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Archive for February, 2013

DSA returns to the drawing board after industry backlash

Posted: Monday, February 4th, 2013

04 February 2013 By derren hayes The Driving Standards Agency (DSA) has backed down over changes made without consultation to the Driver CPC course approval process, after a backlash from trade associations. Course approvals body JAUPT wrote to training providers last month stating that copies of all presentations and documents used to deliver Driver CPC Read more…


Owens Road Services to open ATF

Posted: Monday, February 4th, 2013

04 February 2013 By Ashleigh Wight Welsh haulage firm Owens plans to open an authorised testing facility (ATF) at one of its depots. In March it will open the vehicle testing lane at its site in Llangennech, Carmarthenshire, located off J48 of the M4. Company secretary Robert Williams said: “It will be a state-of-the-art facility, Read more…


B2B Logistics in liquidation

Posted: Monday, February 4th, 2013

04 February 2013 By Ashleigh Wight Nottingham-based B2B Logistics, which completed a pre-pack deal last year, is to be liquidated following a creditors’ meeting last week. Creditors voted for the appointment of liquidator Begbies Traynor at a meeting on Thursday (31 January). The firm bought the business and assets of Clearway Distribution in a pre-pack Read more…


Suspension after boss drives uninsured

Posted: Monday, February 4th, 2013

04 February 2013 By Roger Brown A North London skip operator had its O-licence suspended for 48 hours after its boss was convicted of driving while disqualified and using a vehicle without insurance. In a written decision following a public inquiry in Eastbourne, traffic commissioner (TC) for the South East Nick Denton suspended the two-vehicle Read more…


Highland has appeal turned down by appeal judge

Posted: Monday, February 4th, 2013

04 February 2013 By Roger Brown An appeal by Inverness scrap metal haulier Highland Car Crushers to overturn the revocation of its O-licence has been turned down by an appeal judge. In a written decision following a hearing in December 2012, upper tribunal judge Michael Brodrick upheld the decision of Joan Aitken, traffic commissioner (TC) Read more…


Cycle safety report criticised by trade bodies

Posted: Monday, February 4th, 2013

04 February 2013 By derren hayes Road transport organisations have criticised the findings of a report into how cycling-safe vehicles used in the construction industry in London are. The report, produced by the Transport Research Laboratory on behalf of Transport for London, highlights a range of problems with vehicle design, industry working practices and driver Read more…


Greener Turkish service from Davies Turner

Posted: Monday, February 4th, 2013

Davies Turner is offering a re-engineered Turkish service using greener transport modes through its relationship with Istanbul-based Ekol Logistics. Ekol is developing rail and ro-ro alternatives to traditional direct overland operations between Turkey and the EU. Philip Stephenson, chairman of Davies Turner, explains: “We were among the first to increase our focus on Turkey because Read more…


DHL launches new carbon neutral envelope

Posted: Monday, February 4th, 2013

DHL Express has introduced a new carbon neutral feature, named GoGreen, to its DHL Express Envelope shipping option. DHL Express Envelope ensures next day door-to-door delivery of urgent non-dutiable shipments weighing up to 300 grams in recyclable, environmentally friendly packaging. CO2 emissions associated with the handling and transport of every individual shipment are calculated by Read more…


DSV Air & Sea launches express service

Posted: Monday, February 4th, 2013

DSV Air Sea has launched its own courier and express service, DSV Xpress. “Instead of having to use one company for sea and air and others for road, warehousing and courier, we can now offer a single point of contact for all logistics services,” said Martin Rutter who will lead DSV XPress in the UK. Read more…


Suttons strengthens team in the americas

Posted: Monday, February 4th, 2013

Douglas Bunch has become vice president Americas at Suttons International. He joins from Kuehne + Nagel where he was director of key account development – chemicals. Prior to that, he worked for Agility for ten years in a number of senior positions. He is based at Suttons New Jersey office and will report to Tony Read more…