Archive for the ‘UK’ Category

  • Northern Ireland Protocol needs work says Logistics UK

    on Feb 23, 21 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Northern Ireland Protocol needs work says Logistics UK

    After issues have occurred moving goods between GB and Northern Ireland since the start of the year, business group Logistics UK has raised the concerns of the sector concerning the implementation of the Northern Ireland protocol with representatives of both the EU and UK governments

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  • Advice on short-term ECMT permits

    on Feb 16, 21 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Advice on short-term ECMT permits

    The Department for Transport is advising that the Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the UK and EU allows for a UK haulier to undertake unlimited bilateral (point-to-point) journeys to and from the EU, and unlimited transit journeys through the EU to a non-EU country (though a permit may be required for your final destination)

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  • Dungarvan Transport boosts fleet with new Actros arrivals

    on Feb 11, 21 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Dungarvan Transport boosts fleet with new Actros arrivals

    Leading Waterford haulage firm, Dungarvan Transport, has hit the ground running in 2021 by taking delivery of the first of a number of new Mercedes-Benz heavy-duty Actros trucks, with further units due to arrive over the coming months

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  • COVID 19 and Brexit take their toll

    on Feb 8, 21 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on COVID 19 and Brexit take their toll

    COVID 19 and Brexit are taking their toll on the movement of goods between Ireland and the UK, according to FTA Ireland

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  • Truck makers gear up to go fossil-free by 2040

    on Feb 3, 21 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Truck makers gear up to go fossil-free by 2040

    Europe’s truck manufacturers have made history by agreeing that all new trucks sold by 2040 have to be fossil-free in order to reach carbon neutrality by

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  • HGV drivers advised to get a COVID test before arriving in Kent

    on Jan 27, 21 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on HGV drivers advised to get a COVID test before arriving in Kent

    If you’re travelling via the Port of Dover or Eurotunnel you should get a negative COVID test before arriving in Kent, the Department for Transport has advised

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  • Specialist van and truck fit-out company moves to Hinckley

    on Jan 26, 21 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Specialist van and truck fit-out company moves to Hinckley

    A business that specialises in customising vans and trucks has relocated to a new 20,000 sq ft facility in Hinckley

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  • TfL reminds HGV operators to apply for free safety permits

    on Jan 19, 21 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on TfL reminds HGV operators to apply for free safety permits

    Transport for London (TfL) is reminding heavy goods vehicle (HGV) operators to apply for a free safety permit as soon as possible, with less than two months to go until the introduction of London’s pioneering Direct Vision Standard. Enforcement will begin on 1 March, by which time all owners of HGVs over 12 tonnes – including those rated between one-star and five-star – will need to display a valid permit to continue operating the capital

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  • Stena Line’s newest ship debuts on Rosslare-Cherbourg route

    on Jan 14, 21 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Stena Line’s newest ship debuts on Rosslare-Cherbourg route

    Stena Line’s newest addition to its fleet, the brand-new Stena Embla will make its Irish Sea debut on the Rosslare-Cherbourg service, today, Thursday, January

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  • SmartWitness appoints new MD EMEA

    on Jan 12, 21 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on SmartWitness appoints new MD EMEA

    SmartWitness has appointed Fearghal MacGowan as Managing Director of EMEA. In his new role, he will be responsible for the development of the SmartWitness EMEA and to grow the SmartWitness channel engagement strategy of the business

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