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Archive for July, 2014

New Mercedes-Benz Vito UK launch details revealed

Posted: Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

28 July 2014 By George Barrow Mercedes-Benz new Vito van will adopt a front-wheel-drive layout and have the option of a Euro-6 complaint powertrain when it is launched in the UK in March of next year. The new Vito will be available in both rear and front-wheel-drive, with two separate powertrains for the differing models. Read more…

 

M25 worker killed by reversing bulldozer

Posted: Monday, July 28th, 2014

28 July 2014 By Roger Brown Slough construction haulier J McArdle Contracts and a bulldozer operator have been found guilty of serious safety failings after a worker was run over and killed while working on the M25 widening project. In a prosecution by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), Chelmsford Crown Court was told that Read more…

 

Sainsbury’s recycling scheme cuts road journeys

Posted: Monday, July 28th, 2014

Sainsbury’s has claimed first for a crate recycling scheme which will reduce the number of road journeys in the UK. It is recycling its old food crates into more efficient ones made from 100 per cent recycled material. The crates, recycled for Sainsbury’s by Schoeller Allibert, are the first in the UK to be made Read more…

 

CitySprint buys Letchworth Couriers

Posted: Monday, July 28th, 2014

CitySprint has acquired Letchworth Couriers, in its biggest deal since the acquisition of Lewis Day in 2011. It gains two additional service centres, in Letchworth and Peterborough, taking the total number of service centres to 39. Letchworth Couriers, run by directors Steve Ketteridge, Dave Northfield and Ian Mailer, incorporates Ketts Couriers, which will also be Read more…

 

Average test times is ‘guide’

Posted: Friday, July 25th, 2014

25 July 2014 By Robin Meczes The DVSA has stressed that the new average time outlined last month for 3-axle trailers undergoing annual test at authorised testing facilities (ATFs) is a guide (CM 3 July) and that actual test duration will depend on how each vehicle is presented.  Earlier this month, the ATF Operators Association Read more…

 

Dairy Crest picks Proxima for outsourcing contract

Posted: Friday, July 25th, 2014

Dairy Crest has chosen Proxima, the procurement services provider, to manage some £250 million of spend,  focusing on indirect costs in areas such as fleet and logistics, corporate services and supply chain. Dairy Crest’s brands include Cathedral City Cheddar cheese, Clover, Country Life and FRijj. It also delivers milk to around 750,000 households. Proxima’s role Read more…

 

The Range consults on 775,000 sq ft RDC at Chippenham

Posted: Friday, July 25th, 2014

Home and leisure retailer The Range has launched a consultation on plans to build an 775,000 sq ft distribution centre in North West Chippenham. The site would also contain a 40,000 sq ft store. The retailer plans to submit a planning application for the scheme on West Cepen Way in the autumn. It hopes to Read more…

 

Sheffield bans HGVs from some roads

Posted: Friday, July 25th, 2014

25 July 2014 By Chris Tindall Lorries will be banned from several routes in Sheffield after residents raised environmental concerns. The restrictions follow a review two years ago that found HGV bans had been introduced in the city in a “piecemeal fashion” and were forcing lorries on to unsuitable surrounding roads. The city council said Read more…

 

Vosa wipes out deficit a year ahead of target

Posted: Thursday, July 24th, 2014

24 July 2014 By Ashleigh Wight Vosa made it back into the black with a £12.3m surplus last year, 12 months ahead of its 2015 turnaround target.Vosa’s 2013-14 annual accounts, to 31 March 2014, showed it posted a surplus of £12.3m against a forecast of £4m. The surplus saw the agency, now part of the Read more…

 

Northern Irish haulier fined £1,900 for drivers’ hours breaches

Posted: Thursday, July 24th, 2014

24 July 2014 By Roger Brown A County Antrim-based haulier has been fined £1,900 after the authorities in Northern Ireland discovered tachograph and drivers’ hours irregularities at the firm. In a hearing at Lisburn Magistrates’ Court following an intelligence-led investigation by the Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA), PRM Haulage was fined a total of £1,600 Read more…

 


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