Archive for the ‘UK News’ Category

  • Volvo Trucks launches new I-Save engine option

    on Mar 20, 19 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    Volvo Trucks has added a new I-Save option for the FH tractor unit, which it says offers fuel savings of up to seven per cent for long-haul operators

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  • Essential paperwork for UK hauliers driving to the EU

    on Mar 20, 19 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    UK commercial drivers who operate in the EU will need new paperwork in addition to the documents they already carry if the UK leaves the EU without a deal, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency has confirmed

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  • VisionTrack showcases advanced ADAS and LCV connected camera solutions  

    on Mar 20, 19 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

     VisionTrack, the leading provider of connected vehicle cameras and video telematics, will be showcasing its latest product innovations at the Commercial Vehicle Show 2019 (Stand 4E30). This will include an enhanced advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) solution and an extended range of forward-and rear-facing cameras for light commercial vehicles (LCVs)

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  • EU backs direct vision trucks and buses

    on Mar 19, 19 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    The European Parliament’s Internal Market Committee has backed safer ‘direct vision’ trucks and buses, amongst a dozen new life-saving measures for cars, vans, buses and trucks

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  • Sporting legend to speak at FTA Northern Ireland logistics lunch 

    on Mar 14, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Sporting legend to speak at FTA Northern Ireland logistics lunch 

    Dine with the logistics industry’s finest and celebrate another successful year for the sector by attending FTA’s Northern Ireland Logistics Lunch, to be held at the Merchant Hotel in Belfast on 10 May

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  • Logistics apprenticeship delivering solutions for freight and logistics

    on Mar 14, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics apprenticeship delivering solutions for freight and logistics

    IrelandSkills Live is taking place this year at the RDS Simmonscourt Pavilion, Dublin from March 21- to 23 next. And the Logistics Associate Apprenticeship will have a stand at the event and are looking forward to meeting students, parents, career guidance teachers and employers at this exciting event that showcases the talent Ireland has to offer in over 25 different skills

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  • FleetPulse: The heartbeat of any business

    on Mar 13, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FleetPulse: The heartbeat of any business

    When Bridgestone’s three-in-one FleetPulse solution was unveiled to the commercial world just months ago, businesses were promised reduced downtime, greater transparency into vehicle health and a reduction in potentially dangerous breakdowns

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  • Marshall Fleet Solutions achieves Thermo King Double Platinum status

    on Mar 13, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Marshall Fleet Solutions achieves Thermo King Double Platinum status

    Every year, transport refrigeration manufacturer Thermo King measures the performance of its dealers around the world in all aspects of its business, concentrating on both sales and after sales disciplines under the banner of its prestigious and much coveted Platinum Award programme

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  • World of Books chooses Paragon routing software

    on Mar 12, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on World of Books chooses Paragon routing software

    World of Books, the UK’s largest used book retailer, is using Paragon’s routing software to support its rapidly expanding business, while minimising the operational impact it has on the environment. As a result of adopting the solution at the end of last year, the company has already experienced dramatic efficiency improvements, saving more than 27,000 transport miles year-on-year during January while collecting an average of 480 tonnes of books each week

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  • Logistics industry warns pm of No Deal threat to UK trade 

    on Mar 12, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics industry warns pm of No Deal threat to UK trade 

    Ahead of Parliament’s meaningful vote this evening (12 March 2019) on Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposed deal with the EU, the UK’s logistics industry has reminded politicians that a No Deal Brexit would break her promise made in January 2017 to keep trade as frictionless as possible

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