John Parry (pictured), Society of Operations Engineers (SOE) fellow and former IRTE director, has died at the age of 76. Most recently chair of the IRTEC steering group and SOE board member, Parry was a major influence on the SOE’s industry standard irtec initiative by instigating its relaunch in 2011. It gave technicians recognition for their capabilities and changed the face of vehicle maintenance. Parry had also been an IRTE Services board member. In 2006, he won Motor Transport’s Service […]
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Stobart Energy has given a thumbs up to Bridgestone’s 24/7 fleet service network which has recently delivered a record breaking breakdown response in the first quarter of the year.
Developer Panattoni is to speculatively develop a 515,000sq ft warehouse in Derby, with construction beginning this month.