Abnormal loads operator Gundel & Son Transport Services has become the 300th FORS gold member. The gold status is the top level members can achieve in the national fleet accreditation scheme, which requires firms to demonstrate significant energy savings and high operational standards. Mansfield-based Gundel & Son has been operating for more than 30 years and specialises in the transportation of abnormal loads and mechanical handling. It runs a fleet of six trucks, two vans, and 10 trailers. Kevin Gundel, […]
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.”
The DVSA is looking at the potential of an Earned Recognition process for operators.
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.