Schmitz Cargobull’s New Cooling Unit Makes Its UK Debut With DWP & Sons.

International transport firm DWP & Sons has become the first operator in the UK to incorporate Schmitz Cargobull’s latest technology to its fleet, adding 17 new tri-axle reefers fitted with the manufacturer’s most efficient cooling unit. The new S.CU refrigeration unit is 50kg lighter than its predecessor and 10 per cent more fuel efficient, without […]

ISME Welcomes The Promise Of Defamation Reform.

– The media is but a small subset of larger defmation problems facing small business.– Retail sector being told to let thieves steal, rather than face costly defamation action.– European Court of Human Rights previously told Ireland that our defmation regime was problematic.– ISME suggest reforms be enacted to protect those with lesser means from […]

Steve Strong To Head Up MFS’s Growing Parts Business.

As part of its planned sales expansion programme, leading commercial vehicle company Marshall Fleet Solutions has announced the arrival of temperature-controlled industry specialist Steve Strong in the position of Parts Sales Manager at the Cambridge based company. In his new role at MFS, Steve is now responsible for the ‘over-the-counter’ sales of spare parts and […]

Freight Association Director General Wins Lifetime Achievement Award.

Robert Keen, director general of the British International Freight Association (BIFA), has been presented with the lifetime achievement honour at this year’s Global Freight Awards. Keen was presented with his trophy by comedian Tom Allen at a glittering awards dinner at the Lancaster Gate Hotel in London’s West End on November 14th. He joined the […]

Minister Bruton Initiates Major Review Into Ireland’s Energy Supply

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton T.D. has announced that he has received Government approval to initiate a major review into the security and sustainability of Ireland’s energy supply as we move to 70% renewables. Minister Bruton said, “As we phase out coal and peat and move towards generating 70% of […]

FTA Calls On Government To Secure The Future Of HS2.

Following uncertainty surrounding the review of HS2, FTA has today (15 November 2019) called on government to secure the future of the high-speed railway and reassure businesses of its commitment to infrastructure investment moving forwards. Alex Veitch, FTA’s Head of Multimodal Policy, commented: “FTA and its members are excited about the prospect of HS2 and […]