Bridgestone has opened a training and assessment centre at the Horiba Mira testing ground near Nuneaton to improve and accredit the skills of tyre technicians. While training courses and assessments will be chargeable, Bridgestone sales and marketing director – North Europe region John Folliss said the new centre represented a significant investment for the company and wider tyre industry. “It will not benefit us – the aim is to increase the service levels provided to fleets,” he said. “The industry […]
Average truck operating costs have risen by a massive 75% since September 2000 while reported haulage rates were only 23% higher in July 2013 than back then, new cost figures from the RHA have shown.
Tyre maker Bridgestone has become the first commercial organisation to financially back the Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme (LCRS). The partnership agreement will enable the FTA, which manages the scheme, to develop a series of annual low carbon awards and a campaign aimed at raising awareness of the business benefits for operators who join the scheme. As part of the agreement, Bridgestone will sponsor an LCRS fuel efficiency award at the FTA’s annual logistics carbon reduction conference in May 2013. Rachael […]
Bridgestone has extended its tyre supply and maintenance deal with dairy farmer co-operative Arla Foods until 2020.