ELB Partners has taken delivery of two Volvo FL 18-tonners, featuring Lawrence David XL-rated curtain-sided bodies and the firm’s highest ever specification of vulnerable road user safety kit. The silver Fors member will put the vehicles into use on its Pallet-Track work in London. Fitted with Brigade equipment, they go one better than before with a fifth camera on the driver’s side covering the blind spot. When left turn is activated the driver is shown a split view of the […]
LGV operators should not feel they are being singled out in the drive to cut cyclist deaths and injuries in London, as modifications to make construction vehicles safer are just part of a package of measures being introduced to improve cycle safety, London major Boris Johnson said on Monday (9 December).
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.
Once again the UK’s nine pallet networks bucked the general trend within logistics in 2012, delivering another year of growth. While Greece teetered on the precipice, dragging the whole eurozone deeper into its protracted economic malaise, Europe remained the focal point for many of the UK’s networks looking for the next big thing. European market leader Palletways faces competition with Pall-Ex’s ambitious European plans remaining on course despite the economic headwinds from the Continent, and Palletforce finally revealing its hand […]