Archive for the ‘UK News’ Category

  • Hauliers hit hard by pandemic need more government help

    on May 7, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Hauliers hit hard by pandemic need more government help

    The RHA has urged the Government to do more to help hauliers recover from the COVID-19 crisis

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  • FTA becomes UK provider of electronic consignment notes  

    on May 7, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA becomes UK provider of electronic consignment notes  

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA), the only business group representing all of the logistics sector, has been selected by TransFollow as a UK distributor of eCMR, the electronic version of consignment notes

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  • How engine oil can help keep vehicle fleets on the road

    on May 6, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on How engine oil can help keep vehicle fleets on the road

    Vehicle downtime can be a costly inconvenience, especially during busy periods and in the current climate, no transport business can afford to have their vehicles off the road

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  • FTA learns Cat C+E apprenticeship standard has been approved

    on May 6, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA learns Cat C+E apprenticeship standard has been approved

    FTA, the business organisation representing the logistics sector, has learned that the long-awaited LGD Driver Apprenticeship Standard for Cat C+E licences, is to be published this summer

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  • FTA warns of back to work challenges

    on May 6, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA warns of back to work challenges

    While the UK remains in lockdown to limit the spread of COVID-19, government ministers are preparing to issue their “back to work” plans to restart the economy.  And according to FTA, the business group which represents the logistics industry, these plans will create both opportunity and risk for businesses keen to comply with new safe working regulations and get their complex supply chains re-started or re-energised to cope with growing demand

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  • Wheely-Safe agrees new road safety pledge with Brake

    on May 6, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Wheely-Safe agrees new road safety pledge with Brake

    Wheely-Safe is reinforcing its commitment to road safety through a new initiative with industry charity, Brake

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  • Queen’s Award winners launch another innovative compliance-control product

    on May 4, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Queen’s Award winners launch another innovative compliance-control product

    TruTac, the leading tachograph and compliance software provider, who recently received a Queen’s Award for Innovation, have launched a brand-new fleet system for the planning and management of HGV and PSV vehicle maintenance and compliance

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  • Entries open for FTA’s Logistics Awards 2020  

    on May 1, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Entries open for FTA’s Logistics Awards 2020  

    Entries to FTA’s annual Logistics Awards, sponsored by Port of Dover, are now open and with submissions already flooding in, the business group is urging anyone wishing to apply to submit their application now to be considered for one of the logistics industry’s most prestigious awards. FTA’s annual celebration is the only awards by the industry for the industry and is one of the biggest events in the logistics calendar. 

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  • Tyre monitoring must continue during pandemic

    on May 1, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Tyre monitoring must continue during pandemic

    Commercial vehicle operators must ensure their drivers are continuing their daily walkaround checks during the current pandemic, Prometeon Tyre Group UK warns

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  • RHA tells chancellor that hauliers are facing collapse and insolvency

    on Apr 30, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on RHA tells chancellor that hauliers are facing collapse and insolvency

    The Road Haulage Association has today written to the chancellor, Rishi Sunak with a plea to take the urgent action so desperately needed by thousands of haulage operators

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