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. In an announcement today, TfL confirmed Aecom would run the accreditation scheme on a five-year basis as a concessionaire. There is an option to extend the deal by two years through to 2022. The deal will see Aecom, which previously delivered the Freight Best Practice scheme for DfT, working in partnership with the CILT and […]
London mayor Boris Johnson’s plans to force the retrofitting of larger windows in HGV cab near-side doors have been attacked as a step too far that risks further damaging the image of road transport.
Operators joining newly privatised Fors later this month will pay from £485 up to an eye-watering £11,250 in annual fees to be part of the benchmarking and safety initiative.
Despite walking away from contracts and uncertain container volumes, Wincanton’s half year results recorded a 52% jump in pre-tax profit. Motortransport.co.uk talks to CEO Adrian Colman.