Further questions about the usefulness of Fors membership have surfaced, after it emerged some public sector bodies in London do not require truck operators they subcontract to be involved in the newly privatised accreditation scheme. Essex vehicle recovery firm Boleyn Recovery and Fleet Services told MT it had evidence of three London boroughs and the Metropolitan Police using non-Fors-accredited truck operators. “This practice makes the whole scheme pointless,” said director Stephen Smith, who is also president of the ATF Operators […]
TfL is to step away from the day-to-day running of the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors) and bring in a private party on a commercial basis, in a move that suggests operators will soon face a fee to be part of the initiative.
Member companies that breach Fors regulations will be punished with immediate termination from the scheme, Aecom, the company that runs it, has warned.
Wilson James has gained Fors Champion status through development of a delivery management system that displays operators’ Fors accreditation to ensure only compliant trucks are used for delivery to construction sites.