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New Chairman and Deputy take the helm at Port of Tyne

New Chairman and Deputy take the helm at Port of Tyne

Hilary Florek has been named as Chairman of the Board of the Port of Tyne, with Dr Jon Hargreaves CBE as Deputy Chairman. The appointments follow the death of the former Chairman, Sir Les Elton, in July.

Driver CPC: Skills for Logistics sets the Standard

Driver CPC: Skills for Logistics sets the Standard

In response to a need voiced by employers and providers to showcase excellent training provision, Skills for Logistics has launched the Standard of Excellence Driver CPC.

Local MP opens West Country’s first bio-gas filling station

Local MP opens West Country’s first bio-gas filling station

Bridgwater and West Somerset MP, Ian Liddell-Grainger, has formally opened the region’s first bio-gas filling station, which will supply low emission road transport fuel and support the growing battle to reduce pollution and improve air quality.

BITA welcomes leap in forklift truck sales

BITA welcomes leap in forklift truck sales

The second quarter of 2014 has seen an 18% quarter-on-quarter rise in forklift trucks sales, with 7,851 sales recorded in the three month period compared to 6,615 for the same quarter of 2013 – a total increase in sales of 1,236 trucks.

Phil Williams, Head of Shell Commercial Fleet

Shell steps up the battle against fuel card fraud

By introducing Real Time Detection technology, which can detect criminal behaviour in seconds, Shell has significantly enhanced the fraud detection capabilities of its euroShell Card.