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  • Continental Tyres highlight operator solutions at CV Show

    on Feb 20, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Continental Tyres highlight operator solutions at CV Show

    Continental Tyres will use its presence at the CV Show 2017 to highlight its operational solutions, designed to help inform fleets, put efficiency and safety first and provide a complete service to complement its comprehensive range of commercial vehicle tyres

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  • Lack of investment to blame for potholes – says FTA

    on Feb 20, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Lack of investment to blame for potholes – says FTA

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA), the UK’s largest membership organisation for the freight and logistics industry, has reacted with disappointment to the Local Government Association (LGA)’s inaccurate claim that freight transport is responsible for the poor state of Britain’s roads.  Instead, FTA has called on central government to reverse the downturn in spending on local infrastructure, which has caused a 14 year repairs backlog across the national road network

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  • RHA rejects scapegoating of HGVs

    on Feb 20, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on RHA rejects scapegoating of HGVs

    The UK’s road haulage industry has been made the scapegoat to cover the decades of under-investment in road maintenance by infrastructure providers, that’s the view of the Road Haulage Association

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  • Pennine Stone implements flexipod proof of delivery software

    on Feb 19, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Pennine Stone implements flexipod proof of delivery software

    Pennine Stone, the foremost manufacturer of architectural cast stone in the UK, has implemented Paragon’s proof of delivery system fleXipod to reduce delivery paperwork, increase operational data visibility and improve customer service

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  • Efficient and safe driving with ctrack vehicle tracking system  

    on Feb 19, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Efficient and safe driving with ctrack vehicle tracking system  

    Henry Schein Animal Health UK, a national distributor of veterinary supplies, has teamed up with Ctrack, an Inseego company, to develop and implement an advanced telematics solution for its UK van fleet. Web-based tracking system Ctrack Online will be used across more than 100 delivery vehicles that operate nationwide to improve road safety, reduce fuel consumption and enhance transport planning

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  • Stena Line continues sponsorship of NI’s premier logistics dinner

    on Feb 16, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Stena Line continues sponsorship of NI’s premier logistics dinner

    Leading ferry company Stena Line will once more be the principal sponsor of this year’s Northern Ireland Logistics and Transport Annual Gala Dinner, hosted by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)

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  • Tyre Equipment Company to exhibit Ken-Tool range at CV Show

    on Feb 16, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Tyre Equipment Company to exhibit Ken-Tool range at CV Show

    This year’s upcoming Commercial Vehicle Show will see The Tyre Equipment Company (TEC) return to the NEC showcasing a selection of commercial tyre changing tools and equipment from Ken-Tool, as well as other products from the TEC range

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  • Dramatic VisionTrack dashcam footage captures road rage bust-up

    on Feb 16, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Dramatic VisionTrack dashcam footage captures road rage bust-up

    Dramatic VIsionTrack dashcam footage captures a road rage bust-up after a fleet driver’s windscreen is smashed when he is pelted with a plastic bottle by passenger travelling in a

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  • IRHA set to hold AGM in Wexford

    on Feb 15, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on IRHA set to hold AGM in Wexford

    The Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA) is set to hold its Annual General Meeting at Clayton Whites Hotel, Wexford, March 24-

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  • Semperit unveils low cross-section tyre

    on Feb 14, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Semperit unveils low cross-section tyre

    For large-volume transport jobs that require an internal load height of three metres in the trailer, Semperit offers a new low-cross-section tyre; the Runner T2 445/45 R 19.5”. The new trailer tyres with high mileage performance have been designed for a 9-tonne axle load and are intended for use in both regional applications and long-distance routes

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  • Stena Line enters partnership with Mercy Ships

    on Feb 13, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Stena Line enters partnership with Mercy Ships

    The humanitarian NGO Mercy Ships and Stena Line, the world’s largest privately owned ferry company, have decided to enter a long-term partnership.  The goal is to raise general awareness about the charity, promote volunteering and charitable giving both within Stena Line itself as well as amongst its passengers and partners

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  • Ekeri Trailers return to CV Show

    on Feb 12, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Ekeri Trailers return to CV Show

    Ekeri Trailers, the Finnish manufacturer of side-opening trailers and rigid vehicles, is once again exhibiting at this year’s Commercial Vehicle Show, NEC Birmingham, and announces record sales of its market-proven Ekeri trailer

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