Archive for the ‘UK News’ Category

  • Cash for crash sparks boom in vehicle CCTV

    on Jul 11, 16 • in General News, News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Cash for crash sparks boom in vehicle CCTV

    Demand for in-vehicle CCTV cameras by courier firms in the UK has shot up 30% in the past year  – due to increased incidents of cash for crash scams. Cash for crash costs British motorists a staggering £1 billion a year. Whiplash claims, boosted by no-win, no-claims from lawyers, are adding up to £90 on to [&hellip

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  • Schmitz Cargobull appoints new MD

    on Jul 11, 16 • in General News, News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Schmitz Cargobull appoints new MD

    Schmitz Cargobull has appointed Alan Hunt as Managing Director for its UK and Ireland operations. Hunt (50) joins Schmitz Cargobull after 16 years with Finning CAT where he held a variety of roles, including Defence and Government Manager, Business Unit Manager and more recently Head of Sales for Commercial Marine and Oil & Gas. In [&hellip

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  • Ctrack launches executive dashboard

    on Jul 11, 16 • in General News, News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Ctrack launches executive dashboard

    Ctrack, a subsidiary of Novatel Wireless, has launched an Executive Dashboard to enable users of its advanced vehicle tracking solutions to access business critical summary data in easy to understand charts and tables. As a result, fleet operators will now be able to gain added operational insight and business intelligence through their telematics system, identifying trends and underlining [&hellip

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  • Dennison Commercials celebrates 40 years in Newry

    on Jul 11, 16 • in General News, News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Dennison Commercials celebrates 40 years in Newry

    On 30th June Dennison Commercials celebrated 40 years in Newry when the current Newry Depot Manager, Malachy Martin and Dennison’s MD, John Jenkins reunited founding partners Dan O’Hare and Eugene O’Reilly with former Depot Manager Sean McCracken at the depot on Martins Lane and presented them with commemorative Volvo FH trucks. In addition, during the [&hellip

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  • FTA’s ABC Guide to BREXIT

    on Jul 2, 16 • in General News, News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA’s ABC Guide to BREXIT

    A week after the EU Referendum result, the Freight Transport Association has identified the top ten crunch issues for British logistics as the country prepares to leave the European Single Market.  These will be the issues that FTA will be closely monitoring and influencing over the coming months to protect the interests of its members and [&hellip

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  • Discover the new Firestone truck and bus tyre website

    on Jul 2, 16 • in European News, Firestone, General News, News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Discover the new Firestone truck and bus tyre website

    Firestone has created a new high-performance website for its truck and bus tyre business in Europe. Fast and smooth …easy to read …in-depth tyre information …tyre finder …dealer locator …perfect for mobile devices: the new Firestone truck tyre site gives fleet managers and tyre professionals everything they need to manage their tyres better and select the [&hellip

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  • FTA fleet operator audits recognised byTransport for London

    on Jun 30, 16 • in General News, News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA fleet operator audits recognised byTransport for London

    The Freight Transport Association’s Truck Excellence and Van Excellence audits, when supplemented by additional audit items, have been recognised by Transport for London (TfL) as alternative schemes that meet TfL’s work-related road risk clauses. At an operator’s request, FTA can now supplement its Truck and Van Excellence audits with additional items covering TfL’s contractual work-related [&hellip

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  • RHA says Transport Select Committee too cautious on all lane running

    on Jun 30, 16 • in General News, News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on RHA says Transport Select Committee too cautious on all lane running

    All lane running (the use of hard shoulders) is in the interests of all road users to minimise delays without compromising safety.  RHA director of policy Jack Semple said: “Motorways are where hauliers and their drivers do much of their work and safety is key. Big trucks need a safe place to work. All lane running [&hellip

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  • Linde Malaysia adopts Paragon outing and scheduling software

    on Jun 30, 16 • in General News, News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Linde Malaysia adopts Paragon outing and scheduling software

    Linde Malaysia has become the latest organisation within The Linde Group to deploy Paragon’s routing and scheduling software, further optimising its expanding cylinder business’ distribution operations in the Peninsular Malaysia, and at the same time, contributing to Linde Malaysia’s operational priorities in transport safety and customer service standards. The company leverages the logistics planning software [&hellip

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  • Keeping one step ahead of compliance challenges

    on Jun 29, 16 • in General News, News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Keeping one step ahead of compliance challenges

    Wednesday 7 September sees the fourth RHA Compliance Conference at Silverstone. This extremely popular event provides the perfect forum for haulage operators to keep one step ahead of the latest changes, trends and product offerings affecting their business.  Aimed at all managers, directors and owners who have direct responsibility for compliance in their business, this is now [&hellip

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