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Archive for April, 2012

CV Show 2012: OICA approval coup for show

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

25 April 2012 By Steve Hobson The CV Show and Workshop 2013 will be officially recognised as one of the major international CV exhibitions by global show accreditation body OICA. There are only eight shows that are recognised by OICA, and for the CV Show to be one of them is a major coup for Read more…

 

CV Show 2012: No cash for repair licensing

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

25 April 2012 By Steve Hobson Talks between the SMMT CV aftersales committee and Vosa about setting up a licensing scheme for CV repair workshops similar to operator licensing have come to nothing because of a lack of public funds. Speaking at the launch of the voluntary IRTE workshop accreditation scheme, chairman of the SMMT Read more…

 

CV Show 2012: Combo makes UK debut

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

25 April 2012 By George Barrow Vauxhall is exhibiting its new Fiat Doblò-based Combo van for the first time in the UK. However, the debut signals the end of the much loved Astravan, which goes off sale later next year. Vauxhall MD Duncan Aldred says: “Astravan will be available until 2013, but it is not Read more…

 

CV Show 2012: CM’s night at the dogs is a winner

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

25 April 2012 By Justin Stanton More than 200 exhibitors and guests flocked to Hall Green Stadium at the end of the first day of the show for the Commercial Motor Race Night, featuring 10 races for greyhounds from across the UK. Colin Maclean, UK sales manager at race sponsor Stoneridge, says: “It was great Read more…

 

CV Show 2012: Cost of bank lending ‘creeping back up’

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

25 April 2012 By Steve Hobson The cost of financing trucks through traditional banks is increasing, says Peter Collins, joint MD of MAN Financial Services (MFS). “Recent weeks have seen rates creeping back up,” he says. “Equally concerning for operators is the continuing reluctance of the big banks to consider finance at all for a Read more…

 

DBL Logistics to build 50,000ft² Sheffield distribution centre

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

25 April 2012 By Hayley Pink Sheffield haulier DBL Logistics is planning to double the size of its business with the construction of a new 50,000ft² distribution centre, due for completion in January 2013. DBL is funding the new site through securing a £1.8m finance package from HSBC, and hopes the second premises will boost Read more…

 

CV Show 2012: Full-length double-deck SDC trailer is unveiled

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

25 April 2012 By Kevin Swallow SDC Trailers is debuting its first 15.65m full-length double-deck trailer at the show (3A50). Paul Bratton, SDC director, says the trailer, due to go into service with Norbert Dentressangle, has four independent load ratchet bays that can be moved up and down by forklift. It is 4.52m high and Read more…

 

Kärcher cleaning machines tackle all your building maintenance requirements

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

As one of the world’s largest manufacturers of cleaning equipment, Kärcher has the products and knowledge to provide the best cleaning solutions for facilities managers. Versatile sweepers for indoor and outdoor areas As well as Kärcher’s highly innovative and versatile MC 50 all-season sweeper/snow mover/gritter/mower, Kärcher’s sweeper range features walk-behind and ride-on machines with LPG, Read more…

 

May 1st – Mayday! Don’t let the floor be your downfall

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Welcome to the 1st May Warehouse Logistics News. In this issue we’ve got features on Warehouse Flooring, including floor preparation, maintenance, mezzanines and area markings, and Packaging, including returnable transit packaging, stretch wrappers and other forms of protection used in the supply chain. *** READ THE MAY 1st ISSUE *** The first Monday in May Read more…

 

Tanker driver strike to be avoided if new proposals accepted

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

25 April 2012 By Hayley Pink A final set of proposals has been reached by fuel distribution hauliers and the Unite union following a “further two days of intensive talks”.Unite has been given an extended industrial action mandate of 21 May to allow the union to discuss the proposals with members.Peter Harwood, Acas chief conciliator, Read more…