Archive for the ‘UK’ Category

  • RHA urges political parties to put road freight at heart of transport policy

    on Nov 11, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on RHA urges political parties to put road freight at heart of transport policy

    The Road Haulage Association has called on political parties to put road freight at the heart of transport policy making ahead of the general election

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  • ProVision is now CameraMatics

    on Nov 10, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on ProVision is now CameraMatics

    Leading Irish-based vehicle and fleet safety solutions provider ProVision has rebranded as CameraMatics, adopting the name of their flagship softwards solution

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  • BV Dairy chooses Carrier Transicold

    on Nov 6, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on BV Dairy chooses Carrier Transicold

    Shaftesbury-based BV Dairy has taken delivery of two new Carrier Transicold Supra® 850 units and, in a first for the company, has specified each with the ECO-DRIVE™ power module. This enables the units to either run on their own diesel engines or via electric power derived from the truck engine’s power take-off; a hybrid configuration aimed at improving the sustainability of its fleet. Carrier Transicold is a part of Carrier, a leading global provider of innovative heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), refrigeration, fire, security and building automation technologies

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  • Michelin introduces two new truck tyres

    on Nov 5, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Michelin introduces two new truck tyres

    Michelin has expanded its popular X Multi range of regional truck tyres, with the introduction of two new multi-position sizes, intended primarily for fitment on the front steer axle

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  • Maritime delivers the Poppy Appeal to UK roads

    on Nov 5, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Maritime delivers the Poppy Appeal to UK roads

    For the fifth consecutive year, Maritime Transport Ltd. (Maritime) has pledged its support to the Royal British Legion by fixing poppies to its entire fleet. The iconic flower will be displayed on the front of over 1,300 container and distribution vehicles for the duration of Remembrance as one of the UK’s largest privately-owned intermodal transport operators once again proudly supports one of its chosen charities’ biggest fundraising campaigns

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  • FTA questions impact of government’s immigration policy

    on Nov 5, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA questions impact of government’s immigration policy

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has responded to the government’s call for evidence regarding the salary threshold for a future immigration policy

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  • FTA keynote speaker announced

    on Nov 4, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA keynote speaker announced

    21st century logistics businesses face the challenge of delivering in an ever-changing world, with the new technologies, modes of transport, a shifting workforce and other forces re-shaping the conventions which have dictated the shape of business to now

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  • WJ&J Green chooses Michelin EffiTires

    on Oct 30, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on WJ&J Green chooses Michelin EffiTires

    Moray-based bulk haulier WJ&J Green has eliminated all instances of trailer tyre failures after signing a five-year Michelin EffiTires tyre management contract, which includes the roll-out of Michelin’s EffiTrailer telematics system

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  • Stena Estrid successfully completes sea trials

    on Oct 29, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Stena Estrid successfully completes sea trials

    Stena Line’s Stena Estrid, the first of five vessels being built for the leading ferry company in China, has successfully completed her sea trials in China’s Yellow Sea. Following three days of extensive testing, the new vessel performed excellently across a wide range of stringent test criteria and is now on schedule to start operating on the Dublin to Holyhead route in early

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  • Operators convinced by TruTac compliance  

    on Oct 29, 19 • in Latest News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Operators convinced by TruTac compliance  

    A.I.M. Commercial Services Ltd, the CV and PSV industry support experts say they have significantly raised the compliance standards for their customers throughout the UK, since switching to the TruTac range of tachograph analysis and fleet management software

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