FORS has joined forces with Network Rail to try to drive down the number of bridge strikes by HGVs. The scheme is encouraging members to heed warnings over the issue and avoid putting their operator licences at risk. As Network Rail revealed that bridges are struck by HGVs an average of five times every day across the UK, FORS director John Hix warned: “Traffic Commissioners are able to initiate proceedings against operators whose drivers’ strike bridges, with public inquiry results […]
Abbey Logistics has extended its contract with British Sugar to provide bulk movements across the country.
Marks & Spencer has reported significantly reduced lead times and shipping costs in the last year after adopting a new optimisation system from EV Cargo Technology.
Jaupt has had its contract to manage the Driver CPC extended by two years. A spokesperson for the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), formerly Vosa and the DSA, confirmed that a tendering process for the future management of training and accreditation services had begun earlier this year as the contract was set to expire in April 2014. “However, following DSA’s merger with Vosa to become DVSA, the new agency needs to look at the work that is being brought […]