HGV News

Transport Managers fear CPC-compliant drive...

Aug 02, 2019Comments off

UK Transport Managers fear a major shortage of CPC-compliant drivers after 9 September, research has revealed. In an independent survey* of nearly 200 fleet professionals

Hermes cuts 1.5 million miles each year wit...

Jul 31, 2019Comments off

Hermes, the UK’s leading consumer delivery specialist, has further strengthened its fleet of vehicles by acquiring 32 bespoke double decker trailers. The extra capacity being

FTA chooses FAST LEAN SMART scheduling soft...

Jul 29, 2019Comments off

The Freight Transport Association (FTA)’s vehicle inspections teams will do more work with the same resources thanks to a new work scheduling program from FLS

CPC deadline looms for heavy and light good...

Jul 23, 2019Comments off

Companies that operate heavy and light goods vehicles that are ‘in-scope’, including hauliers, logistics and transportation providers, are being reminded that the deadline for their

Carrier Transicold Southern the First to Sw...

Jul 23, 2019Comments off

Carrier Transicold Southern has become the first Network Service Partner to win all three Carrier Transicold UK Performance and Competitive Excellence (PACE) awards: Network Service

Alexanders keep easy-loading with low-maint...

Jul 15, 2019Comments off

Alexanders Removals and Storage took delivery of an Ekeri side-opening 18 tonne rigid vehicle in 2017 which, says the company, has greatly improved loading flexibility

Evaluation of the HGV speed limit change

Jul 01, 2019Comments off

In 2015, the maximum speed limit was raised for HGVs over 7.5 tonnes by 10mph. This means that trucks and lorries can travel at 50mph

Licence Bureau warns businesses to ‘tow t...

Jun 28, 2019Comments off

Licence Bureau has issued a warning to businesses to ensure they have a thorough understanding of the legalities related to towing loads following recent reported

Schmitz Cargobull’s smart trailer telemat...

Jun 28, 2019Comments off

Kent-based haulier Kelly International has bought six new Schmitz Cargobull curtainsiders, fitted with the manufacturer’s trailer telematics system to help increase trailer uptime and traceability.

SPAR distributor turns once again to Gray a...

Jun 27, 2019Comments off

The latest addition to family-owned James Hall & Co’s refrigerated transport fleet is by preferred supplier Gray & Adams and features the electric rear shutter

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