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News
25/07/2017

New trailers halve transport costs of F1 events firm

FCL Events Logistics has halved the cost of its pan-European operations thanks to additional volume provided by four new MEGA box trailers from Schmitz Cargobull, being used to transport equipment to Formula One circuits and European festivals and exhibitions.

Cargo space is maximised in the MEGA box trailers because of proprietary Ferroplast ...
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25/07/2017

Buy It Direct uses BigChange

Buy It Direct, a large UK online retailer, has rolled out BigChange’s ...
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25/07/2017

Marshall to convert to R452a

Marshall Fleet Solutions (MFS), a Thermo King dealer, has announced that ...
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25/07/2017

Transdek debuts Tall Boy

Transdek will be unveiling the Tall Boy – a new multi-temperature ...
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25/07/2017

FTA updates Drivers' Handbook

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has released a fully updated ...
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24/07/2017

Europa's £2m Renault purchase

Europa Road, a dedicated division of logistics operator Europa Worldwide ...
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24/07/2017

Severn bridge tolls to end

Drivers will see an end to tolls on the two Severn Crossings on the M4 and ...
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24/07/2017

Mobile lifts for RCV service

Refuse collection vehicle supplier Euro Municipal is reporting improved ...
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24/07/2017

3D fleet in shape with Ryder

Glasgow-based 3D Transport has appointed Ryder to perform all maintenance ...
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Features
03/07/2017

King concern

Fifth wheel systems that engage the trailer kingpin, as well as drawbar couplings, are simple mechanical connections. They require basic maintenance and training to use safely, but additional equipment offers extra protection. Steve Banner reports on how to maintain, specify and operate them

Too many workshop employees seem to think that the best ...
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03/07/2017

Shop solutions

Workshops may be caught between a company’s need to economise, its needs for vehicle reliability and the requirement for safety. A number of industry schemes can help, reports Peter Shakespeare
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03/07/2017

Legal update

This page is brought to you by specialist transport law firm Backhouse Jones
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03/07/2017

Introduction to cyber-security

According to the police, the typical transport and logistics business presents the ideal target profile for the cyber-criminal. Peter Shakespeare reports
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