Archive for the ‘UK News’ Category

  • Lorries at sea – urgent safety advice

    on Apr 13, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Lorries at sea – urgent safety advice

    Urgent safety advice has been issued by the Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) to all lorry drivers who use ferries

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  • FTA addresses skills shortage

    on Apr 13, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA addresses skills shortage

    Logistics businesses should take the chance to speak out against the worsening skills shortage, according to FTA, as it calls on industry to support the call for evidence launched by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Road Freight and Logistics

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  • Highways England chief to address Microlise Transport Conference

    on Apr 13, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Highways England chief to address Microlise Transport Conference

    Elliot Shaw, Executive Director of Strategy and Planning at Highways England, is set to address 1,200 delegates at the Microlise Transport Conference in May

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  • Paragon enhances fleXipod with track my driver functionality

    on Apr 11, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Paragon enhances fleXipod with track my driver functionality

    Paragon has enhanced its fleXipod proof of delivery system with a map-based track my driver service. This functionality enables logistics operations to provide customers with access to live status updates on the progress of their delivery. Logistics operations will benefit from improved first-time delivery success, increased customer confidence and reduced inbound calls volumes

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  • Brexit on the brink

    on Apr 10, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Brexit on the brink

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is reminding logistics businesses that, at this stage, Friday is still the legal date for the UK to leave the European Union.  With that in mind, FTA is advising all businesses with EU supply chains to activate their No Deal readiness plans for possible implementation this weekend

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  • Iveco appoints Heavy Business Line Director

    on Apr 9, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Iveco appoints Heavy Business Line Director

    Iveco has appointed Kirk Freezer as its new Heavy Business Line Director, with responsibility for the Eurocargo, Stralis and Trakker ranges in the UK and Ireland

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  • Tiger on a Roll with Stena Line

    on Apr 9, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Tiger on a Roll with Stena Line

    Back to back Randox Grand National winner Tiger Roll, travelled back to Dublin with Stena Line sailing from Holyhead to Dublin after creating history at Aintree by becoming the only horse since Red Rum in 1974 to win back to back Grand Nationals

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  • Schmitz Cargobull Ireland opens doors

    on Apr 4, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Schmitz Cargobull Ireland opens doors

    Trailer manufacturer Schmitz Cargobull has established a new company, Schmitz Cargobull Ireland, in support of the country’s rapidly expanding haulage market

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  • Camera Telematics partners with Arthur Marsh Insurance

    on Apr 4, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Camera Telematics partners with Arthur Marsh Insurance

    Camera Telematics, a leader in vehicle camera technology is partnering with Arthur Marsh Insurance whereby the insurance provider will offer its customers, who operate in the haulage and waste collection sectors with Camera Telematics’ ‘Street Angel’ unrivalled protection against insurance fraud and effective accident management

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  • Miniclipper Logistics chooses Paragon Transport planning solution

    on Apr 3, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Miniclipper Logistics chooses Paragon Transport planning solution

    Miniclipper Logistics, the fast-growing 3rd party logistics business, is using Paragon’s routing and scheduling software to enhance service delivery and maximise profitability within its nationwide operation. The transport planning tool is helping to better manage a fleet of 40 rigid and articulated vehicles that are used to handle palletised freight and hazardous cargo. As a result the company was recognised by Palletline for achieving a service success rate of 99.39% and providing accurate ETA’s for 97.69% of deliveries

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