Archive for the ‘UK’ Category

  • DfT confirms Driver CPC rule change

    on Aug 11, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on DfT confirms Driver CPC rule change

    The government has confirmed that it is to end the requirement for workshop technicians to be Driver CPC-trained if they are taking vehicles to annual test

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  • Ratcliffe crowned top truck at Mondello

    on Aug 11, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Ratcliffe crowned top truck at Mondello

    Trevor Ratcliffe’s new Volvo FH16-750 having made an instant and lasting impression at the recent Truckfest at Peterborough went on to take the ‘Top Truck 2013’ award back home at the re-established Mondello Truck Show

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  • Hicks celebrates 35th anniversary with 5 new Scanias

    on Aug 8, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Hicks celebrates 35th anniversary with 5 new Scanias

    One of Wales’ largest and longest running logistics companies, Hicks Logistics, are celebrating 35 years in the haulage industry this year and what better way to mark this impressive milestone than with the delivery of five new Scania Streamline G445 6×2 trucks from Keltruck

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  • Martin Brower chooses Carrier Transicold

    on Aug 6, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Martin Brower chooses Carrier Transicold

    Carrier Transicold UK has secured an order for 30 Vector™ 1950 MT (multi-temperature) units and eight Supra™ 950 MT units from Martin Brower UK. The new equipment will be used to deliver a mixture of ambient, chilled and frozen produce to restaurants nationwide. Carrier Transicold helps improve global transport and shipping temperature control with a complete line of equipment for refrigerated trucks, trailers and containers, and is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX)

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  • Fresh Linen chooses Renault

    on Aug 5, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Fresh Linen chooses Renault

    Essex based hotel and restaurant laundry supplier, Fresh Linen Ltd., has taken delivery of seven new Renault Midlum 220.12 trucks, through Renault Trucks distributor, Norfolk Truck and Van

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  • Join Transaid on 15th anniversary African cycle ride

    on Jul 31, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Join Transaid on 15th anniversary African cycle ride

    International development charity, Transaid is inviting cycling enthusiasts and those with a sense of adventure to take part in a charity ride across Uganda to mark its 15th anniversary

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  • AKW supports employee development

    on Jul 31, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on AKW supports employee development

    When Jason Bradley started out on his career in logistics as an apprentice with AKW Group in 1986 the company had six drivers and three office staff…27 years on he is now AKW’s operations manager and the firm employs over 250 people

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  • GBA Services take DAF Euro 6 XFs

    on Jul 30, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on GBA Services take DAF Euro 6 XFs

    Meeting demanding time critical delivery requirements for the automotive, aeronautical and pharmaceutical industries is a key element of the work that will be undertaken by a pair of Euro 6 compliant DAF XF460 tractor units that have just joined the fleet of GBA Services

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  • Clipper Logistics chooses Iveco

    on Jul 30, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Clipper Logistics chooses Iveco

    Clipper Logistics has taken delivery of its first six new Stralis Hi-Way (AS440S46TX/P) 6×2 twin-steer tractor units, increasing the percentage of Ivecos in its fleet to 80 per cent

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  • Truck drivers get morning after warning

    on Jul 29, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Truck drivers get morning after warning

    As the hot weather continues and most people are enjoying a BBQ and a relaxing drink in the garden or down the pub, lorry drivers need to ask themselves a very important question: ‘Should I have one for the road or none for the road?’

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