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21/02/2018

Thompsons unveils new side-tipping grab truck

Thompsons has launched a new 8x4 side-tipping grab truck aimed at the utilities sector and is promising “dramatically improved versatility and productivity”.

The benefits, says Thompsons, come from combining a full length, side-tipping body with a rear-mounted crane and grab. The crane’s sweep covers all the area around the truck behind the cab – ...
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21/02/2018

Calor fired up by TruTac

Calor Gas says TruTac’s tachograph analysis technology is underpinning the ...
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21/02/2018

Aisla Edition Volvo FH to NI

Haulage firm V Fraser & Sons has taken delivery of one of 50 special Volvo ...
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20/02/2018

Countdown to new data regs

With just over three months to go until the introduction of the General ...
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20/02/2018

Gold Actros for FTS

Forward Trucking Services has taken delivery of its first new ...
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20/02/2018

Irish haulier rates Krone

Ray Moran International Transport has taken delivery of ten Krone trailers ...
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19/02/2018

Community transport rule shift

The Department for Transport (DfT) is asking for comments about proposed ...
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19/02/2018

New walking-floor trailer

The K100-Waste is specially developed for heavier waste applications on ...
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19/02/2018

App for London Lorry Control

Fleet management technology company Pie is launching a London Lorry Route ...
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Features
16/02/2018

An apprentice’s story

Jay Ahmed joined truck hire group Ryder’s apprentice programme in 2013 and graduated three years later. He was shortlisted for the Apprentice of the Year in the engineering and manufacturing category of the Asian Apprenticeship Awards 2017, and is a finalist in the Apprentice of the Year category of the 2018 Semta Skills Awards. He’s due to complete his HNC ... » Read More

01/02/2018

Keeping cool

Maintaining truck and trailer fridge units has become a lot more challenging in recent years, thanks to the impact of environmental legislation, reports Steve Banner
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01/02/2018

Which: Van Excellence or FORS?

Support and award schemes can improve operations of van fleets, provided the owner is willing to invest the time and effort, finds Peter Shakespeare
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01/02/2018

About Arocs construction truck

All the truck makers are treating the construction logistics sector more seriously these days, with chassis tailored for the task. First, Ian Norwell reports on new developments in the Arocs range from Mercedes-Benz
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