Archive for the ‘UK’ Category

  • Fortec addition strengthens Pall-Ex Group’s growth plans    

    on Aug 12, 20 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    Pall-Ex Group has acquired the Fortec Distribution Network. Purchased by a new subsidiary company For-Ex Distribution Network Ltd, the network will remain trading as Fortec Distribution. It will continue to operate as a separate pallet network within the UK but be part of the overall Pall-Ex Group of companies

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  • Start preparing for Brexit says Logistics UK

    on Aug 6, 20 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    Logistics UK, the largest business group in the sector is urging organisations to start preparing for the UK’s departure from the EU at the end of the year

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  • New technology ensures maximum safety for Hardstaff fleet   

    on Aug 5, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on New technology ensures maximum safety for Hardstaff fleet   

    Hardstaff Barriers has installed the latest safety technology on two new HGVs ensuring that its entire fleet is as safe and efficient as can be

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  • Panther Warehousing expands depot network

    on Aug 5, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Panther Warehousing expands depot network

    Premium white glove delivery specialist Panther Warehousing has expanded its national network of depots with the opening of a new site in Bracknell on August 1st to support its continued growth

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  • HGV testing exemptions will help keep the economy moving – says Logistics UK  

    on Aug 4, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on HGV testing exemptions will help keep the economy moving – says Logistics UK  

    Following campaigning from Logistics UK (formerly FTA), the government has confirmed that the safest goods vehicles will be exempt from HGV tests for up to 12 months to help clear the backlog after testing services were stopped by DVSA during the coronavirus crisis

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  • Growing demand for lone driver protection solutions  

    on Aug 4, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Growing demand for lone driver protection solutions  

    Peoplesafe has seen a surge in demand for its personal safety solutions from the road transport and logistics sectors as businesses look to safeguard vulnerable delivery professionals. There are increasing dangers when making deliveries – such as the risk of being physically attacked or being struck at the roadside – so vehicle operators are exploring new ways to ensure driver welfare and meet duty of care commitments

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  • Asset funder provides sustainable finance solutions for diesel-free refrigeration

    on Aug 4, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Asset funder provides sustainable finance solutions for diesel-free refrigeration

    First Asset Finance has teamed-up with Hultsteins, the Swedish and British hydraulic refrigeration manufacturer, to provide bespoke funding solutions for operators using Hultsteins’ diesel-free systems

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  • Matthew Kibble Transport expands with new SDC fleet

    on Jul 30, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Matthew Kibble Transport expands with new SDC fleet

    East Lancashire based Matthew Kibble Transport, has taken delivery of 10 new EN-XL rated SDC curtainsiders. The brand-new fleet will join Matthew Kibble’s general haulage and Pallet-Track operations, providing overnight-palletised freight, as well as specialist delivery services for multi-drop and oversized goods

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  • More than half of HGV drivers do not carry out walkaround checks

    on Jul 29, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on More than half of HGV drivers do not carry out walkaround checks

    According to a new survey by vehicle and fleet safety specialists CameraMatics, the majority of HGV drivers do not consistently carry out vehicle checks. 

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  • Travelstar European switches to TruTac for improved driver control

    on Jul 28, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Travelstar European switches to TruTac for improved driver control

    Travelstar European the continental group-travel specialists and CPT (Confederation of Passenger Transport) members have switched to TruTac’s compliance control software for improved reliability and tighter control, particularly regarding potential European tour-driver infringements

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