Archive for the ‘UK News’ Category

  • RHA delivers Driving Britain’s Future workshop

    on Feb 28, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on RHA delivers Driving Britain’s Future workshop

    One of Europe’s largest road transport events, the Microlise Transport Conference, will take place on Wednesday May 17 at Coventry’s Richo Arena

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  • FTA Ireland Motor Insurance Survey – more regulation needed

    on Feb 28, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA Ireland Motor Insurance Survey – more regulation needed

    Increased motor insurance costs for commercial vehicle operators could curb efforts to  remain competitive, according to FTA Ireland. A survey of motor insurance prices by the  association found that 87 per cent of its members experienced rises in 2016, with half saying their  premiums had gone up by more than 40 per cent

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  • Bibby Distribution crushes the carbon cost of juice transport

    on Feb 27, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Bibby Distribution crushes the carbon cost of juice transport

    Bibby Distribution has crushed the carbon cost of juice transport by using lighter tanker units, meaning an extra tonne of liquid can be carried per load

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  • Brigade to launch 3G recording system with remote access at CV Show

    on Feb 27, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Brigade to launch 3G recording system with remote access at CV Show

    Brigade Electronics will be launching its new 3G enabled digital recording system at the CV show this year

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  • FTA clarifies SFA guidance on LGV apprenticeship funding

    on Feb 26, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA clarifies SFA guidance on LGV apprenticeship funding

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has received clarification from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) after confusing guidance was published by the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) questioning the funding of the apprenticeship LGV driver standard

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  • RHA launches its Daily Defect App

    on Feb 26, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on RHA launches its Daily Defect App

    The majority of today’s haulage operators and their drivers now rely on their smartphones to keep in touch. But it’s not just about talking – the RHA’s new Daily Defect App can keep you compliant

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  • TruTac set to launch new features at CV Show

    on Feb 23, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on TruTac set to launch new features at CV Show

    The compliance and tachograph experts TruTac, are launching a series of new product features at this year’s CV Show. TruTac announced it will be re-launching and re-branding their market leading tachograph analysis as TruAnalysis. This product was formally known as TruControl

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  • Continental Tyres appoints new truck tyre boss

    on Feb 23, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Continental Tyres appoints new truck tyre boss

    Mat Wilkinson has been appointed as Commercial Sales and Marketing Director for Continental Tyre Group, with responsibility for the UK and Republic of Ireland.  With a career in the tyre industry which spans almost 20 years, Mat will be taking over from Arthur Gregg, who has moved to a new position within Continental, as Integration Manager for the Bandvulc business

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  • CLEAN takes TruControl

    on Feb 22, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on CLEAN takes TruControl

    Based in Maidenhead, Berkshire, with 145 vehicles servicing 10 laundries across the southern half of England, CLEAN is one of the country’s leading linen and workwear providers. Delivering to over 5,500 customers across the UK each day, washing 130,000 garments a week yet still providing a personalised service is no mean feat, so when Group Transport Manager Peter Cox needed to upgrade the company’s existing compliance and tachograph analysis software back in 2013, he turned to TruTac’s TruControl

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  • Paragon celebrates success

    on Feb 21, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Paragon celebrates success

    Paragon Software Systems is celebrating the success of its order fulfilment software in supporting leading digital retailer, Argos, to plan more than one million Fast Track deliveries during its key Christmas trading period

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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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