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News
17/08/2022

Warburtons on the rise as Asset Alliance Group replaces rentals with new generation DAFs

Asset Alliance Group has strengthened its ties with the UK’s largest bakery brand Warburtons, providing the business with 26 new DAF XF 480 tractor units.

Supplied on a three-year full-service contract hire basis, the trucks are direct replacements for previous rentals supplied by the commercial vehicle specialist.The new assets, which join a ...
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17/08/2022

CNG Fuels' biomethane station

CNG Fuels, European supplier of renewable biomethane for transport, has ...
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16/08/2022

Tiger Trailers' apprenticeship

Commercial vehicle manufacturer Tiger Trailers has launched and opened ...
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16/08/2022

IVECO bodybuilder list expands

IVECO has announced that its bodybuilder accreditation programme has ...
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15/08/2022

Enterprise's hook Commanders

Enterprise Flex-E-Rent has become the first UK rental business to offer ...
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15/08/2022

Tesco rolls out first 18tonner

Supermarket chain Tesco is rolling out its first 18-tonne 100% electric ...
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15/08/2022

Waste management firm hooked

Following a sustained period of increased demand, integrated waste ...
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15/08/2022

Schmitz Cargobull ramps up UK

Trailer manufacturer Schmitz Cargobull is doubling production at its UK ...
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11/08/2022

Fruehauf for Lincolnshire firm

For Jon Wright, the addition of two new Fruehauf trailers to his haulage ...
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Features
16/08/2022

Safety: taking care of people

Sir Moir Lockhead, former patron of the SOE and co-founder of FirstGroup, chaired an expert panel discussion about safety of operations on Thursday 26 May, which took in presentations from some of his ex-colleagues. Will Dalrymple was there

Former FirstGroup safety executive Gary Catapano, now chief strategy and safety advisor at transportation ...
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16/08/2022

Serving up safety

Safety is an inherent approach to work that all IRTE members, centres and the Society itself must exemplify. Having subject matter experts in our different engineering functions is a measure of our competency; having an inherent sense ...
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16/08/2022

At the limit with loaders

Companies that supply the building and construction industry are the UK’s biggest operators of lorry loader cranes. The also face the hardest challenges operating them safely. Peter Shakespeare reports
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16/08/2022

Chips with everything

It’s taken component shortages to make the industry come to terms with the positive and negative impacts of vehicle connectivity, argues Richard Simpson
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