• Northern Isles Ferry Contract Extended

    THE CURRENT contract to operate the Northern Isles Ferry Services network by Serco NorthLink Ferries Ltd will be extended by three months until 31 January 2020. This follows further engagement with the European Commission over […]

     
  • 100,000 Drivers Complete Counter Terrorism Training

    THE FORS security and counter terrorism online eLearning module has been completed by over 100,000 FORS members since it was first introduced in January 2018. Earlier this year, the module won the Counter Terrorism Education […]

     
  • Anniversary Offer To 40 Customers

    THIS YEAR sees the 40th anniversary of the founding of the specialist textile manufacturer Tony Beal Ltd, which 12 years ago became part of the Beal Group after acquisitions and the creation of strategic stand-alone […]

     
  • Fewer EU Immigrants Hit UK Haulage Sector

    LOGISTICS businesses are struggling to fill job vacancies as the number of EU nationals immigrating to the UK for work continues to plummet, according to a report released by the FTA, which is asking government […]

     
  • Fewer EU Immigrants Hit UK Haulage Sector

    LOGISTICS businesses are struggling to fill job vacancies as the number of EU nationals immigrating to the UK for work continues to plummet, according to a report released by the FTA, which is asking government […]

     
  • Volvo’s 50 Years Of Accident Studying

    THIS YEAR marks the 50th anniversary of Volvo Trucks’ Accident Research Team (ART), which was created to systematically gather, analyse and act upon information about real life traffic accidents. The knowledge gained provides value in […]

     
  • Truck Test Failures, One Third Of Cars

    OVER 23,000 potentially dangerous trucks, trailers and PSVs were taken off the road or repaired between April and June 2019, new DVSA data reveals. This represents 11.8% of the tests taken. Hugh Rimmer, DVSA’s vehicle […]

     
  • reducing fuel use

    FTA’s LOGISTICS Emission Reduction Scheme (LERS) has launched a free guide to help all road haulage operators, to reduce their use of diesel. The guide, available on LERS’ website, provides readers with advice taken from […]