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. Essex vehicle recovery firm Boleyn Recovery and Fleet Services told MT it had evidence of three London boroughs and the Metropolitan Police using non-Fors-accredited truck operators. “This practice makes the whole scheme pointless,” said director Stephen Smith, who is also president of the ATF Operators […]
Wilson James has gained Fors Champion status through development of a delivery management system that displays operators’ Fors accreditation to ensure only compliant trucks are used for delivery to construction sites.
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.
The Fors Community Partnership (FCP) has announced an immediate change to the way firms are allowed to progress through the Fors accreditation levels.