Over 400 delegates gathered at Nottingham University for the 2013 Microlise Transport Conference to hear a diverse mix of speakers – introduced by FairFuelUk spokesman Quentin Willson – discuss topics ranging from compliance and enforcement to using technology to improve operational efficiency. Setting the scene, RHA chief executive Geoff Dunning said that in April 2012 there were 84,000 O-licences in the UK, down 20% in a decade, and there were 342,000 LGVs on UK roads, down 10% over 10 years. […]
UK and Irish governments are set to meet next month to discuss cabotage regulations after intense lobbying from Irish hauliers. For years hauliers in both countries have delivered trailers to ports, where they were collected for inward delivery by a driver working in that country. This practice falls foul of cabotage rules introduced in 2010 which say that an international driver can only carry out three domestic jobs within seven days once he has delivered his load. The dropped trailers […]
Transport Exchange Group now offers compatibility with 10 telematics software providers, something it claims will provide visibility and control for both in-house and sub-contractor fleets.