Boughey Distribution Invests In Trailer Telematics For Entire Fleet.

Boughey Distribution, part of NWF Group, is rolling out Michelin’s EffiTrailer telematics system across all 236 trailers in its fleet. The move follows a trial organised by local Michelin advocate dealer Quinton Tyres, which demonstrated the potential for the technology to make further improvements to the safety and efficiency of the fleet. The Nantwich-based logistics […]

FTA Chosen To Advise On Northern Ireland Brexit Preparations.

The Department for Exiting the European Union has announced today (26 June 2019) that Seamus Leheny, Policy Manager for Northern Ireland at FTA, has been selected to become a member of the Business and Trade Union Alternative Arrangements Advisory Group. Mr Leheny commented: “As the organisation representing the logistics sector, it is essential FTA’s voice is included […]

Four In A Row: Back To Back TCS&D Award Wins For Gray & Adams.

Gray & Adams’ position as the UK’s leading supplier of temperature-controlled semi-trailers and rigid vehicle bodywork has been proven for the fourth year running. On Tuesday evening (25 June 2019) at the East of England Arena in Peterborough, Gray & Adams won the Innovation Award for the second year running and Refrigerated Trailer of the […]

IOSH Brings In Bibby Distribution’s Head Of SHEQ To Lead On Logistics Safety.

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has appointed Bibby Distribution’s Andrew Mawson as Chair of its Logistics and Retail Group. The role will fit alongside the 53-year-old’s current position as Head of Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) at Bibby Distribution, and will see him steer a committee representing more than 1,300 IOSH […]

Prohire Wins ‘Rental And Contract Hire Company’ At The TCS&D Awards.

Commercial vehicle contract hire and fleet management company, Prohire Limited has scooped the top prize for rental and contract hire in the temperature-controlled sector at the TCS&D Awards. At a black-tie ceremony at the East of England Arena and Events Centre, Andrew Morley, Prohire’s Group Sales Director along with Maria D’Andrea, National Sales Manager – […]

Business Growth Catalyst For Oakland Distribution Launch.

Growth has triggered specialist multi temperature supply chain operator and responsible family business, Oakland International, to launch a new division, Oakland Distribution. With a fleet ranging from 44T articulated vehicles and 26T rigid to vans, all with multi-temperature capability, Oakland now has complete supply chain control on a number of its delivery destinations. Oakland International […]

Brexit Contingency Plans Not Up To Scratch.

RHA chief executive, Richard Burnett has responded to the ministerial statement on EU exit preparedness which focuses on the movement of ‘category 1’ goods such as medicines. He said that ‘no-deal’ plans still need significant improvement, warning that firms moving goods across borders still don’t know what’s expected of them. He called on the government […]

Nominations Now Open For Van Excellence Awards 2019!

Are you a van operator committed to driver wellbeing, compliance, safety and innovation? If so, make sure you enter the 2019 Van Excellence Honours Lunch for your chance to be recognised as an industry leader in your field of expertise, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Vans. To be held at a lunch at the Hyatt Regency Hotel […]