• New Investors In Lothian Vehicle Bodybuilders

    BATHGATE based Lothian Vehicle Bodybuilders Ltd have a new investment team on board after Gordon and Rosina Nisbet felt that the time was right to allow external investment into the company to realise its full […]

  • Immigration Salary Threshold Will Hit Businesses

    THE ROAD Haulage Association warns that plans to set an income based threshold on immigration after the UK leaves the EU won’t meet the needs of business, particularly the logistics industry. The government announced plans […]

  • High Wind Diversion Plans For Trucks On A1

    TRANSPORT Scotland’s road network maintainer AMEY is drawing up plans to introduce weather related diversions for HGVs and high sided vehicles on the A1, between Dunbar and Haddington, following a number of incidents in which […]

  • Trucks Topple On Larne To Cairnryan Ferry

    A ‘MAJOR Incident’ occurred on a P&O ferry as extreme weather conditions caused a number of articulated truck and trailer combinations to topple over, crushing cars in the process. Thankfully no one was hurt on […]

  • UK Invited To Join Common Transit Convention

    IN ADDITION to the EU Commission’s proposals for free movement of goods during 2019, the invitation for the UK to also join the Common Transit Convention (CTC) in its own right is great news for […]

  • Trade Associations Say Take The Deal!

    THE FREIGHT Transport Association is calling on MPs to vote in favour of the Withdrawal Agreement to keep Britain trading post-Brexit by delivering the frictionless trade that the logistics sector was promised. James Hookham, deputy […]

  • 30-50% faster than rail

    AFTER MORE than six months preparation, the first ever TIR truck from Khorgos, China via Kazakhstan arrived in Europe, with no disruption or customs issues after 11 days on the road. The new road service […]

  • swapping apprentices

    TRAILER manufacturer Cartwright, has embarked on a new initiative by swapping apprentices with one of its biggest customers, Royal Mail, to provide greater insight into each of the individual operations. Six vehicle technician apprentices from […]

  • Bridge Smart, Prevention of Bridge Strikes Toolkit

    FORS HAS launched the latest addition to its series of toolkits. Forming part of the FORS Professional training program, ‘Bridge Smart, Prevention of Bridge Strikes Toolkit’ is devised exclusively for FORS members and industry managers […]

  • reduce fuel costs

    UPGRADED D11 and D13 diesel engines for Volvo FH, FM and FMX meet the new Euro 6 Step D regulation and contain a number of improvements that enable transport operators to reduce fuel costs. ‘With […]


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