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17/08/2018

JMC Scotland lifts versatility with Cartwright machine carrier

Powered access platform provider JMC Scotland has taken delivery of its first trailer from Cartwright, a bespoke machine carrier to transport a range of plant equipment, telehandlers and machinery across the UK.

Designed to cope with the demands of JMC’s operation, the trailer has a ventilated beavertail design to improve aerodynamics and improve ...
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17/08/2018

LSS Waste expands with Scania

Leeds-based LSS Waste Management is expanding its fleet with the arrival ...
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17/08/2018

Operator benefits with Canter

Durham Render Centre has replaced a six-year-old Fuso Canter with another ...
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16/08/2018

UK technicians in Brazil final

A team of technicians from the Thurrock dealership of MC Truck & Bus has ...
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16/08/2018

Bosch parts from Imperial

Parts distributor Imperial Engineering is now offering Bosch components ...
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16/08/2018

Fife haulier awaits Actros1

Robert Summers Transport is looking forward to taking delivery of one of ...
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15/08/2018

Unipart Group picks Microlise

Manufacturing, consultancy and logistics business Unipart Group has ...
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15/08/2018

Volvo FH tanker for RTS

Waste management and drainage business RTS Contractors has taken delivery ...
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15/08/2018

Kinesis delivers for courier

Yorkshire-based operator Dave Kirby Couriers has implemented vehicle ...
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Features
03/08/2018

Training - After the levy

Employers from all corners of industry have lambasted the apprenticeship levy standard introduced in April 2017 as being unfit for purpose; it has resulted in a 24% year-on-year drop in people starting apprenticeships. Yet many major CV fleets are finding that the new regime – though by no means perfect – is working well for them, as Steve Banner ... » Read More

03/08/2018

Want to be a transport manager

There are several routes to becoming a transport manager. While the only legal requirement is a Certificate of Professional Competence, there is a growing focus on continued vocational development, discovers Kevin Swallow
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03/08/2018

Tyre training day

A new purpose-built training centre set up by Bridgestone in Nuneaton is playing a key role in implementing irtec tyre accreditation for HGV and PSV technicians, finds Steve Banner
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03/08/2018

Urban trucks & Direct Vision

TfL has softened its original hard line on its Direct Vision Standard (DVS) for HGVs. Will Dalrymple explains the detail
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