£60 million development

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DELIVERY specialist Hermes, is to build an automated parcel distribution hub located in Barnsley, near Sheffield. Due for completion in 2022, the £60 million development claims to be the largest of its kind in Europe […]

Escort Training Programmes

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THE HEAVY Transport Association (HTA), has officially launched two City & Guilds Assured Abnormal Load Escort Training Programmes with HTA certifications. Developed and improved from their previous Escort Training courses, the Abnormal Load Escort Driver […]

ambitious vision

EUROPA Worldwide Group’s managing director Andrew Baxter and his board have unveiled its ambitious vision for the future. Since Andrew acquired the company in 2013, turnover has increased three-fold and its profitability 16-fold. Andrew commented: […]

customs paperwork

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THERE SEEMS to be a belief that customs paperwork should have started on 1 February 2020. That is not the case. The UK left the EU and entered the transition/implementation period up to at least […]

overnight closures

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THE A9 will be closed between the Luncarty Junction and the A923 Dunkeld Junction, in both directions, between 8:30pm to 6am on Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 February 2020, and if required from 10pm to […]

Van Sales On The Up

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DESPITE political uncertainty over Brexit through 2019, van sales finished up 2.4% to 365,778 units, the third highest figure on record. Nigel Base, commercial vehicle manager at the SMMT, said the numbers over the past […]


In this issue

Many lorry drivers and employees have to work at height as part of their job, so it’s the employers’ responsibility to eliminate the risks. Gordon Roberts looks at the solutions available.