Archive for the ‘UK’ Category

  • FTA helps drivers to keep moving on winter roads

    on Jan 14, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on FTA helps drivers to keep moving on winter roads

    The Freight Transport Association is advising anyone who needs to keep their vehicles on the road to make sure they are prepared for freezing conditions

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  • New tipper and drawbar combination delivers savings

    on Jan 10, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on New tipper and drawbar combination delivers savings

    South Gloucestershire Council has taken delivery of a new Volvo FMX 6×4 rigid with a tipper body and a three axle Andover Trailers lightweight drawbar with beavertail, for transporting a Wirtgen W100F road planer

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  • Frigospeed opts for Continental

    on Jan 9, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Frigospeed opts for Continental

    Refrigerated road transport operator Frigospeed has achieved a 55 pe cent increase in mileage with Continental tyres

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  • VOSA test timing exercise

    on Jan 9, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on VOSA test timing exercise

    VOSA has commissioned a work measurement study of Heavy Goods and Public Service Vehicle Annual testing

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  • Biggest can of beer in the world – probably!

    on Jan 8, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Biggest can of beer in the world – probably!

    Beer drinkers in pubs around the country might soon be seen checking how many pints they’ve had when the world’s largest cans of beer arrive to deliver to their locals

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  • TIP opens seventh ATF

    on Jan 8, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on TIP opens seventh ATF

    Following an investment in excess of £120,000 to improve and upgrade the facilities at its Grays depot in Essex, TIP Trailer Services has now opened its seventh ‘Authorised Testing Facility’ (ATF) as part of its continually expanding FleetCare maintenance programme

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  • Pollock chooses DAF LF 45

    on Jan 7, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Pollock chooses DAF LF 45

    A 12 tonne DAF LF45 in the fleet of leading Scottish operator Pollock (Scotstran) Limited is proving to be as flexible as a 7.5 tonner but has more than twice the payload

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  • DFDS chooses Gray & Adams

    on Jan 7, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on DFDS chooses Gray & Adams

    When Northern Europe’s largest integrated shipping and logistics company needed another batch of refrigerated trailers for its thriving Irish operation, it charted a course straight back to Gray & Adams

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  • Haulage needn’t be thirsty work

    on Jan 3, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Haulage needn’t be thirsty work

    Pan-European transport specialist and Pall-Ex member John Bywater Transport has unlocked the key to significant fuel savings following an in-house fuel trial involving comparable tractor units from five different truck manufacturers

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  • Geodis Wilson appoints new COO

    on Jan 3, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Geodis Wilson appoints new COO

    Geodis Wilson has appointed Eric Martin-Neuville as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Freight Board Member with immediate effect

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