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  • Krone FreshLinc trailer gets special livery

    on May 13, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Krone FreshLinc trailer gets special livery

    FreshLinc, the leading service provider to retailers, food manufacturers growers and importers is  adding a further 120 temperature-controlled Krone trailers to its fleet, one of which is adorned in a special livery paying tribute to the transport industry and NHS and designed by Olivia Chatterley, the 6 year-old daughter of a FreshLinc supplier

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  • Pallet distribution specialist improves service with Mandata TMS

    on May 13, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Pallet distribution specialist improves service with Mandata TMS

    Farrall’s Group, the Chester-based family-owned logistics provider, have streamlined their procedures and improved reporting, visibility and vehicle tracking since installing a fully integrated Transport Management System from Mandata

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  • FTA welcomes Government COVID 19 strategy

    on May 12, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA welcomes Government COVID 19 strategy

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has welcomed the Government’s COVID 19 strategy, but key items still remain unresolved

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  • Goodyear has announced a three-year partnership with Maxi Haulage Ltd.

    on May 12, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Goodyear has announced a three-year partnership with Maxi Haulage Ltd.

    As part of this deal, Maxi Haulage Ltd will be supplied with premium tyres from the KMAX GEN-2 range, and be supported by TruckForce, under the Goodyear Total Mobility offering

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  • Flexible furlough will help COVID-19 recovery

    on May 12, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Flexible furlough will help COVID-19 recovery

    New government furlough rules will help firms manage irregular workloads as the economy recovers from the COVID-19 crisis, said the

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  • Continental launches microsite explaining the latest CO₂ emissions regulations

    on May 12, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Continental launches microsite explaining the latest CO₂ emissions regulations

    Continental has just launched a microsite containing useful information about the latest CO₂ emissions regulation for heavy goods vehicles and the simulation tool for trucks called VECTO – short for Vehicle Energy Consumption Calculation Tool

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  • Temperature-controlled operator goes diesel-free for longer life

    on May 11, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Temperature-controlled operator goes diesel-free for longer life

    Swedish long-haul operator Abbekås Åkeri (Abekkas Haulage) has fitted a Hultsteins Ecogen system to one of their 25.25m refrigerated drawbar vehicles which, says the company, is expected to extend the working life of the two diesel fridges, while at the same time making significant cuts in fuel consumption and harmful emissions

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  • Package of measures to support transport sector

    on May 8, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Package of measures to support transport sector

    The European Commission has adopted a package of measures, which it says will provide significant relief to the transport sector by solving practical problems, removing administrative burdens, and increasing flexibility

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  • UNECE and IRU offer recommendations on cross border operations

    on May 7, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on UNECE and IRU offer recommendations on cross border operations

    The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and International Road Transport Union (IRU) have issued a series of recommendations for border crossing operations during COVID 19, drawing on the benefits offered by tried and tested UN Conventions

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  • Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme must help Britain back to work says FTA

    on May 7, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme must help Britain back to work says FTA

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA), the business group which represents the logistics industry, has urged the government to use the next stage of its Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) to ease business back to work after the COVID-19 crisis, to prevent significant job losses and avoid decimating recovery plans for companies. 

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