Accreditation scheme FORS “isn’t fit for purpose”, with auditing processes that are no longer thorough enough, according to the traffic commissioner for the West of England, Kevin Rooney (pictured). Rooney’s comments at a recent compliance conference in Somerset appeared to reveal frustration among the traffic commissioners at FORS member companies attending public inquiries with inadequate auditing procedures. Rooney said: “FORS, as it is currently put together, isn’t fit for purpose. It is not doing what it was meant to do. […]
The FTA has had its Truck and Van Excellence audits approved by TfL as meeting the latter’s work-related road risk (WRRR) requirements, a status previously held only by Fors.
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 […]
Airdrie-based housing contractor, Insulated Render Systems (IRS) has told its haulage suppliers that they will need to gain FORS Silver accreditation.