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  • Descartes launches mobile driver vehicle safety checks

    on Dec 5, 18 • in Latest News • with No Comments

     Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announces that from October 2018, Descartesmobile driver vehicle safety checks will be available as part of its SmartCompliance suite. Transport operators of all sizes will be able to access the Smartcheck Mobile Driver Vehicle Safety Check (DVSC) solution within Smartanalysis to get a complete picture of compliance with tachograph data, driving licence and driver CPC verification. By assuring compliance with the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency’s (DVSA) required walk-around driver vehicle safety checks, Smartcheck will improve safety of commercial fleets and help mitigate roadside prohibitions

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  • Operational review delivers significant packaging saving for Walker

    on Aug 28, 18 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on Operational review delivers significant packaging saving for Walker

    Following a comprehensive review of internal processes at its 250,000 sq. ft. multi-user storage hub in Berkshire, logistics services and online fulfilment specialist, Walker Logistics, has cut the amount of packaging used across its business by some 5 per cent

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  • A no-deal Brexit will turn the Garden of England into lorry park

    on Aug 23, 18 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on A no-deal Brexit will turn the Garden of England into lorry park

    If the UK leaves the EU without a deal then the repercussions for Europe’s supply chain will be a disaster, says the Road Haulage Association

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  • New heavy-duty precision Geodore torque wrench

    on Aug 15, 18 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on New heavy-duty precision Geodore torque wrench

    Continuing their strong, long standing relationship with Gedore, Heamar is launching the latest addition to the Gedore torque wrench range – the BIW Industrial Adjustable Torque Wrench

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  • Malcolm Logistics chooses Cartwright

    on Aug 8, 18 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on Malcolm Logistics chooses Cartwright

    Malcolm Logistics, a leading independent provider of third party logistics services, has ordered 41 Class A swap bodies from trailer and commercial vehicle body manufacturers Cartwright

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  • Stena Line’s new Belfast-bound ship taking shape in China

    on Jun 25, 18 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on Stena Line’s new Belfast-bound ship taking shape in China

    One of the two new E-Flexer RoPax ferries bound for the Belfast – Liverpool route in 2020 has recently marked an important production milestone by celebrating its official keel-laying at the AVIC shipyard in Weihai, China. The new vessels will have capacity for 1 000 passengers, 120 cars as well as 3 100 freight lane meters

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  • Leyland celebrates 20 Years with PACCAR

    on Jun 12, 18 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on Leyland celebrates 20 Years with PACCAR

    Lancashire manufacturer, Leyland Trucks is this year celebrating twenty years of ownership and investment by US-based Company PACCAR, a global technology leader in the design and manufacture of premium light, medium and heavy-duty trucks

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  • Crumbling roads cost taxpayers millions

    on May 13, 18 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on Crumbling roads cost taxpayers millions

    Pothole-related repairs cost motorists and insurers £1m a month according to the AA – a fact that comes as no surprise to the Road Haulage Association

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  • Stena Line continues to deliver on sustainability strategy

    on May 9, 18 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on Stena Line continues to deliver on sustainability strategy

    Stena Line continues to deliver on its ambitious sustainability strategy. 15% lower sulphur emissions, reduced plastic onboard and a decreased number of accidents among the seagoing staff are just some of the results highlighted in its yearly overview… A Sustainable Journey

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  • Fleetcheck teams up with Ctrack to support connected fleet management

    on May 9, 18 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on Fleetcheck teams up with Ctrack to support connected fleet management

    FleetCheck has expanded its partner programme with a new agreement with fleet telematics specialist Ctrack, an Inseego company. As a result, FleetCheck’s advanced fleet software will be integrated with the Ctrack Online vehicle tracking system to meet growing demand for connected solutions from customers. Ctrack joins a select number of preferred telematics partners that are working with FleetCheck, so vehicle operators can take advantage of live information to enhance fleet management and performance reporting

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