FORS now has 5050 members in what is its tenth year of operation. Speaking to MT at the organisation’s annual conference held in Birmingham this week (16 October), FORS director John Hix said the scheme would reach 5,200 members by the year’s end. Hix said that there were now more members within the scheme at silver and gold level than there had ever been thanks to a culture that encourages progression. “We want operators to go from the baseline bronze level, […]
An investigation by Motortransport.co.uk has uncovered that J O’Doherty Haulage is just one of many Fors members to have had action taken against them in a public inquiry (PI) in recent times, raising further questions about the credibility of the quality benchmarking scheme.
Member companies that breach Fors regulations will be punished with immediate termination from the scheme, Aecom, the company that runs it, has warned.
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