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Archive for August, 2014

HA warns drivers in London and Surrey to plan ahead

Posted: Friday, August 8th, 2014

07 August 2014 By Robin Meczes Vehicle operators planning to travel through Surrey and London this Sunday (10 August) are being warned to allow extra time and plan ahead, due to the Prudential RideLondon cycling festival.  The festival, which includes cycling events in central London and a 100-mile route from the Olympic Park in east Read more…


MAN truck dealer HRVS open new site in Sleaford

Posted: Friday, August 8th, 2014

08 August 2014 By Laurie Dealer MAN dealer HRVS has opened a new dealership in Sleaford, significantly increasing the manufacturer’s presence in Lincolnshire. HRVS already operates a dealership in Scunthorpe, north Lincolnshire that it bought from the manufacturer in January 2012, as well as sites in Leicester, Nottingham, Ripley and Sheffield. The other service dealership Read more…


New ATF in Shrewsbury for truck dealer Greenhous Daf

Posted: Friday, August 8th, 2014

08 August 2014 By Kevin Swallow Greenhous Daf has invested in a new authorised testing facility (ATF) at its Shrewsbury depot. Open two days a week, it is the second ATF following the installation, and subsequent success, of the ATF lane at the Willenhall site three years ago. Wayne Fletcher, service director at Greenhous Daf, Read more…


TfL surveying HGV drivers over future of transport in London

Posted: Thursday, August 7th, 2014

07 August 2014 By Christopher Walton Transport for London (TfL) has called on operators, HGV drivers and van drivers to take part in a survey that will inform its future planning for driving and cycling in London. The survey, which will take 20 minutes to complete, includes video-based questions in which drivers are asked what Read more…


BKG Transport joins United Pallet Network

Posted: Thursday, August 7th, 2014

07 August 2014 By Chris Druce United Pallet Network (UPN) has welcomed a new member to its pallet network with palletised BKG Transport joining the fold. Salisbury, Wiltshire-based BKG was founded more than 30 years ago and was a UK Pallets member before its switch. According to DVSA records, it holds an O-licence for up Read more…


How should the transport industry change?

Posted: Thursday, August 7th, 2014

07 August 2014 By Justin Stanton What changes would you make to the industry if you had the power? Would you abandon Driver CPC or ban cycling in all urban areas? Or, more realistically, would you introduce legislation that compels businesses to pay within 30 days or reduce cabotage work? Tell us in this month’s Read more…


Cemex on the hunt for apprenticeship scheme candidates

Posted: Thursday, August 7th, 2014

07 August 2014 By Hayley Pink Cemex is on the hunt for 12 candidates for this year’s Apprentice Driver Scheme, which has been launched for 18 to 23-year-olds. The scheme is run in association with training provider System Training and offers a professional framework to achieve a Driving Goods Apprenticeship Level 2 and a Category Read more…


New chief executive to take over at RHA in September

Posted: Thursday, August 7th, 2014

07 August 2014 By Robin Meczes The RHA has confirmed its new chief executive, Richard Burnett, will take up his post on 1 September.  Burnett, who is MD at Leicester-based Samworth Brothers Distribution and has also held roles at third party logistics service providers such as TDG, Hays Distribution and Wincanton, takes over from Geoff Read more…


Out now: Commercial Motor 7 August

Posted: Thursday, August 7th, 2014

07 August 2014 By Ashleigh Wight Operators running trucks into and out of Scotland are awaiting the outcome of the Scottish Referendum next month. But what effect will it have on the industry? This week’s Commercial Motor, out today (7 August) looks at the impact a Yes vote could have and what still remains unknown. Read more…


Awards shortlist revealed

Posted: Thursday, August 7th, 2014

The shortlist for the 2014 European Supply Chain Excellence Awards has been unveiled. More than 70 entries have made it to the final stage of the Awards this year – a record for the Awards. Shortlisted companies now go forward to make face-to-face presentations to the judging team in September. The Awards, organised by Supply Read more…