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26/09/2017

Charlton bodies complete the package for Webster Miller

Essex-based transport operator Webster Miller has returned to Charlton Bodies for the build on its latest fleet addition, a new generation Scania rigid.

The new Scania has a 450bhp, automated transmission and full-spec R sleeper cab. Its 6x2 lift axle chassis has a custom-built, 7.5m platform body built around pressed steel with a hardwood ...
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26/09/2017

Third Actros for Ian S Roger

Scottish haulier Ian S Roger Transport has ordered a third Mercedes-Benz ...
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26/09/2017

First Volvo for Dechmont

Dechmont Forklift Trucks has taken delivery of a Volvo FE 6x2 rigid – the ...
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25/09/2017

TfL Direct Vision news

Transport for London (TfL) has released interim direct vision star ratings ...
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25/09/2017

Bill Bowker: 1935-2017

William Henry Bowker (Bill) MBE JP, the former owner of Lancashire ...
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25/09/2017

Turners picks New XF

Turners (Soham) has expanded its refrigerated fleet with 20 DAF XF ...
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25/09/2017

Fifth partner for ZF network

ZF Aftermarket has appointed Paul Clark Services as the fifth member of ...
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22/09/2017

Goodyear to buy Ventech

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has agreed to acquire tyre inspection ...
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22/09/2017

First Isuzus for Trad Midlands

Trad Midlands Scaffolding Contractor, part of the Altrad Group, has ...
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Features
01/09/2017

Piggyback problem solvers

It’s all very well having greener HGVs to deliver ‘the final mile’. But what if they can’t physically reach their destination? Brian Weatherley reports on a solution from French bodybuilder Libner

A common sight is drivers struggling with overloaded sack barrows and pallet trucks on crowded (and uneven) pavements – particularly in our older ...
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01/09/2017

The top table

A pilot test of a new type of enforcement has begun. ‘Earned Recognition’ participants will be exempted from roadside checks in return for achieving key performance indicators. Will Dalrymple looks at the detail
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01/09/2017

Levy payback

With the launch of the apprenticeship levy, the training landscape is changing. Now that the levy is operational, companies that have adopted a ‘wait-and-see’ attitude might find they need to act swiftly before a competitor steals a ...
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01/09/2017

Engine room

Steve Banner travels to Sweden to understand the rationale of Scania’s new engine launch, and the company’s vision for alternative fuels
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