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26/05/2017

CM Downton holds apprentice recruitment day

Transport and logistics business CM Downton is reporting another successful annual apprenticeship open day, which was held on 20 May and which was attended by more than 30 potential recruits.

This year, the company is aiming to recruit up to 20 driver apprentices, as well as 15 workshop and office-based apprentices to add to its 1,350-strong UK ...
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26/05/2017

Operator cuts emissions by 23%

Building services business Lorne Stewart Engineering has upgraded its ...
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26/05/2017

Tenens wins RoSPA Gold award

Logistics business Howard Tenens has been recognised for its group-wide ...
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25/05/2017

Five-year ban for haulier

The director of a haulage firm has been banned for five years and ...
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25/05/2017

First PostBus order for ADL

Swiss operator PostBus has ordered 19 double-decker vehicles from ...
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25/05/2017

Hybrid electric power for HGVs

Finnish companies Visedo and Sisu Auto have developed a hybrid electric ...
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24/05/2017

Gothenburg electric bus award

The ElectriCity partnership for electrified transportation in Gothenburg, ...
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24/05/2017

PRM Group buys first Volvo

PRM Group, one of Ireland's leading independent Chilled & Frozen Food ...
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24/05/2017

Farrall's hooks up with Tiger

Storage and distribution business Farrall’s Group has taken delivery of 10 ...
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Features
09/05/2017

The true cost of cutting corners when it comes to lubricant selection

A case study-led feature from Certas Energy in collaboration with Shell Lubricants puts a spotlight on the false economy that could be costing commercial fleet companies more than what they think…

A well-known, national road haulage business has saved in excess of £40-45K per year by switching their engine oil to a high performance lubricant that ...
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05/05/2017

Slow down in London

The mayor of London’s proposals to restrict the use of some N3G off-road style heavy goods vehicles in 2020 based on direct vision criteria (that still remain to be published) are too much, too soon, and he’s trying to shut down ...
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05/05/2017

The go-anywhere truck

8x4 tippers are the mainstay of the UK’s construction logistics industry. Peter Shakespeare reviews the latest options, trends and issues surrounding their specification
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05/05/2017

The search for space

Two separate trends, both aimed at increasing trailer volume – greater length in the longer semi-trailer trial, newly extended to 2027, and greater height in new double-deck trailer models – are providing ways to improve haulage ...
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