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  • Perennial continues to invest in Mercedes-Benz

    on May 17, 22 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Perennial continues to invest in Mercedes-Benz

    One of Ireland’s largest transport companies, Perennial Freight, has chosen to further modernise its fleet of commercial vehicles by placing an order for 26 new Mercedes-Benz heavy-duty Actros trucks

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  • Gasrec and Reynolds Logistics continue successful working relationship

    on May 5, 22 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Gasrec and Reynolds Logistics continue successful working relationship

    Reynolds Logistics has committed to a five-year contract renewal with Gasrec. The deal will see Reynolds Logistics continue to collect biomethane from the Grain LNG (liquefied natural gas) terminal, on the Isle of Grain, and deliver to Gasrec’s growing number of refuelling facilities around the

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  • European road freight rate index hits all-time high

    on May 3, 22 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on European road freight rate index hits all-time high

    The Upply Ti IRU European road freight rates index for Europe hit an all-time high in Q1 2022 as rising cost pressures, supply and capacity disruptions, regulatory change and war in Ukraine created a potent mix of rate drivers

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  • sopp+sopp teams up with VisionTrack to launch auto FNOL solution

    on Apr 25, 22 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on sopp+sopp teams up with VisionTrack to launch auto FNOL solution

    sopp+sopp, the leading accident management company, has teamed up with video telematics specialist VisionTrack to launch an auto FNOL service for commercial fleets. Using the latest advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and computer vision, the solution will help to validate driver welfare, streamline claims handling and reduce insurance costs

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  • Accora targets road safety with Ctrack’s advanced fleet and AI video telematics solution

    on Apr 25, 22 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Accora targets road safety with Ctrack’s advanced fleet and AI video telematics solution

    Accora, the medical seating and bed manufacturer, has teamed up with Ctrack by Inseego to upgrade its fleet telematics with integrated AI dashcams and advanced driver behaviour monitoring. The company is rolling-out the solution across its fleet of vans, operated nationwide by its team of product specialists and engineers, to improve road safety and meet duty of care requirements. Initial results have already demonstrated a 20% reduction in harsh driving events and an associated 15% improvement in fuel efficiency

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  • New EU standards for safe and secure truck parking areas

    on Apr 21, 22 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on New EU standards for safe and secure truck parking areas

    The European Commission has adopted new EU standards and procedures to support the development of a network of safe and secure truck parking areas throughout the EU. The initiative is intended to improve resting conditions for drivers, and to protect them from violence and cargo crime

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  • Caffrey International invests in major Actros order

    on Apr 19, 22 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Caffrey International invests in major Actros order

    Leading Ireland-based freight transport and logistics firm Caffrey International has invested in its fleet of Mercedes-Benz trucks by completing an order for 29 new Actros tractor units

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  • £20 million to improve HGV roadside facilities

    on Apr 14, 22 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on £20 million to improve HGV roadside facilities

    HGV drivers will benefit from £20 million to improve roadside facilities, as part of continued Government action with industry to boost driver welfare and tackle the effects of the global driver shortage in the

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  • Logistics UK calls for urgent review of Operation Brock

    on Apr 12, 22 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics UK calls for urgent review of Operation Brock

    Operation Brock – a Kent traffic management system intended to keep vehicles moving when there is disruption to travel across the English Channel – is leaving hundreds of HGV drivers stuck without access to basic hygiene facilities, food and water, according to Logistics UK, one of the UK’s biggest business groups

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  • VisionTrack confirmed as official video telematics provider for BTRC

    on Apr 12, 22 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on VisionTrack confirmed as official video telematics provider for BTRC

    VisionTrack is the official video telematics provider to the British Truck Racing Championship (BTRC) for the second year running. The company has teamed up with Truck Sport UK to deliver an advanced vehicle camera solution for 20 race trucks that will compete in the BTRC’s Division One and Division Two. It will support race activity management throughout the seven-round event, as well as provide high-quality footage for broadcast and media opportunities

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