Materials and construction firm Tarmac has retained its FORS accreditation, allowing it to continue auditing its entire UK and subcontractor fleet. Tarmac was the first operator to win FORS whole-fleet accreditation in 2014. It currently has more than 1,800 vehicles in its fleet that are FORS accredited. Sean McGrae, Tarmac’s senior national transport manager, said: “We’re delighted to retain our whole fleet accreditation from FORS which highlights our ongoing commitment to improving safety and environmental levels across both our own […]
Sir Peter Hendy, commissioner at TfL, opened the fourth meeting of the Construction Logistics and Cycle Safety (Clocs) initiative with an admission: “I did not expect this activity to grow as quickly as it has.” He added later in his keynote speech: “You all work on relatively thin margins but you’re bursting with ideas about how to make things safer.”
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.
The Fortec Distribution Network has become an associate member of the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors), TfL’s London-based accreditation scheme.