Archive for the ‘UK News’ Category

  • VisionTrack wins prestigous awards

    on Nov 8, 16 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on VisionTrack wins prestigous awards

    VisionTrack, part of the Markerstudy Group of Companies, has been crowned regional winner for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at the Gartner Financial Services “Eye on Innovation” Awards, held at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2016, Barcelona (6-10 November). The company also won the Most Innovative Digital Customer Service or Product category, securing both titles for its progressive use of big data technology to aid safer driving on UK roads

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  • Brexit talks vital for transport and logistics – says FTA Ireland

    on Nov 7, 16 • in News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Brexit talks vital for transport and logistics – says FTA Ireland

    FTA Ireland says it’s vital for stakeholders to start discussing all aspects of Brexit to ensure the best possible outcome for the transport and logistics sector

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  • Great customer relationships at the heart of Rygor Gloucester’s frst truck handover

    on Nov 2, 16 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Great customer relationships at the heart of Rygor Gloucester’s frst truck handover

    So taken were Sue and Malcom Stevens from MR & S Stevens Transport with the Mercedes-Benz Actros after seeing it at a show several years ago, that they came away determined to add one of the most prestigious trucks on the market to their fleet

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  • Stena Line welcomes opening of M6 Link Road

    on Nov 1, 16 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Stena Line welcomes opening of M6 Link Road

    The much anticipated £130m M6 Link Road officially opened on Monday 31stOctober.   The scheme, which has been under construction since 2014, will connect the Heysham peninsula directly to the M6, providing better access to Morecambe and industrial areas that include the Port of Heysham and the Heysham power stations

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  • Paragon helps optimise transport planning

    on Oct 27, 16 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Paragon helps optimise transport planning

    Paragon has launched the latest version of its advanced routing and scheduling software. Version 6.0 will include a number of significant enhancements across both the Planning and Paragon Live modules to provide customers with the highest quality transport plans and operational insight. With over 1,100 transport businesses in 59 countries already using Paragon’s software, this latest update takes advantage of the company’s unrivalled expertise within the marketplace to help deliver continuous operational improvements

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  • Fleets could be missing a trick when it comes to camera telemetry

    on Oct 25, 16 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Fleets could be missing a trick when it comes to camera telemetry

    Fleet risk and safety advisor, Melvyn Hodgetts has warned that fleets which are not turning to camera telematics could be missing out on valuable knowledge that could help devise vehicle and driver management strategies. 

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  • Stay warm by getting fleeced this winter

    on Oct 24, 16 • in News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Stay warm by getting fleeced this winter

    The weather may be unpredictable but being warm throughout the winter months needn’t be. Dickies’ sensational range of winter warmers includes a range of gorgeously comforting fleeces such as the Brookton, which is perfect when you need lots of pockets: there’s one on the sleeve, one on the chest and another two hip pockets

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  • Silvertown Crossing – an excellent investment says RHA

    on Oct 18, 16 • in News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Silvertown Crossing – an excellent investment says RHA

    The Road Haulage Association has welcomed the news from London Mayor Sadiq Khan that plans are moving forward with the Silvertown Tunnel proposal, providing a much-needed new crossing in south-east London thereby easing traffic pressure on the Blackwall Tunnel. It will also support freight and delivery businesses by providing a more resilient, reliable and efficient road network

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  • Wincanton uses fleXipod to boost customer service

    on Oct 18, 16 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Wincanton uses fleXipod to boost customer service

    Wincanton has adopted Paragon’s fleXipod proof of delivery and fulfilment solution for its multi-client home delivery operation to help enhance the consumer experience and streamline workflow processes. Wincanton plans on using the system across its delivery operation that is responsible for handling more than 200,000 furniture deliveries a year. 

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  • DAF Trucks gets a clearer view at Freight in the City

    on Oct 18, 16 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on DAF Trucks gets a clearer view at Freight in the City

    Improved visibility is high on the agenda for DAF Trucks at Freight in the City Expo in November with pride of place on its show stand going to a CF 440 FAD low-height 8×4 rigid tipper, featuring low-mounted cab and a ‘ClearView’ passenger door window

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