Archive for the ‘UK’ Category

  • trg donates new car to Cancer Research

    on Dec 18, 12 • in UK • with Comments Off on trg donates new car to Cancer Research

    Leading logistics company trg has raised more than £38,000 for Cancer Research UK in partnership with its customer Tesco Grocery Distribution through a raffle to win a brand new Hyundai i

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  • New VP for Renault Trucks

    on Dec 17, 12 • in UK • with Comments Off on New VP for Renault Trucks

    Renault Trucks UK has announced the appointment of Gino Costa as its new Vice President. Starting on the 1st January 2013, Gino succeeds Marc Martinez, who will be returning to Renault Trucks France as Vice President of the French market company

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  • Consultation on Red Tape Challenge

    on Dec 15, 12 • in UK • with Comments Off on Consultation on Red Tape Challenge

    The Department for Transport (DfT) has issued a consultation package seeking views on the implementation of three deregulatory commitments in the DfT’s Red Tape Challenge – Road Transportation document

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  • VOSA ceases testing at two sites

    on Dec 15, 12 • in UK • with Comments Off on VOSA ceases testing at two sites

    VOSA will stop testing at its Gillingham and Grantham sites by the end of March 2013. Although the stations in Gillingham, Kent and Grantham, Lincolnshire, will not close, VOSA has taken the decision to cease testing at these sites

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  • HGV application changes confirmed

    on Dec 15, 12 • in UK • with Comments Off on HGV application changes confirmed

    All HGV and PSV applications determined from 01 January 2013 will be assessed against the new financial standing levels, Senior Traffic Commissioner, Beverley Bell, has confirmed

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  • Logistics firm embarks on expansion

    on Dec 13, 12 • in UK • with Comments Off on Logistics firm embarks on expansion

    A leading transport business in Manchester is expanding its services into Europe in partnership with other top UK hauliers

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  • A Christmas Adventure

    on Dec 13, 12 • in UK • with Comments Off on A Christmas Adventure

    One of the UK’s leading palletised distribution networks, is launching a Christmas sequel to the children’s book it published in

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  • Challenging CV tyre market

    on Dec 12, 12 • in UK • with Comments Off on Challenging CV tyre market

    “Challenging” is how Arthur Gregg of Continental Tyres described the commercial vehicle tyre market in the UK and Ireland in a 2012 year end review. At the same time he paints a positive picture of fleet operators adjusting to tough economic times and of a company that continues to develop and introduce exciting new products in line with the many changes going on in the market. Mr Gregg said that in terms of new commercial vehicle registrations both the UK and Irish markets broadly paralled each other. At year end the UK figures will show

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  • Palletforce recognised at awards

    on Dec 12, 12 • in UK • with Comments Off on Palletforce recognised at awards

    Palletforce, the leading palletised distribution network, has been Highly Commended in an awards ceremony that honours logistics’ leading lights. The member-owned network was Highly Commended in the Employer of the Year category at the Global Freight Awards on Wednesday, November

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  • Bevan box offers the best of all worlds

    on Dec 12, 12 • in UK • with Comments Off on Bevan box offers the best of all worlds

    Bigger, lighter and built to a higher standard – the Bevan Group box body fitted to Dowding & Plummer’s new 7.5-tonner is a winner from all angles. The Birmingham-based company manufactures and supplies commercial floor cleaning machines and the new truck wears the colours of its market-leading Victor range, which includes scrubber driers, vacuums, sweepers, spray extractors and buffers. The subject of a flexible contract hire agreement with commercial vehicle specialist Fraikin, it is Dowding & Plummer’s first Bevan-bodied truck. The DAF 45 chassis has a sleeper cab with wind-cheating air management kit by Hatcher Components,

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