul 2, 20 • in UK News • with No Comments

    The fleet of one of the largest independent warehousing and distribution companies in the South West has been further strengthened through the addition of another 30 curtainsided vehicles from long-term supplier Tiger Trailers, along with a smaller quantity of the manufacturer’s new temperature-controlled products

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  • Synergix installs Mandata TMS

    on Jun 30, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Synergix installs Mandata TMS

    Newly formed logistics operator Synergix has installed a Mandata TMS system to consolidate each of its key business functions and reports significant savings on personnel – before even the first load is shipped

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  • Brit-Pol places Krone mega trailer order  

    on Jun 30, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Brit-Pol places Krone mega trailer order  

    Specialist transport operator, Brit-Pol is embarking on an expansion programme with the addition of 160 new trailers from Krone, which will take the family-run business into new markets throughout the Benelux countries and wider Europe

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  • Guest launches first test runs in UK for S-Way

    on Jun 29, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Guest launches first test runs in UK for S-Way

    The first of a new range of trucks made a strong impression during a demonstration run thanks to its stunning looks, range of environmentally friendly and forward-thinking technology features

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  • The future of the HGV industry is not what you think

    on Jun 29, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on The future of the HGV industry is not what you think

    Are you operating in the HGV industry right now? You might think that you know what the future is going to look like for this industry. But we’re not so sure that’s the case at all. Indeed, it’s possible that the path of this industry over the next few years is going to hold quite a few surprises. Particularly in terms of the employees who will be operating the HGVs and the tech that is going to be used.  That said, it is worth preparing for the future of this sector. By making sure that

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