Archive for the ‘UK’ Category

  • New HGV route planner unveiled

    on Nov 19, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on New HGV route planner unveiled

    www.ukhaulier.co.uk, the online haulage industry directory and services provider has released a product many have wanted for so many years – a 100 per cent tailored HGV route planner for the

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  • Driven to distraction !

    on Nov 18, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Driven to distraction !

    As 2013 Road Safety Week was launched today (18 November) – the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has supported the national campaign by voicing the importance to drivers to stay focussed and not be distracted by the phone when behind the wheel

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  • Palletways nominated for four major industry awards

    on Nov 12, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Palletways nominated for four major industry awards

    Palletways has been shortlisted for four categories in the Global Freight Awards – major accolades that reward best practice in freight and logistics and seeks to help improve industry standards

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  • Specialist Trailer Hire chooses Krone

    on Nov 11, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Specialist Trailer Hire chooses Krone

    Specialist Trailer Hire, based in Leeds, has expanded its fleet with the addition of six sliding roof Profi Liner curtainsiders from Krone which, says the company, allow 2.7m side-loading clearance within a 4m overall height

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  • BRS lands B&Q deal

    on Nov 11, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on BRS lands B&Q deal

    BRS Ltd., one of the UK’s leading suppliers of commercial vehicle contract hire solutions, has supplied 25 new Renault Premiums to B&Q for its trade operation, TradePoint. Specifically built for the operation, the new Renault Premium 380.26 6×2 chassis cabs have been fitted with triple dropside bodies, by Transport Enterprises and a Hiab XS122 B2 lorry loader crane. The Renault Premiums were chosen by TradePoint because of the ‘best all round package’ they provide, in a tender prepared by BRS against competitor marques, including MAN and Mercedes

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  • Keeping on the move in severe weather

    on Nov 10, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Keeping on the move in severe weather

    The Highways Agency, which looks after the motorways and major A-roads in England, has help and advice for everyone travelling this winter – especially in severe weather. To prepare for your journey, make sure you carry an emergency kit and plan around the weather

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  • RHA teams with TruTac

    on Nov 5, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on RHA teams with TruTac

    The Road Haulage Association has teamed up with tachograph analysis experts TruTac to bring hauliers a fully automated, web-based digital and analogue tachograph analysis reporting system, already in use by many operators to manage their tachograph analysis and compliance requirements

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  • VOSA focuses on load security

    on Nov 4, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on VOSA focuses on load security

    Load security is one of the top issues when Paul Walker, VOSA’s Industry Liaison Manager, talks to Operators and Drivers across the country

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  • £1 million grant for Transaid

    on Oct 31, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on £1 million grant for Transaid

    Comic Relief has announced a £1 million grant to transport industry charity Transaid, at the organisation’s 15th anniversary celebration at Buckingham Palace, hosted by Her Royal HighnessThe Princess Royal

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  • RE-Tech UK Launches EyeCap

    on Oct 30, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on RE-Tech UK Launches EyeCap

    Technology company RE-Tech UK, has launched an unique and advanced electronic fuel cap device ‘EyeCap’ which is being rolled out nationally to counteract the ever expanding war on fuel theft

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