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  • RHA welcomes Government no-deal Brexit commitment

    on Feb 5, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on RHA welcomes Government no-deal Brexit commitment

    The Road Haulage Association welcomes the Government’s commitment to keep international haulage operating effectively if there’s a ‘no-deal’ Brexit

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  • Isuzu Grafter gets the green light from Amber Valley

    on Feb 5, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Isuzu Grafter gets the green light from Amber Valley

    In the East Midlands, Amber Valley Borough Council has taken delivery of its first ever Isuzus, with two brand-new 3.5tonne Isuzu Grafter Green dropside rigids joining the fleet within the organisation’s landscape and ground maintenance services department

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  • Cartwright Rentals expands nationwide network

    on Feb 5, 19 • in General News, UK News • with Comments Off on Cartwright Rentals expands nationwide network

    Cartwright Rentals has launched a new depot in the North-East to further increase its nationwide network of locations. It is one of the fastest expanding divisions within the Cartwright Group, a major trailer and commercial vehicle body manufacturer

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  • Integrated technology playing critical part in transport planning – says Paragon survey

    on Feb 5, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Integrated technology playing critical part in transport planning – says Paragon survey

     Logistics operations are increasingly turning to integrated technology solutions to overcome a host of transport planning pressures, while at the same time the driver and general skills shortage continues to weigh on the supply chain sector. These were two of the key findings from Paragon Software Systems’ annual UK customer survey, which was completed by more than 100 industry professionals. It found that almost all respondents (97%) are using some type of telematics solution and almost half (45%) are interfacing this technology with their routing and scheduling software

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  • Simplified customs procedures are not enough – says RHA

    on Feb 4, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Simplified customs procedures are not enough – says RHA

    The Road Haulage Association believes the Government’s announcement about simplified customs checks is not enough to prepare businesses for a no-deal Brexit. 

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  • BOC can now offer BioLNG to HGV fleets

    on Feb 3, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on BOC can now offer BioLNG to HGV fleets

    BOC , the UK and Ireland’s biggest industrial gases business has now added BioLNG to its growing HGV offer. BioLNG is a sustainable version of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) produced by the anaerobic digestion of organic waste

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  • Maritime Transport signs Segro lease

    on Jan 29, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Maritime Transport signs Segro lease

    Segro has signed a 25 year lease with Maritime Transport, the market leading multi-modal logistics company, that will operate the Strategic Rail Freight Interchange (SRFI) at Segro Logistics Park East Midlands Gateway (SLP-EMG) and will base its Rail Headquarters at the site

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  • Monmouthshire County Council chooses TotalKare heavy-duty lift installation

    on Jan 29, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Monmouthshire County Council chooses TotalKare heavy-duty lift installation

    The UK’s premier supplier of heavy-duty workshop solutions is helping Monmouthshire County Council’s highways department keep motorists on the move following the installation of a heavy-duty vehicle lift

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  • Quinn Building Products chooses Mercedes-Benz

    on Jan 29, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Quinn Building Products chooses Mercedes-Benz

    Construction materials leader Quinn Building Products is enjoying peak performance from a new fleet of Mercedes-Benz ‘mountain’ trucks

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  • Roadgas explains benefits of biogas

    on Jan 24, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Roadgas explains benefits of biogas

    Over recent months, the escalating national debate and publication of alarming scientific research has shown that the air quality of many of our cities is now at dangerous levels. An increasing number of public sector organisations and private companies are decarbonising their operations to tackle this challenge, and as a result, biogas is looking set to play a major role in the transport sector over the next few decades. But what is biogas and how sustainable is it? And, why are so many fleet operators opting for this fuel type today

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  • Certas Energy opens state-of-the-art refuelling bunker at Holyhead Port

    on Jan 24, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Certas Energy opens state-of-the-art refuelling bunker at Holyhead Port

    Certas Energy, the UK’s leading independent distributor of fuels and lubricants, has recently opened a new bunker refuelling site in Holyhead, North Wales. The site is the only dedicated HGV-refuelling facility on the island of Anglesey

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  • Paragon supports St Gemma’s Hospice raise £20,000

    on Jan 24, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Paragon supports St Gemma’s Hospice raise £20,000

     Dorking-based Paragon Software Systems has supported the St Gemma’s Hospice annual Christmas tree disposal service, helping the charity to raise more than £20,000 to care for terminally ill people in West Yorkshire. The company provided route planning expertise to support the collection and recycling of more than 1,400 Christmas trees in and around the city of Leeds during January. Using its advanced routing and scheduling software, Paragon designed transport plans to maximise the number of trees collected by a fleet of 10 vans driven by a team of local volunteers

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