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  • RHA proposes Brexit solution for international road haulage

    on May 7, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on RHA proposes Brexit solution for international road haulage

    The Road Haulage Association is calling on the UK and the EU to agree a comprehensive Land Transport Agreement that will allow unfettered international road haulage for licenced UK and EU operators within both the UK and the EU to continue

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  • Government air quality plan – the devil will be in the detail says RHA

    on May 7, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Government air quality plan – the devil will be in the detail says RHA

    The devil is in the detail – that’s the opinion of the Road Haulage Association following the publication of Government’s air quality plan aimed at reducing vehicle emissions and creating clean air zones

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  • Paragon transforms transport planning

    on May 4, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Paragon transforms transport planning

    Frozen Food Express (FFE), one of the largest temperature-controlled logistics operators in the US, has deployed Paragon’s route optimisation software to maximise transport efficiencies within its line haul operation. FFE is using Paragon’s integrated fleets and street level mapping solutions to transform its transport planning process, providing increased visibility of truck  movements between service centres, lowering transport costs and improving on-time deliveries by 12 percent

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  • Shortlist of UK’s best HGV drivers released

    on May 3, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Shortlist of UK’s best HGV drivers released

    Following a process involving over 120,000 HGV drivers, finalists have today been released in the run-up to the Microlise Driver of the Year Awards. The winners will be announced at the upcoming Microlise Transport Conference, taking place on the 17th May at The Ricoh Arena in Coventry

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  • Renault Trucks #proudprofessionals initiative

    on May 3, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Renault Trucks #proudprofessionals initiative

    Renault Trucks is launching a new initiative that promotes and celebrates the valuable contribution made by all the skilled people who work in the commercial vehicle industry, #proudprofessionals

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  • FTA European Road Transport Guide now available

    on May 2, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA European Road Transport Guide now available

    The fully updated 2017 edition of the Freight Transport Association’s European Road Transport Guide sponsored by Eurotunnel is now available. The 22nd edition of the guide provides information and advice for road transport operators moving goods to Europe and beyond, whether they are working as professional international hauliers or in the own account sector.  The guide includes essential facts for fleet operators, including details of public holidays, weekend lorry bans and toll prices

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  • VisionTrack reveals record sales at CV Show

    on May 1, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on VisionTrack reveals record sales at CV Show

    VisionTrack has revealed record sales at the CV Show at the NEC this year with orders up 30% on the previous year

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  •  Matthew Clark chooses Paragon’s multi drop routing software

    on Apr 26, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on  Matthew Clark chooses Paragon’s multi drop routing software

    Matthew Clark, a leading nationwide drinks distributor, has teamed up with Paragon to enhance its customer experience while minimising the impact of deliveries on the environment. The company has adopted Paragon’s routing and scheduling software to manage its fleet of 225 commercial vehicles based across nine regional depots. This will ensure Matthew Clark provides a consistent and efficient delivery of drinks products, which is an essential part of the unrivalled service commitment its on-trade customers have come to depend upon

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  • Irish supply chain must be prioritised in Brexit negotiations – says FTAI

    on Apr 26, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Irish supply chain must be prioritised in Brexit negotiations – says FTAI

    FTA Ireland (FTAI) is calling on both sides in the Brexit negotiations to make sure that Ireland’s unique circumstances and links with the UK are prioritised in the early stages to avoid disruptions to supply chains and delays at the borders

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  • Michelin unveils new heavy truck tyre range

    on Apr 26, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Michelin unveils new heavy truck tyre range

    Michelin’s most popular heavy truck tyre range amongst Irish Hauliers is set to be replaced, as the company unveiled its new X Multi tyre line-up at the CV Show in Birmingham

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  • FTA’s one-stop shop for Earned Recognition

    on Apr 22, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA’s one-stop shop for Earned Recognition

    With the launch of the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency’s (DVSA) long-awaited Earned Recognition pilot scheme, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has created a joined-up solution to help operators complete all the necessary steps to demonstrate they have achieved the required standard

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  • VisionTrack teams up with road safety charity Brake for CV Show

    on Apr 22, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on VisionTrack teams up with road safety charity Brake for CV Show

    VisionTrack is teaming up with the road safety charity Brake for the Commercial Vehicle Show which kicks off next week. The award-winning vehicle CCTV firm has donated a portion of its stand to Brake to help promote road safety. The team from Brake will be present on both the Tuesday and Wednesday of the event and will be looking to engage with all exhibitors and raise awareness for the current issues facing fleet operators and suppliers

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