Friday 20 October 2017

PPL upgrades vehicle fleet with CCTV and side sensors

An award-winning logistics firm, and member of the Pall-Ex network, is investing in a raft of new safety measures across its entire fleet. London-based Premier Palletised Ltd (PPL)…

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Creating a connected logistical network

Tom Blackie, head of automotive at RealVNC, says commercial fleets are increasingly embracing technologies pioneered in the IT industry to navigate the challenges ahead A number of recent…

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RHA secures HMRC concession on overnight allowances

The Road Haulage Association (RHA) says it has won what it has called a significant concession from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) on the process by which truck…

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International transport faces Brexit ‘cliff-edge’

In order to assure the continued smooth running of international transport operations, the UK has until March 2019 to either create the infrastructure that will allow it to…

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Don’t let your cash flow keep you stuck in the slow lane

Rob Mercer, senior regional director at Ashley Finance, makes the case for invoice financing as a means of keeping fleets rolling The transport industry in the UK has…

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Diesel Technic extends DT Spare Parts range for LCV

Diesel Technic UK & Ireland Ltd, a subsidiary of the Diesel Technic Group, has announced an extension of its light commercial vehicle (LCV) aftermarket spare parts range. The…

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Scania rolls out latest new generation chassis and cabs

VW subsidiary Scania has rolled out the next phase of its new generation trucks – with the launch of construction and heavy-duty chassis, and the full range of…

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To Brexit and beyond

Researcher and supply chain risk expert David Hogarth discusses the challenges fleet operators could face after Brexit in recruiting and retaining drivers from the EU The government has…

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New engine for refreshed DAF LF

Paccar subsidiary DAF has revamped its British-built LF light/medium-weight truck with a new 3.8-litre engine which is says is ideal for light urban distribution applications. Trucks fitted with…

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Pall-Ex welcomes five new members

Palletised freight network Pall-Ex has announced further expansion with the addition of five fleet operators to its UK membership. Baytree Transport, based in Berkshire, will cover locations in…

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