Archive for the ‘UK News’ Category

  • Paragon enhances last-mile fulfilment software

    on Jan 9, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Paragon enhances last-mile fulfilment software

    Paragon Software Systems has enhanced its modular, last-mile fulfilment software with developments that will help retailers to offer more competitive delivery propositions. These updates to Paragon HDX are part of the company’s commitment to helping retailers better compete in the two-man home delivery marketplace where customer expectations continue to grow exponentially

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  • RHA describes Oxford Zero Emission Zone as absurd

    on Jan 9, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on RHA describes Oxford Zero Emission Zone as absurd

    Charging trucks to enter a zero-emission zone in Oxford will put firms at risk, warns the Road Haulage Association

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  •  RHA publishes vision to decarbonise freight and logistics

    on Jan 7, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on  RHA publishes vision to decarbonise freight and logistics

    The Road Haulage Association’s (RHA)  strategy paper setting out the Association’s approach to decarbonising the freight and logistics sector has been published. 

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  • IVECO customer opens Gasrec refuelling facility to support Stralis NP 460 tractor units

    on Jan 7, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on IVECO customer opens Gasrec refuelling facility to support Stralis NP 460 tractor units

    Sittingbourne-based Nicholls Transport says the environmental and business case for running heavy trucks on natural gas means now is the right time to start the transition away from diesel. Together with Gasrec, the firm has opened a refuelling station for pumping liquified natural gas (LNG) from its Kent base, which will be used to support an initial order for 10 Stralis NP 460 6×2 tractor units from local dealer Haynes Trucks

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  • SDC Trailers launches Freespan Curtainsider in UK

    on Jan 6, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on SDC Trailers launches Freespan Curtainsider in UK

    SDC Trailers has unveiled its Freespan Curtainsider in the UK, on the back of outstanding results in the Irish market

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  • UK ratifies e-CMR protocol

    on Jan 2, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on UK ratifies e-CMR protocol

    The UK has ratified the e-CMR protocol, which allows national and international transports from and to the United Kingdom to be done with digital consignment notes

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  • Tips on planning a conference

    on Dec 26, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Tips on planning a conference

    For anybody who is planning a conference, they will obviously have a lot to think about. Of course, there is the planning of the actual events that are going to occur on the day. But aside from this, there are aspects, such as who is going to be invited, the date of the conference and where it is going to be hosted, that also need great contemplation as well

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  • Plans won’t ease M4 gridlock – says RHA

    on Dec 19, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Plans won’t ease M4 gridlock – says RHA

    The Road Haqulage Association (RHA) has urged the Welsh Government to reinstate plans for an M4 Relief Road that would reduce congestion in South Wales

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  • Wincanton adds all-electric FUSO eCanter to fleet  

    on Dec 17, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Wincanton adds all-electric FUSO eCanter to fleet  

    Demonstrating the company’s commitment to reducing its environmental impact, Wincanton is operating an all-electric Daimler Trucks FUSO eCanter as part of its work with sportswear giant adidas

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  • A successful year for Van Excellence

    on Dec 17, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on A successful year for Van Excellence

    Tens of thousands of vans on the UK’s roads are now being operated to the highest standards of safety, compliance and efficiency, thanks to the work undertaken by the members of Van Excellence, a voluntary scheme administered by FTA and sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Vans. FTA is pleased to announce 2019 was another successful year with 91 companies achieving Van Excellence Operator Accreditation.  

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  • Council puts its trust in nine new Mercedes-Benz Econics

    on Dec 16, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Council puts its trust in nine new Mercedes-Benz Econics

    Mid and East Antrim Borough Council chose the reliable, safe and cost-effective Mercedes-Benz Econic when purchasing refuse collection vehicles for the first time

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  • Volvo Trucks presents heavy-duty electric concept trucks

    on Dec 10, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Volvo Trucks presents heavy-duty electric concept trucks

    How can the environmental and climate impact of heavy goods traffic be reduced while the demand for transport continues to increase? Volvo Trucks, having recently started sales of electric trucks for urban transport, believes that electrification can become a competitive alternative also for heavier trucks. To explore and demonstrate the possibilities, Volvo Trucks has developed electric concept trucks for construction operations and regional distribution

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