The Fors Community Partnership (FCP) has announced an immediate change to the way firms are allowed to progress through the Fors accreditation levels. The move comes after it emerged that a vehicle operator was elevated from silver to gold status at the same time as its O-licence suspension was being confirmed for a series of drivers’ hours and tachograph offences. In August, an appeal against the O-licence suspension imposed on north London construction haulier J O’Doherty Haulage in March was […]
Conservative peer Lord Attlee has weighed in on the side of the logistics industry by tabling an amendment which could end the DVSA’s monopoly on HGV testing.
Booking for the Quiet Cities global summit in November is now open.
Six fuel delivery operators face further talks at Acas after tanker drivers represented by union Unite rejected proposals regarding employment security. The union, which represents some 1,200 tanker drivers will now seek further talks with DHL, BP, Wincanton, Norbert Dentressangle, Turners (Soham) and Hoyer. Delegates at the union say that while progress had been made on health, safety and training, proposals on maintaining standards, security of employment and sub-contracting did not give Unite confidence that the problems they describe as […]