Transport for London (TfL) has disqualified a member of the Fors scheme for the first time: Cowan Plant of Hayes. The action came after an Industrial HGV Taskforce (IHTF) operation led to the Middlesex operator having its O-licence revoked, in addition to the company’s transport manager being disqualified indefinitely and losing her repute. TfL revealed in December 2014 that it would be taking a tough approach on those operators not complying with Fors’ terms and conditions. This followed a growing […]
Further questions about the usefulness of Fors membership have surfaced, after it emerged some public sector bodies in London do not require truck operators they subcontract to be involved in the newly privatised accreditation scheme.
Trade associations welcomed the new London Freight Enforcement Partnership launched by TfL and partner agencies earlier this week, although the RHA called on the transport body to make the results of the enforcement project more visible to the industry.
Construction companies and their hauliers have been praised for their “fantastic” response to the issue of cyclist safety by TfL freight development manager Glen Davies.