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Archive for December, 2012

Commercialmotor.com reviews 2012 and the biggest stories of the year

Posted: Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

26 December 2012 By Christopher Walton A Year in Review: Commercial Motor 2012 – what a year. Well, it was a mixed one for haulage and transport. Here are just a few highlights. January saw the traditional swathe of administrations hit in the first three months….  In Scotland Macaskill Haulage entered compulsory liquidation; Palletways snaped Read more…

 

Scania’s 2012: Euro-6 hits the road

Posted: Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

17 December 2012 By George Barrow It finally happened in 2012, Euro-6 trucks arrived en mass and ahead of schedule. But the most eagerly anticipated new truck had to belong to Scania who actually debuted their first new Euro-6 truck back in June 2011. Nevertheless, 2012 was first time we got to test a Euro-6 Read more…

 

Season’s greetings: Commercial Motor’s favourite Christmas covers

Posted: Tuesday, December 25th, 2012

25 December 2012 By Ashleigh Wight Commercial Motor has celebrated Christmas 107 times since it was launched in 1905 and has had a fair share of festive-themed covers. We picked out some of our favourite Christmas front pages from the Commercial Motor Archive. 1946- Santa’s sack was filled with tin-plate Thornycroft lorries for children when Read more…

 

Ford’s 2012: A new Transit is born

Posted: Tuesday, December 25th, 2012

CM meets Paul Campbell, the chief designer behind the next generation of Transit van. April 2012 – Ford’s Transit has dominated the British CV market for 47 years, so the launch of an all-new Transit van after 22 months in the making is hugely significant, especially when it is such a radical departure from the Read more…

 

Tyne Tunnels toll increase is too much, says operator

Posted: Monday, December 24th, 2012

24 December 2012 By Ashleigh Wight A Newcastle Upon Tyne haulier has slammed the latest Tyne Tunnels toll increase, describing it as “an extra burden on business”. The toll increase, which comes into effect on 1 January, will see commercial vehicle drivers pay £2.50 per journey to use the tunnels, a 25% increase on the Read more…

 

Don’t neglect Driver CPC, warns TC Aitken

Posted: Monday, December 24th, 2012

24 December 2012 By derren hayes Operators unable to demonstrate a commitment to Driver CPC training could be at a greater risk of having their O-licence curtailed or suspended if they are found to be failing at a Public Inquiry (PI) than those that can, a senior traffic commissioner (TC) has warned. Scottish TC Joan Read more…

 

Companies fined after truck driver falls down chute

Posted: Monday, December 24th, 2012

24 December 2012 By Roger Brown Two London companies have been ordered to pay nearly £110,000 in fines and costs after a skip lorry driver sustained life-changing injuries when he fell down a processing chute at a waste recycling plant. In a prosecution brought by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the Old Bailey was Read more…

 

Treat your maintenance contractor as your ‘best friend’, says TC Sarah Bell

Posted: Monday, December 24th, 2012

24 December 2012 By Ashleigh Wight West of England traffic commissioner (TC) Sarah Bell has advised transport managers to treat their maintenance contractor as their ‘best friend’. In a QA web chat hosted by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) last week, TC Bell said that, as vehicle maintenance is often looked at in public inquiries, Read more…

 

RTH Lubbers donates £2,500 for Christmas gifts

Posted: Monday, December 24th, 2012

24 December 2012 By Ashleigh Wight Oversized and dangerous goods haulier RTH Lubbers has donated £2,500 to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. The donation was presented to cancer charity Friends of Anchor by the firm, which is part of the Lubbers Transport Group. The money was used to buy Christmas gifts that were presented to patients and Read more…

 

Vanderlande Industries leading in warehouse automation

Posted: Monday, December 24th, 2012

Today’s warehouses and distribution centres face a lot of challenges: increasing labour costs, less available space and frequent small orders with short delivery times. It’s a constant search for solutions that reduce operational costs, generate higher productivity, optimise space utilisation and enable high service levels. Vanderlande Industries is a leading supplier of automated warehouses and Read more…

 


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