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Ten top tips to keep HGV drivers and their loads safe this winter

Ten top tips to keep HGV drivers and their loads safe this winter

™ slogan, to encourage HGV operators to remember that added pressures are applied to load management when the weather is wet and the roads potentially icy or bearing snow.  Gauntlet has a top 10 tips to help steer lorry and van operators through the winter, without the legal and insurance implications that can result if a load is spilled, or risky and negligent behaviour is witnessed in and around the vehicle.  1. Pay added attention to braking impacts Those loading HGVs...

Calor showcases alternative fuel offering at 2018 Freight in the City Expo

Calor to showcase alternative fuel offering at 2018 Freight in the City Expo

Calor promoting its alternative fuel offering for freight operators looking to meet the ambitions of the government’s recently launched Road to Zero strategy.

DPD opens the UK's first all-electric parcel depot in central London

Plans for a further seven all-electric depots in the capital also announced

Descartes provides Tyres On The Drive self-scheduling solution

Descartes provides Tyres On The Drive with dynamic appointment self-scheduling solution

n The Drive’s fleet and technicians.“To enhance our customers’ experience, we wanted to offer them the ability to self-select their appointment, but base options presented on specific business parameters that enable us to operate as efficiently as possible,” said Ray Fernandez, CEO at Tyres On The Drive. “We deployed Descartes’ solution because of its proven ability to interact with the customer during the buying process to provide optimised, real-time appointment booking.”Tyres...

Combilift delivers 100th forklift to Eddie Stobart

Combilift has delivered its 100th Aisle Master articulated forklift to Eddie Stobart.