New technology, better infrastructure and funding reform are the three visions outlined by the Department for Transport (DfT) to improve the UK’s future road network. Speaking at the New Civil Engineer conference, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin shared his thoughts on

09 July 2014 #CV Sector #Logistics #News #Sales #Trailer #Truck

News from the Gregory Distribution: Transport and logistics business Gregory Distribution Ltd (GDL) has announced the purchase of M&D Transport, a refrigerated transport business based in Great Torrington, Devon, which operates in both the UK and mainland Europe mainly in

The EU’s Energy Efficiency Directive is set to challenge companies to reduce the energy use in their operations. The Freight Transport Association (FTA) believes that its government-approved data scheme will help hauliers and freight firms reduce their fuel usage. The

Vehicle crime has always been an unsavoury reality of operating hugely valuable vehicles that can carry even more valuable cargoes from small vans right through to 44 tonne artics. While official figures are hard to come by, the data that

26 June 2014 #News #Policy #Top Stories #Trailer #Truck #Van

Ashley Minors, Director at specialist insurance broker Boswells, speaks about the risks in the CV sector. Whether your involvement in the commercial vehicle market is in manufacturing, converting, retail or repair, there is no escaping the issue of insurance. Therefore,

25 June 2014 #News #Top Stories #Trailer

A road transport industry body has responded to the publication of the second annual report of longer semi trailers. The 10-year trial was launched in 2012 allowing companies to apply for a share of 1,800 allocations to operate longer vehicles.

25 June 2014 #CV Sector #News #Sales #Trailer

News from Schmitz: TISS has announced a Europe-wide partnership with Schmitz Cargobull, Europe’s largest Trailer Manufacturer, for the supply of its award-winning TankSafe fuel security devices. The agreement means TankSafe is available through Schmitz’s aftermarket network and as a factory

24 June 2014 #CV Sector #Sales #Trailer

News from SDC: Bulk haulage transport company Walter Carefoot & Sons Transport Ltd has extended its fleet with the delivery of fourteen new tipping trailers. The family run business offers a high quality transport service, specialising in the movement of

23 June 2014 #CV Sector #Logistics #News #Policy #Truck

News from Fortec: Fortec Distribution Network believes it is the first pallet network to become an Associate of Transport for London’s (TfL) Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS). FORS is an accreditation scheme that aims to improve fleet activity in London

23 June 2014 #CV Sector #News #Sales #Trailer

News from Transicold: North of England-based supermarket chain Booths has become the latest retailer to shop with Carrier Transicold UK. The family-run business has specified a pair of Vector 1950 multi-temperature (MT) units for two new trailers joining its fleet.

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