Archive for the ‘UK News’ Category

  • Fly By Nite harmonise compliance with TruTac and Volvo Trucks  

    on Aug 6, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Fly By Nite harmonise compliance with TruTac and Volvo Trucks  

     Fly By Nite, the award winning logistics provider for the music, events and entertainment industries, are combining Volvo Trucks’ fleet management system, Dynafleet, with TruTac’s tachograph analysis product, TruAnalysis; to deliver perfectly ‘in-tune’ driver and vehicle compliance

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  • Lorry drivers told to Look Out Look Up

    on Aug 6, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Lorry drivers told to Look Out Look Up

    New research from Energy Networks Association (ENA) reveals lorry drivers do not know how to avoid fatal injuries when working near overhead power lines.<!–more–> <img class=”size-large wp-image-21367 aligncenter” src=”https://www.hgvuk.com/wp-content/uploads/overhead-wires-600×255.png” alt=”” width=”600″ height=”255″ />The research is released alongside a newly launched film highlighting the dangers of overhead power lines and a call for workers to familiarise themselves with safety advice and call 105 if an incident occurs. On average, one person dies or is injured each month as a result of contact with overhead power lines. Data from the Health &amp; Safety Executive shows that one in four of these

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  • Dual carriageway opening to provide boost to North West and mid Ulster economy

    on Aug 5, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Dual carriageway opening to provide boost to North West and mid Ulster economy

    The Freight Transport Association in Northern Ireland has welcomed the opening of a seven kilometres stretch of the new A6 dual carriageway

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  • IRHA express reservations over proposed new no-deal Brexit powers

    on Aug 5, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on IRHA express reservations over proposed new no-deal Brexit powers

    The Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA) has expressed reservations over proposed new no-deal Brexit plans to avoid delays at Dover

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  • CMG Rescue increases workshop capacity with TotalKare

    on Jul 31, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on CMG Rescue increases workshop capacity with TotalKare

    The UK road network is set to benefit from the increased availability of recovery vehicles – particularly in the South East – after CMG Rescue installed a mobile column lift solution from TotalKare

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  • The NX Group chooses Paragon’s routing and scheduling software  

    on Jul 31, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on The NX Group chooses Paragon’s routing and scheduling software  

    The NX Group, a provider of secure supply chain solutions for the high-tech, beauty, and food and beverage sectors, has adopted Paragon’s routing and scheduling software to streamline transport planning and meet diverse customer requirements. The logistics specialist is using the Paragon solution to manage an expanding fleet of vans and HGVs that handles delicate collections and timed deliveries within its nationwide distribution operation. 

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  • FTA keeps Northern Ireland logistics front and centre

    on Jul 30, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA keeps Northern Ireland logistics front and centre

     FTA, the only business organisation representing the logistics sector, has outlined the importance of the industry at an exclusive meeting with Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Julian Smith, at Stormont

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  • RHA urges Brexit supremo to keep goods flowing

    on Jul 30, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on RHA urges Brexit supremo to keep goods flowing

    The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has called on the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Michael Gove MP to act urgently so that goods can continue to flow across borders if there’s a ‘no-deal’ Brexit

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  • FTA’s essential handbooks updated

    on Jul 29, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA’s essential handbooks updated

    The increasing number of vehicles on the road and constantly changing regulations that need to be observed could make life increasingly complicated for the professional driver.  To help them do their job safely and responsibly, the FTA has updated its two popular drivers’ handbooks – one for HGV drivers and one for van drivers – with the key up to the minute compliance information which must be provided to drivers of commercial vehicles by their employer

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  • FTA’s essential handbooks updated

    on Jul 29, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA’s essential handbooks updated

    The increasing number of vehicles on the road and constantly changing regulations that need to be observed could make life increasingly complicated for the professional driver.  To help them do their job safely and responsibly, the FTA has updated its two popular drivers’ handbooks – one for HGV drivers and one for van drivers – with the key up to the minute compliance information which must be provided to drivers of commercial vehicles by their employer

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