Traffic commissioner (TC) for the South East Nick Denton has issued Lloyd Fraser with a formal warning, after an investigation into driver card discrepancies at the company. At a public inquiry held in Eastbourne earlier this month, the TC was told that there had been a failure by the Rugby-based tanker and general haulier to compare the vehicle unit with the driver card data. This resulted in significant instances of driving without a card inserted going undetected. On occasions, drivers […]
Traffic commissioner (TC) Nick Jones is to become the first full time TC for Wales.
Lloyd Fraser Group has placed a 55-truck order with rental firm Ryder following a major 3PL contract win with an undisclosed fashion retailer. The order comprises 45 rigids – 16 Daf LF 7.5-tonners and 29 CF 18-tonne box trucks – which will be used on multi-drop delivery work, as well as 10 Renault Premium 44-tonne tractor units, which will be used on overnight trunking runs to the company’s five hubs. Ryder won the contract following a competitive tender, and Lloyd […]
Stagecoach director Will Whitehorn will take over senior traffic commissioner Beverly Bell as the president of the CILT later this year.