The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) has partnered with charity Mates in Mind to improve the mental health of its workforce and members. Mates in Mind was established to tackle the challenges of mental ill-health specifically within the construction sector, but the tie-up comes amid plans to expand the support and services it offers to incorporate transport and logistics companies. Explained Martin Lockham, growth development manager at Mates in Mind: “After our successes within the construction sector, providing organisations with […]
Cemex, which has been shortlisted for the Motor Transport Safety in Operation award, has achieved Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors) gold status for its national fleet.
Palletways has become the first pallet network to achieve Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) accreditation for its Owned Member Depots business. FORS is a voluntary certification scheme aimed at ensuring fleet operators in London maintain high standards, it includes the fitting of cycle-safety equipment and training as one of its components. Palletways has received bronze level accreditation across its network of owned operation sites. “We will be making full use of the accreditation and access to materials to further enhance […]
TfL has been criticised by the FTA for introducing a number of significant changes to the cyclist safety equipment requirements under its Fors accreditation scheme without a consultation or a formal announcement.