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, […]
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.
Wimbledon, London-based haulier ELB Partners has maintained its FORS gold status for a fourth consecutive year.
Transport for London (TfL) has released its Olympic Freight Journey Planner, to help operators navigate the disruption London 2012 will bring this summer. The Pie Mapping developed planner calculates the most appropriate route for operators to take during the Games period based on the date and time of day and the vehicle’s dimensions. Although free to all, the journey planner offers further functionality to members of TfL’s Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme. This includes the ability to save your routes, chosen […]