Interviews

System Training goes back to the knitting

June 30, 2014 Steve Hobson

In 2012, Bibby training subsidiary System Training recorded a shock pre-tax loss of £7.5m, pushing its parent Bibby Distribution Services (Holdings) into a £4.6m loss.In 2013, System’s operating losses were cut to a “marginal” £500,000, and in its annual report Bibby said the business was now “more streamlined and focused” and that work was continuing to return it to profit.

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Feeling the [tyre] pressure

June 26, 2014 Steve Hobson

If you’re a bit sad like me, maybe you too have been wondering why truck tyre manufacturers and others are going to so much trouble to develop tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS). TPMS has been compulsory on vans and cars for a while now, and it will come for trucks. Over the years MT has seen some ingenious and complex truck TPMS, including tiny battery powered radio transmitting tags stuck to the inside of tyres, valve mounted transmitters that send […]