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Archive for February, 2014

Transport prices recover

Posted: Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

A slight recovery in transport prices has been indicated by the price index for European road transport rates improving by 1.2 per cent in Q4 2013 compared to Q3, up 3.1 per cent on the same period last year. In Q4 the capacity index was down by 3.1 per cent, and the diesel index too Read more…


Environmental fines of £3m

Posted: Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

The government today published its definitive guideline on how to determine sentences for environmental offences, including fines of up to £3 million. This is the first time a guideline has been produced for these offences. It covers offences like fly-tipping and waste crimes such as illegal waste handling or disposal offences. The new guidelines will Read more…


UKLPG joins FairFuelUK in call for fuel duty cut

Posted: Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

26 February 2014 By Ashleigh Wight Liquified petroleum gas association UKLPG has joined FairFuelUK (FFUK) as a headline backer of the campaign. Along with the other cmapign backers it has called for the chancellor to consider making alternative fuel more affordable, along with a cut in general fuel duty, in his Budget next month. FFUK Read more…


New £2m Merc dealership for Northside in Immingham

Posted: Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

26 February 2014 By Kevin Swallow Mercedes-Benz dealer Northside Truck Van has built a new dealership in Immingham at a cost of £2m. Chris Mansell (pictured), general manager at the new site, said the company had been searching for the right site since it took over responsibility for the area in 2012. “The fact that Read more…


Medipoint: A clearer picture of the service organization with ORTEC and Sigmax

Posted: Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Medipoint, suppliers of medical equipment and adaptation aids and part of Medux, has realized significant efficiency savings with Field service Suite. “We chose to implement this solution in order to benefit from ORTEC’s know how in planning and Sigmax’s expertise in mobility”, according to project and program manager Klaas Berends of Medux. The solution, that Read more…


Just Fleet selects Intelligent Telematics as partner to support new insurance business

Posted: Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Just Fleet has teamed up with Intelligent Telematics to become the first dedicated motor fleet insurance broker in the UK that will fit all vehicles with a front facing accident camera. The company will utilise Intelligent Telematics’ IT 1000 3G Vehicle Camera, the most sophisticated camera solution of its kind currently available, to help fleet Read more…


Look-up vehicle registration with Chevin’s FleetWave

Posted: Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Vehicle registration look-up is now available for Chevin’s FleetWave fleet management software. The new feature means that just by typing in the registration or VIN of a vehicle, all the other major information fields will auto-populate, saving users a huge amount of time and effort as well as improving accuracy. Chevin managing director Ashley Sowerby Read more…


Haulage regulator in Northern Ireland to step down at end of March

Posted: Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

26 February 2014 By Roger Brown Northern Ireland’s road transport regulator Donald Armstrong is retiring from the role at the end of March. Career civil servant Armstrong oversaw the introduction of the new Transport Regulation Unit (TRU) in the province four years ago and later became the head of the unit. TRU, which became operational Read more…


Microlise’s DriveTab in-cab driver communications tablet launched

Posted: Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Microlise has introduced SmartPOD, a downloadable application for Android smartphone devices that enables the cost effective use of e-POD within both sub-contract fleets and own fleet operations alike. Whilst some customers are using consumer smartphones, there has still been a requirement to provide more rugged, but cost effective, Android devices to run Microlise applications. Microlise Read more…


Amethyst Systems ‘provides the UK’s most advanced cold storage facility with a new warehouse solution’

Posted: Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Bristol-based bespoke software developer, Amethyst Systems, has secured another major contract and has provided the UK’s most advanced cold storage facility with a new warehouse solution, which is already enabling the movement of a record number of pallets. Amethyst Systems, which is based in Portishead, completely overhauled Freezeserve’s warehouse system in Liverpool, replacing their existing Read more…