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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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  • Palletforce supports serving soldiers

    on Dec 12, 12 • in UK • with Comments Off on Palletforce supports serving soldiers

    Palletforce has shown its support for British troops in Afghanistan this Christmas by collecting donated items to help spread some festive cheer. The UK’s leading palletised distribution network collected donations from staff at its 400,000 sq ft Hub in support of the charity Operation Shoebox

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