Version four of the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors) standard has raised the bar for accredited hauliers, particularly gold operators, according to scheme director John Hix (pictured). Speaking to Motortransport.co.uk at Fors’ first annual conference at Birmingham’s National Conference Centre, Hix said: “The key changes in the new standard are some significant changes to gold. For example we have put in noise assessment, and assessment of mode shift opportunity and use of alternative fuels. “Silver operators now need reversing alarms, […]
Aggregate Industries will expect all its sub-contractors to have at least bronze level FORS accreditation by March 2018.
Industry bodies are to collaborate on a new joint initiative to promote the road haulage industry, with a focus on improving its public image and attracting more employees.