Member companies that breach Fors regulations will be punished with immediate termination from the scheme, Aecom, the company that runs it, has warned. Aecom said it had investigated hundreds of potential breaches of the scheme last year and any company bringing it into disrepute would be dealt with appropriately. Its robust stance came as Fors silver member Global Transport had its licence revoked at a public inquiry presided over by traffic commissioner Sarah Bell. She found the company, with premises […]
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.
Fors has signed up Licence Bureau, the driver licence checking service, to provide operators with a system to ensure drivers have the correct licences and qualifications.
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.