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  • Smart card milestone proves truck driver safety commitment

    Smart card milestone proves truck driver safety commitment

    12th August 2021

    Tarmac has reached a major milestone with its smart card technology. The cards have now been issued to more than 10,000 truck drivers as part of Tarmac’s fleet technologies. As a result, haulier safety and training have been increased throughout…

  • Government consultation launched over ongoing driver shortage

    Government consultation launched over ongoing driver shortage

    12th August 2021

    A government consultation around proposals to solve the truck driver shortage has been announced. The growing issue of a lack of willing and able drivers shows no sign of going away any time soon. The government consultation will involve operators…

  • All change for Ian Hooley Haulage with switch to Renault

    All change for Ian Hooley Haulage with switch to Renault

    10th August 2021

    It’s all change on the fleet of Staffordshire-based Ian Hooley Transport. The operator has decided to switch to Renault trucks after 20 years running competitor products. As a result, the haulier has taken delivery of a C480 8×4 with day…

  • Moving on up: logistics company invests in Mercedes-Benz trio

    Moving on up: logistics company invests in Mercedes-Benz trio

    9th August 2021

    Family firm Allen Logistics is moving on up in the transport world, having added more trucks to its fleet. Firstly, the company has taken delivery of two Actros 2548 tractor units. The two trucks come equipped with MirrorCam, which makes…

  • Innovative decarbonisation approach for Scottish distiller

    Innovative decarbonisation approach for Scottish distiller

    6th August 2021

    An innovative decarbonisation plan has been put in place by Glenfiddich, with some help from Iveco. Glenfiddich is part of the William Grant & Sons, which has been in business for more than 130 years. The family-owned distiller will be…

  • New apprentice standard needs patience, says Logistics UK

    New apprentice standard needs patience, says Logistics UK

    5th August 2021

    The new apprentice standard introduced for truck drivers has been welcomed by the transport sector. However, caution is being urged with regards implementation of the scheme by operators. Furthermore, Logistics UK is also calling on the government to extend the…

  • Automated transport established at German container depot

    Automated transport established at German container depot

    4th August 2021

    Automated transport – in the form of MAN Trucks – are to help revolutionise a distribution hub in Ulm Dornstadt, Germany. Automated trucks will run as part of the ANITA project, which covers autonomous vehicle operations at terminals. As a result,…

  • Two-wheeled truckers: FORS resumes cycle safety training

    Two-wheeled truckers: FORS resumes cycle safety training

    3rd August 2021

    The easing of COVID restrictions means that life for the transport sector can start to return to normal. For example, the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) has resumed its cycle safety training for truck drivers. The on-cycle sessions are part…

  • Leyland Trucks selected for UK electric truck trial

    Leyland Trucks selected for UK electric truck trial

    30th July 2021

    Leyland Trucks has been chosen by the UK government for a trial of electric trucks due to start this summer. The project is designed to help UK operators make the change to battery electric HGVs. A total of 20 DAF…

  • Dedicated parts recycling centre opens for business

    Dedicated parts recycling centre opens for business

    29th July 2021

    Renault Truck Commercials now boasts a parts recycling centre in its network. In addition, the company has launched a parts website to give customers an improved online experience. The dedicated parts recycling centre specialising in Renault Trucks second life parts.…

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