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  • IRHA launches HGV Driver Apprenticeship programme

    on Apr 18, 16 • in European News, HGV Driver apprenticeship programme, IRHA Annual Conference, News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on IRHA launches HGV Driver Apprenticeship programme

    The Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA) has launched a new HGV Driver Apprenticeship programme at its annual conference in Wexford at the weekend. The HGV Driver Apprenticeship programme, commencing in September, will be run on a pilot basis in conjunction with the Cavan-Monaghan Education Training Board (ETB), with a view to a nationwide roll-out if [&hellip

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  • BD Living chooses Paragon

    on Apr 14, 16 • in General News, News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on BD Living chooses Paragon

    BD Living, the in-house furniture division of Barratt Developments, has selected Paragon’s routing and scheduling software to better manage the delivery and fitting of built-in and freestanding furniture and accessories. The company will use the route optimisation software to plan up to 60 daily deliveries across 400 new-build property developments, as well as schedule installation [&hellip

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  • Schmitz Cargobull debuts newest fixed-roof curtainsider

    on Apr 14, 16 • in General News, News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Schmitz Cargobull debuts newest fixed-roof curtainsider

    Schmitz Cargobull’s newest fixed-roof curtainsider model is getting its UK and Ireland premiere, thanks to a purchase of 20 new trailers by Doncaster-based McGregor Logistics. The new trailers – which comply with DIN EN 12642 Code XL load security regulations and feature a bulkhead specific for the British market – are the first of their [&hellip

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  • 3Sixty Fleet to launch ‘Stop the Risk’ at the CV Show

    on Apr 13, 16 • in General News, News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on 3Sixty Fleet to launch ‘Stop the Risk’ at the CV Show

    ‘Stop the Risk’ is the complete fleet risk management solution for all commercial fleet operators providing 24/7 assistance for a fixed annual fee. It is the new innovative product by 3Sixty Fleet which will be launched at the CV Show. Andrew Drewray CMILT, Consultant Collision Analyst for 3Sixty Fleet says: “We have conducted in-depth investigations [&hellip

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  • Eight new Volvo FHs for McCulla (Ireland) Ltd

    on Apr 13, 16 • in General News, McCulla, News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Eight new Volvo FHs for McCulla (Ireland) Ltd

    The first three of eight new Volvo FH-500s have been delivered to McCulla (Ireland) Ltd from Volvo Truck & Bus Dealer for Northern Ireland, Dennison Commercials. These are the first new model Volvo FHs added to the McCulla fleet and will be supported with a five-year repair and maintenance contract

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  • IRU adopts resolution on migration

    on Apr 12, 16 • in European News, General News, News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on IRU adopts resolution on migration

    A resolution on migration and the international refugee crisis has been adopted by the International Road Transport Union’s General Assembly. Recognising that migration is a worldwide humanitarian, social and political challenge for governments, international organisations and society in general, the has IRU called on governments to work together in a more co-ordinated, rapid manner to [&hellip

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  • Compac to exhibit at the CV for the first time

    on Apr 11, 16 • in General News, News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Compac to exhibit at the CV for the first time

    Danish hydraulic lifting and jacking equipment company, Compac is set to make its debut at the Commercial Vehicle Show, at the NEC in Birmingham, April 26-28. The company will show a selection of products from the high quality Compac range, from small jacks to transmission and heavy-duty jacks, plus presses for commercial vehicles. Compac will exhibit [&hellip

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  • Volvo Trucks’ continuous fuel focus pays off

    on Apr 11, 16 • in European News, General News, News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Volvo Trucks’ continuous fuel focus pays off

    Volvo Trucks is now launching improvements on its FM, FMX, FH and FH16 model range. Increased fuel efficiency on the engine along with new aerodynamic improvements on cab and chassis can reduce fuel costs by up to five per cent. Fuel costs are a key issue for hauliers with heavy workloads. To address this, Volvo [&hellip

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  • AKW Global Logistics teams up with Intelligent Telematics

    on Apr 6, 16 • in General News, News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on AKW Global Logistics teams up with Intelligent Telematics

    AKW Global Logistics, the road transport and distribution specialist within AKW Group, has adopted a 3G vehicle camera solution in order to reduce insurance costs, improve road safety and better protect its drivers. Intelligent Telematics’ IT1000 device has been installed on 65 HGVs, made up of articulated and rigid vehicles, which operate from the company’s logistics hub [&hellip

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  • Chereau to debut SmartOpen-C rear door system at CV Show

    on Apr 6, 16 • in General News, News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Chereau to debut SmartOpen-C rear door system at CV Show

    Chereau is set to give a UK and Ireland debut to its SmartOpen-C rear door system at the Commercial Vehicle Show, at the NEC in Birmingham, April 26-28. SmartOpen-C is a new patented electric rear door system meeting the needs of the controlled temperature distribution business. Protected by multiple patents, SmartOpen-C opens above the roof [&hellip

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