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Archive for January, 2014

Warehouse fires cost UK £1 billion

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

The British economy has lost more than £1 billion and 5,000 full-time jobs through preventable warehouse fires over the last five years, according to the Business Sprinkler Alliance’s latest research. Conducted by the Centre for Economics and Business Research, the study says the cost of this lost is equivalent to the annual productivity of the Read more…

 

Tesco and Waitrose launch click and collect at tube stations

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Transport for London has teamed up with companies including Tesco and Waitrose, to launch a new click and collect service within the London Underground network. TfL has been developing click and collect services at London Underground car parks since November 2013, having entered a six month trial with Asda at six station car parks. Following Read more…

 

Volkswagen vans aiming for sustainable growth

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

29 January 2014 By George Barrow Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles hope to increase the market share of its Crafter van after strong demand in 2013. Registrations of the 3- to 5-tonne GVW Crafter rose by 10.8% to 5,258 units, giving it a 6.7% market share. “If we are going to grow we need to be doing Read more…

 

Isuzu Trucks (UK) appoints new network business manager

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

29 January 2014 By Hayley Pink Isuzu Trucks (UK) has appointed David Slatcher as network business manager, with a remit to develop new truck sales through eight dealerships within the manufacturer’s central region. He form part of a team of three network business managers that includes Bob Docherty in the North of England and Scotland, Read more…

 

Scottish government defends A9 speed camera plan

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

29 January 2014 By Ashleigh Wight The Scottish Government has defended its plans to introduce average speed cameras along the A9 before launching a trial of a 50mph speed limit for HGVs, after criticism from chief secretary to the Treasury and Highlands MP Danny Alexander. Last week Alexander urged the SNP to scrap plans for Read more…

 

FreightForce picks up 10 Premiums

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

28 January 2014 By Roger Brown Norwich haulier FreightForce Distribution has put 10 new Euro-5 Renault Premium 460hp trucks into service. They join the company’s general haulage fleet that delivers around the UK and on the Continent.The Premiums, supplied by Norfolk Truck and Van Norwich, are on a repair and maintenance contract with the dealership. Read more…

 

Prison sentence for illegal waste

Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

28 January 2014 By Roger Brown A waste recycling haulier has been sentenced to nine months in prison and ordered to pay £330,000 for carrying out illegal waste activities. In a case brought by the Environment Agency (EA), Sheffield Crown Court was told how between June 2010 and October 2011, Christopher Theaker, 49, operated four Read more…

 

Changes required to affected GRW tankers

Posted: Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

28 January 2014 By Chris Tindall Operators wanting to run incorrectly certified GRW fuel tankers must make modifications to ensure they are safe to use on the roads, according to the Department for Transport (DfT). A new authorisation came into effect last month allowing GRW-manufactured road tank vehicles less than six years old to continue Read more…

 

Ferryspeed takes four Euro-5 Dafs under derogation

Posted: Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

28 January 2014 By Ashleigh Wight Portsmouth-based Ferryspeed has taken delivery of four new Euro-5 Daf CF tractor units, ordered last year under derogation. The new vehicles have boosted the size of its dedicated Palletways fleet to 15 trucks, taking the total number of vehicles the company runs to more than 400. Dave Houghton, depot Read more…

 

Appeal to have impounded vehicle returned rejected due to illegal use

Posted: Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

28 January 2014 By Roger Brown A Bognor Regis scaffolder has lost an appeal for the return of an impounded vehicle that he had used illegally. Traffic commissioner (TC) for London and the South East Nick Denton (pictured) refused Nicholas Riley’s application to regain his vehicle, saying he had no confidence in his truthfulness and Read more…

 


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