FORS has held its fees at the same level for the third year in a row. Membership, subscription and audit fees will remain unchanged for the best practice accreditation scheme. “FORS is really gaining traction with operators up and down the UK,” said John Hix, its director. “Over two-thirds of our membership is outside of the M25… It proves to me that the fundamental FORS message of operational best practice resonates with operators regardless of their location and irrespective of […]
TfL has revealed that consultancy group Aecom is to run Fors on a five-year concession-style contract that will see the best practice scheme taken national.
TfL has done well to minimise compliance costs under the Safer Lorry Scheme but ultimately the initative remains misguided, the FTA has said.
An investigation by Motortransport.co.uk has uncovered that J O’Doherty Haulage is just one of many Fors members to have had action taken against them in a public inquiry (PI) in recent times, raising further questions about the credibility of the quality benchmarking scheme.