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  • SmartWitness protects against stowaways

    on Jun 20, 18 • in UK • with No Comments

    A specialist events haulage company which has worked with singer Robbie Williams has stopped illegal stowaways on its lorries coming from the continent after installing SmartWitness in-vehicle CCTV cameras. Drivers from FCL Logistics in Staines, Middlesex, have used the cameras to stop illegal immigrants from trying to break into the trailers of its 15-strong fleet when they have stopped or are coming into ports. Staff have also been able to alert other drivers from other fleets of stowaways attempting to enter vehicles in the port. The summer months usually see peak numbers of stowaways trying to illegally

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  • The Kerfoot Group implements Paragon

    on Jun 20, 18 • in UK • with No Comments

     The Kerfoot Group, a leading provider of speciality oils to the food, technical and personal care industries, is targeting improved customer service and reduced transport costs using Paragon’s routing and scheduling software. The company will use the planning system to manage a fleet of HGVs that are responsible for more than 200 weekly deliveries across mainland UK from two production sites in the Port of Goole, East Yorkshire

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  • Leeds CAZ will put many hauliers at risk

    on Jun 20, 18 • in UK • with No Comments

    The Road Haulage Association is outraged at Leeds City Council plans to charge pre-Euro VI lorries £50 per day to enter their Clean Air Zone – due to be launched in January

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  • DVSA commits to easing the ATF crisis

    on Jun 19, 18 • in UK • with No Comments

    Hauliers and ATF operators are celebrating after the DVSA promised to increase the number of testers available to carry out MOTs on HGVs

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  • Volvo FH 25 year Special Edition — a tribute to an icon

    on Jun 19, 18 • in UK • with No Comments

    To celebrate the introduction of the Volvo FH in 1993 – a quarter of a century ago – Volvo Trucks is releasing the Volvo FH 25 Year Special Edition. Available as both Volvo FH and Volvo FH 16, it is characterised by its distinctive exterior and interior design, superb driver comfort and state-of-the-art additional features

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  • SDC Truck and Trailer Parts adds Auger to range

    on Jun 17, 18 • in UK • with No Comments

    SDC Truck and Trailer Parts have recently signed an exclusive long term supply agreement as a distributor for leading German truck parts supplier Auger

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  • EU Commissioner says Ireland must prepare for hard Brexit

    on Jun 13, 18 • in UK • with No Comments

    EU Commissioner Phil Hogan said that Ireland must prepare for a scenario where the UK leaves the EU without agreement next March, meaning a hard Brexit

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  • Leyland celebrates 20 Years with PACCAR

    on Jun 12, 18 • in UK • with No Comments

    Lancashire manufacturer, Leyland Trucks is this year celebrating twenty years of ownership and investment by US-based Company PACCAR, a global technology leader in the design and manufacture of premium light, medium and heavy-duty trucks

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  • New Stena Line ferry to operate on Dublin – Holyhead route

    on Jun 12, 18 • in UK • with No Comments

    Stena Line has confirmed that the first of its new RoPax ferries currently under construction in China is planned to enter service on its Dublin – Holyhead route early

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  • Intelligent Telematics makes senior management appointment

    on Jun 11, 18 • in UK • with No Comments

    Intelligent Telematics has expanded its business development function with the appointment of Ian Hoskins as UK Sales Manager. With growing demand for its connected vehicle cameras from the road transport, fleet and insurance sectors, he will be tasked with heading up a nationwide team to maximise sales opportunities and support the company’s ongoing growth strategy

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