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17/05/2019

McDowell signs up to paperless workshop with Freeway

Haulage and distribution business R McDowell has expanded its use of Freeway’s fleet management software with the introduction of mobile devices to its workshop.

Engineers at the Keighley-based operator now use rugged Samsung tablets, which are connected to the central system managing 200-plus units within the fleet.The tablets have replaced ...
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17/05/2019

Isuzu tips it for Mone Bros

Aggregates supplier Mone Bros has taken delivery of its second Isuzu ...
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17/05/2019

JDP upgrades with Ryder

Civils and drainage product supplier JDP has taken delivery of its latest ...
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16/05/2019

Econ builds shining example

Ripon-based gritter manufacturer Econ Engineering is celebrating 50 years ...
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16/05/2019

Krone at MultiModal

Krone has announced that the Box Liner container carrier will be taking ...
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16/05/2019

New site for Dennis Eagle

RCV manufacturer Dennis Eagle is opening a new service centre in Scotland ...
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15/05/2019

Operator rates X-Lite body

Glasgow-based operator About Grab Hire UK has taken delivery of a new ...
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15/05/2019

Driver assessor qualification

The National Register of LGV Instructors (NRI) has announced a new driver ...
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15/05/2019

Bibby boosted by TIP service

Bibby Distribution is reporting improved efficiency since awarding a ...
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Features
29/04/2019

Irtec accreditation: Fast Track

Adam Russell, DAF business services manager, explains why the company has developed an intensive, accelerated four-month training course that leads to an irtec inspection technician accreditation

The technician shortage was something that our dealer network came to us about. A lot of dealers are looking for more technicians, but there’s only a ...
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29/04/2019

Seeing all the angles

Wheel alignment is an often-neglected tool for reducing running costs. Will the introduction of so-called 3D technology change that, asks Richard Simpson
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29/04/2019

Two ways to test CV brakes

Although the DVSA states a preference for roller brake testers during safety inspections, it does allow the use of portable decelerometers. What are their advantages and limitations? Chris Tindall reports
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29/04/2019

First UK Econic tractor

Bringing the first Euro VI Mercedes-Benz Econic tractor unit into operation involved a year’s work from the customer, fresh food supplier Reynolds, asset finance firm Ryder – which owns the vehicle – as well as the vehicle manufacturer
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