Palletways has become the first pallet network to achieve Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) accreditation for its Owned Member Depots business. FORS is a voluntary certification scheme aimed at ensuring fleet operators in London maintain high standards, it includes the fitting of cycle-safety equipment and training as one of its components. Palletways has received bronze level accreditation across its network of owned operation sites. “We will be making full use of the accreditation and access to materials to further enhance […]
London mayor Boris Johnson’s plans to force the retrofitting of larger windows in HGV cab near-side doors have been attacked as a step too far that risks further damaging the image of road transport.
DHL has signed a deal with sporting event company Threshold Sports to be the official freight transportation for Deloitte’s Ride Across Britain, a 969 mile cycling race from Land’s End to John O’Groats.
The RHA and FTA have warned that hauliers operating under the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) face extra costs and unnecessary legislation if proposed changes go ahead.