Industry News

Sponsored: Bandvulc delivers sterling service for MC Rental

November 30, 2020 Sponsored Support

  Bandvulc transforms tyre service standards for major commercial vehicle rental firm Fleet of more than 2,500 vehicles wholly monitored and managed by Conti360 Fleet Solutions through national service network Communication key to success for MC Rental, via key account contact, online platform and holistic management of processes Combination of Bandvulc, Continental and Uniroyal tyres fitted to a wide-ranging mix of vehicles For commercial vehicle rental firm, MC Rental, Bandvulc has proven to be the perfect fit. Their decision to […]

Awards

Meet the 2020 MT Awards winners – Safety in Operation sponsored by VisionTrack

November 30, 2020 Admin Support

In 2019 Bibby Distribution had its safest year on record as a result of the cultural shift that has instilled ‘safety first’. Bibby’s 2019 achievements included reducing accidents by a third and recording its lowest-ever number of lost-time and reportable incidents. While the target reduction was 10%, reportable incidents were actually reduced by 36% and lost-time accidents by 39%. A manual handling training course was completed by 70 trainers and incidents were down 10%. Slips, trips and falls have reduced […]

Viewpoint

Apprenticeships DO work for HGV driver training

November 30, 2020 Admin Support

Throughout this Covid-19 pandemic the logistics sector has demonstrated the valuable role it plays in enabling this country to function. But is has failed to address the long-term shortage of LGV drivers, estimated at around 50,000, which will have a serious impact on our economy.