Archive for the ‘UK’ Category

  • Stardes puts DAF Euro 6 tractor unit into service

    on Dec 2, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Stardes puts DAF Euro 6 tractor unit into service

    Stardes, the UK’s leading provider of high quality specialist international transport services to the concert tour and event industries, has put its first Euro 6 tractor unit into service as part of a major fleet renewal programme

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  • AKW invests over £600k on vehicle fleet

    on Nov 27, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on AKW invests over £600k on vehicle fleet

    A leading logistics specialist in Manchester is driving forward with its ambitious expansion plans as it invests £694,000 in new trucks and trailers

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  • Charity’s African cycle ride raises £45k

    on Nov 27, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Charity’s African cycle ride raises £45k

    More than a dozen cyclists from the transport industry battled the heat and unforgiving terrain of Uganda to raise £45,000 for Transaid in its 15th anniversary year

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  • Focus on theft in logistics and warehousing sector

    on Nov 21, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Focus on theft in logistics and warehousing sector

    As the credit crunch tightens, requirement for investigations into workplace theft has increased dramatically. The logistics and warehousing industry is not alone in issues with employee theft but it is an area where thefts such as fuel and product are an issue

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  • 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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