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  • FTA publishes new guide to road transport law

    on Feb 17, 19 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    The 2019 edition of the Freight Transport Association’s much respected Yearbook of Road Transport Law, an essential reference guide containing in-depth information on road transport legislation, has now been published.  Compiled by FTA’s team of transport legislation experts and fully updated for 2019, the Yearbook is easy to use and designed to keep transport operators fully compliant and up to date with legal changes

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  • Record year for VisionTrack

    on Feb 17, 19 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    The rapid adoption of vehicle CCTV and video telematics within the UK has resulted in record levels of growth for VisionTrack, with the number of fleet and road transport operations using its technology solutions tripling during 2018. In fact, the company experienced a rise of over 280% in installed connected cameras and mobile DVR systems as businesses sought better protection of vehicles, drivers and brand reputation

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  • Irish Ferries invests €4m in Ulysses upgrade

    on Feb 14, 19 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    The MV Ulysses, the leading Irish Ferries freight and tourism vessel on the Dublin to Holyhead route, returned to Dublin this week following an extensive dry dock investment at Cammell Laird shipyard in Merseyside

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  • Hi-tech distribution company returns to Ekeri 

    on Feb 14, 19 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    Paul Ponsonby Limited, specialists in the handling and distribution of high-value electronics equipment, has taken delivery of another vehicle body from Ekeri trailers which, says the company, combines the flexibility of side loading with the high security of a conventional box van

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  • 5 Key Logistics Trends and Technology Implications for 2019

    on Feb 13, 19 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    2018 can certainly be summarised as a turbulent year in logistics and transportation management. On the one hand, ecommerce continued to grow at record levels without the slowdown that many were predicting, leading many organisations to recognise the importance of reaching beyond traditional strategies to enhance their logistics and transportation capabilities. Yet, on the other there was considerable global trade instability and the focus of many companies was to determine what strategies they needed to put in place to mitigate the brewing trade wars and Brexit uncertainty. Market hype was also at an all-time high, making it harder to

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  • Commercial vehicle HGV snow socks for trucks and buses

    on Feb 12, 19 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    The Parma Group is currently offering a pair of commercial grade snow socks for HGV, bus and truck applications on its website, www.parmagroup.co.uk

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  • Barker and Stonehouse turns to Paragon

    on Feb 12, 19 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    Barker and Stonehouse, the UK’s largest independent family-run furniture retailer, has invested in a logistics solution from Paragon to provide customers with a superior delivery service with more choice. Combining Paragon’s routing and scheduling software and fleXipod ePOD system, the solution will enable the retailer to efficiently fulfil increasing order volumes nationwide without compromising on excellent customer service

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  • Stena Line introduces Stena Forecaster to Belfast – Liverpool service

    on Feb 11, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Stena Line introduces Stena Forecaster to Belfast – Liverpool service

    As a part of the ongoing development of Stena Line’s Irish Sea route network, the Stena Forecaster has been transferred from Stena RoRo to Stena Line and will enter service on the Belfast – Liverpool route from Tuesday, 12 February 2019.  Stena Forerunner will transfer back to the North Sea and operation on Rotterdam-Killingholm

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  • Are you up to speed on Euro 6 emissions​?

    on Feb 11, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Are you up to speed on Euro 6 emissions​?

    Eclipse Automotive is now taking bookings for two new two-day Euro 6 Emissions Training Courses, May 13-14 and 15-16 at its Training Academy in Swadlingcote, Derbyshire

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  • Goodyear highlights OTR products and solutions at BAUMA

    on Feb 11, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Goodyear highlights OTR products and solutions at BAUMA

    Goodyear is featuring its flagship products and solutions for fleets operating in the world of construction at the 2019 BAUMA exhibition in Munich

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