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Archive for August, 2014

GH Martin creditors won’t get payout

Posted: Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

05 August 2014 By Chris Tindall Unsecured creditors owed money from Wiltshire firm GH Martin Son after it collapsed (CM 1 March 2012) will not receive a penny, despite a report from the firm’s liquidator suggesting they might. Hopes were raised last year when liquidators at Mazars LLP said the realisation of assets could lead Read more…


Milton Keynes to review speed limits

Posted: Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

05 August 2014 By Ashleigh Wight The speed limit on all roads in Milton Keynes are to be subject to a review as part of the local council’s plans to improve road safety across the city. The review, which a Milton Keynes Council spokesman said was part of a wider evaluation of the causes of Read more…


Beat fatigue by the seat of your pants

Posted: Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

05 August 2014 By Chris Tindall Seats that warn drivers they are falling asleep at the wheel by using sensors that detect heart signals could be developed for HGVs. Researchers at Nottingham Trent University have secured funding to explore how an electrocardiogram sensor system can be integrated into the fabric of vehicle seats, and they Read more…


Haulier in court on driving and overloading offences

Posted: Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

05 August 2014 By Roger Brown A County Longford haulage company has been fined £900 for drivers’ hours and overloading offences. In a prosecution brought by the Driver Vehicle Agency (DVA), Lisburn Magistrates’ Court was told that in August 2013, DVA officers were conducting a CV compliance check on the M1 at Sprucefield, County Down, Read more…


Lloyd Fraser gets formal warning

Posted: Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

05 August 2014 By Roger Brown Traffic commissioner (TC) for the South East Nick Denton has issued Lloyd Fraser with a formal warning, after an investigation into driver card discrepancies at the company. At a public inquiry held in Eastbourne earlier this month, Denton was told how there had been a failure by the Rugby-based Read more…


Operating profit rises at DHL Supply Chain

Posted: Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

DHL Supply Chains operating profit rose almost 40 per cent in the second quarter to 109m, while sales were up 2.3 per cent to 3.6bn. Growth was fuelled by gains in emerging markets and in the automotive and life sciences healthcare sectors. The volume of new contracts concluded with new and existing customers totalled 335 Read more…


Moves to big shed warehouses delayed

Posted: Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Retailers and 3PLs have had to delay scheduled moves into big shed warehouses due to a shortage of good properties.  The UK big shed market has paused in the three months up to June according to data from a Gerald Eve survey. Data from the survey suggests that the UK’s big shed logistics market has Read more…


MANBAT ‘Powers Up’ its Industrial Division

Posted: Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Manbat Acquires PowerCell Industrial Battery Engineers Ltd ECOBAT Technologies Ltd, through Manbat Ltd, its specialist UK battery distribution subsidiary, is pleased to announce that it has acquired PowerCell Industrial Battery Engineers Ltd, a leading industrial battery specialist based at Rayne in Essex that supplies and services batteries and chargers for all types of industrial applications. Read more…


Simon Weston joins FLTA Safety Conference

Posted: Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Fork lift truck industry’s biggest Conference just got bigger Just days after announcing its biggest and most ambitious Safety Conference programme to date, it has been revealed that Falklands hero Simon Weston has accepted an invitation from the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) to address delegates. The one-day Conference, which is sponsored by Briggs Equipment Read more…


Jimmy Beam Down Light fitment to new-builds given the go-ahead

Posted: Monday, August 4th, 2014

04 August 2014 By Kevin Swallow Two governmental bodies have dispelled operator’s fears by confirming that the Jimmy Beam Down Light (JBDL) can be fitted to new-build trailers under current legislation and do not require type approval. Since 29 October 2012, trailer manufacturers have been required to produce trailers that adhere to whole vehicle type Read more…