Wimbledon, London-based haulier ELB Partners has maintained its FORS gold status for a fourth consecutive year. The Pallet-Track member runs a 40-strong fleet. It has spent around £5,000 per vehicle on additional technology to safeguard vulnerable road users. This includes includes a fifth camera on the driver’s side to remove blind spots, transparent panels behind the driver’s shoulder to improve visibility from the cab and left-turn audio to warn cyclists coming up on the inside of the vehicle if it is […]
Fors has signed up Licence Bureau, the driver licence checking service, to provide operators with a system to ensure drivers have the correct licences and qualifications.
Wolverhampton-based pallet network Pallet-Track has said its new international service in partnership with Hellmann Worldwide Logistics UK will begin operating next Monday (13 April).
Parcel carrier CitySprint saw delivery volumes drop in London during the Games. The company, which handles B2B and consumer deliveries, made 75,000 deliveries to London postcodes during the Games. This was a 12% drop in volume compared with the 16 days proceeding the event (23 June to 7 July). Patrick Gallagher, chief executive of CitySprint, suggests the threat of traffic and congestion, as well as more people working from home during the period, likely reduced demand for couriers. However, the […]