Archive for the ‘UK News’ Category

  • PRM Group expands fleet with new Volvo FH

    on May 21, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on PRM Group expands fleet with new Volvo FH

    PRM Group, one of Ireland’s leading independent Chilled & Frozen Food Sales and Distribution companies, has invested in a new Volvo FH-500. The new vehicle, supplied by Dennison Commercials Ltd, was delivered this month and is already working on refrigerated haulage duties

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  • VisionTrack dashcam capture collision footage

    on May 18, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on VisionTrack dashcam capture collision footage

    Shocking new VisionTrack dashcam footage captures the moment a cyclist is knocked to the ground after being ‘doored’ by a van driver

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  • ProVision releases technology to drastically reduce risk

    on May 18, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on ProVision releases technology to drastically reduce risk

    There’s a major problem at the heart of every commercial fleet. That problem causes accidents, injuries and deaths numbering in the thousands every year. It’s not a technology problem or mechanical one and it’s a problem that exists despite the very best efforts of all involved. That problem is human frailty

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  • Next chooses Paragon HDX

    on May 16, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Next chooses Paragon HDX

    Next has selected Paragon HDX as part of a major upgrade to its omni-channel order fulfilment solution. The modular software system will be used to enhance Next’s two-man home delivery operation, enabling the retailer to improve its customer experience while keeping a tight control over costs. Paragon HDX will provide a complete fulfilment platform to help Next to continue to push the boundaries of home delivery and introduce a host of service improvements including tighter delivery windows at point of order

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  •  French government set to introduce €40 driver fee 

    on May 16, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on  French government set to introduce €40 driver fee 

    The new French government’s decision to charge a €40 fee for every worker operating in France on a temporary basis and employed by a foreign company is a restrictive practice which will severely curtail the ability of UK logistics operators to work effectively in continental Europe, according to the Freight Transport Association (FTA), the UK’s largest membership association in the freight sector

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  • H Mills Transport Increases fleet and fits TankGuard

    on May 15, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on H Mills Transport Increases fleet and fits TankGuard

    TankGuard is the latest product to protect truck diesel theft from HGVs. The TankGuard fuel theft alarm will activate once the fuel cap is removed or a potential thief tampers with the truck tank

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  • TruTac successfully launches re-branded product suite at CV Show

    on May 15, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on TruTac successfully launches re-branded product suite at CV Show

    The compliance and tachograph experts, TruTac, successfully launched their re-branded market leading tachograph analysis as TruAnalysis (formally known as TruControl) at this year’s CV Show

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  • 3G vehicle camera footage protects firm from false insurance claim  

    on May 13, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on 3G vehicle camera footage protects firm from false insurance claim  

    Ravenscroft Motors, the Hampshire-based roadside assistance and vehicle recovery specialist, has used Intelligent Telematics’ IT1000 3G vehicle camera to successfully defend against a false insurance claim, saving at least £6,000 in repair costs. The driver of a motorhome claimed that one of the company’s Renault Midlum car transporters had jumped a red light causing a crash at the A331 Interchange near Frimley, Surrey. However, video evidence taken from the camera, fitted inside the vehicle’s cab, conclusively shows that the motorhome was in fact responsible for the collision

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  • HGV regulations and restrictions costing logistics sector millions  

    on May 13, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on HGV regulations and restrictions costing logistics sector millions  

    HGV regulations and restrictions are costing logistics operations tens of millions of pounds every year, so transport planners need to find clever ways to adapt to evolving legislation. Paragon will be speaking at the Microlise Transport Conference to discuss how logistics operations face a host of challenges above and beyond the traditional demands of transport planning

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  • Eclipse extends Jaltest to include a full feature telematics facility

    on May 10, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Eclipse extends Jaltest to include a full feature telematics facility

    Eclipse, the mulit-brand diagnostic equipment specialists, is exhibiting its Jaltest and EDIS diagnostics packages along with a new innovation, which extends Jaltest to include a full feature telematics facility

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  • Mahle introduces new filters for CV market

    on May 9, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Mahle introduces new filters for CV market

    Mahle regularly updates its heavy duty range of filters and has recently introduced five additional filters, including a fuel filter element consisting of two filters, three air filter elements and a spin-on fuel filter

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  • European truck manufacturers call for action

    on May 8, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on European truck manufacturers call for action

    European truck manufacturers are calling for action to prevent aftermarket manipulation of emissions controls

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