Transport for London (TfL) has disqualified a member of the Fors scheme for the first time: Cowan Plant of Hayes. The action came after an Industrial HGV Taskforce (IHTF) operation led to the Middlesex operator having its O-licence revoked, in addition to the company’s transport manager being disqualified indefinitely and losing her repute. TfL revealed in December 2014 that it would be taking a tough approach on those operators not complying with Fors’ terms and conditions. This followed a growing […]
Palletways has become the first pallet network to achieve Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) accreditation for its Owned Member Depots business. FORS is a voluntary certification scheme aimed at ensuring fleet operators in London maintain high standards, it includes the fitting of cycle-safety equipment and training as one of its components. Palletways has received bronze level accreditation across its network of owned operation sites. “We will be making full use of the accreditation and access to materials to further enhance […]
Aztek Logistics has retained the FORS Gold standard for the fifth consecutive year.
Accreditation scheme FORS “isn’t fit for purpose”, with auditing processes that are no longer thorough enough, according to the traffic commissioner for the West of England, Kevin Rooney (pictured).