• Drivers’ Hours Relaxation In Detail

    Drivers’ Hours Relaxation In Detail

    WITH mounting pressure on a number of distribution operations, the government has taken steps to ease the pressure on drivers and transport operations to make sure that the supplies that we all need continue to […]

     
  • Moving Floor

    Moving Floor

    PPG Fabrications and Weightlifter has expanded their product ranges with the launch of a moving floor triaxle trailer. ‘Non-tipping trailers is an area of the business that is going to grow,’ said Nigel Butler. ‘There […]

     
  • Dropped Trailer Incidents Investigated And Solved

    Dropped Trailer Incidents Investigated And Solved

    BACK IN 2007 Jost were aware that dropped trailer incidents were a problem within the transport industry and realised safety concerns had to be addressed. ‘We launched a survey amongst transport operators to discover how […]

     
  • Streamlined Production Opens New Doors

    Streamlined Production Opens New Doors

    IT DOESN’T bode well for any production line if the first stage is a bottleneck. While Staffordshire based trailer and body manufacturer Don-Bur met its order book in a timely fashion, it relied on ‘around […]

     
  • Gray & Adams Builds Chiltern’s 100th Trailer

    Gray & Adams Builds Chiltern’s 100th Trailer

    HAVING enjoyed a strong relationship with Peterborough based Chiltern Distribution since its inception in 1993, Gray & Adams was given the contract to build its 100th trailer. Chiltern Distribution’s managing director Paul Jackson said; ‘We’ve […]

     
  • ‘Future’ Minister To Visit ITT Hub 2020

    ‘Future’ Minister To Visit ITT Hub 2020

    THE MINISTER of State for the Future of Transport, George Freeman MP, will be visiting the inaugural Innovation & Technology in Transport (ITT Hub) event in an official capacity at Farnborough International on Wednesday 13 […]

     
  • RCV Crews Can Activate Brakes

    RCV Crews Can Activate Brakes

    WEST Dunbartonshire has become the first Scottish Council to introduce innovative safety technology that allows its refuse collection vehicles to be brought to a controlled stop in an emergency situation. The emergency braking system from […]

     
  • Higher Penalties Suggested For Edinburgh’s LEZ

    Higher Penalties Suggested For Edinburgh’s LEZ

    IN A draft response to Transport Scotland’s consultation on Low Emission Zones planned for four Scottish cities, the Transport and Environment Committee of the City of Edinburgh Council is considering whether the proposed LEZ infringement […]

     
  • Britain’s Supply Chain At Risk

    Britain’s Supply Chain At Risk

    THERE ARE now numerous amber warnings that the logistics industry will face a shortage of vital workers following the government’s announcement of its new points based immigration system that will limit the number of low […]

     
  • Operators Advised To Go That Extra Mile

    Operators Advised To Go That Extra Mile

    The message to operators from the Pro Tect Solutions conference was ‘make sure you know your business’ and put in ‘systems that work’, reports Kevin Swallow, from brake testing to best practice, to avoiding bridge […]

     
 
 
 
 

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