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Time for a change?

Time for a change?

The clocks changed again at 2am on October 29, 2017. This clock change or 'daylight saving' has been part of our way of life for more than 100 years. Every spring, the clocks 'spring' forward and summer hours officially begin. In the Autumn, they 'fall' back to their regular schedule. But why does daylight saving time exist?

Pallet weights: Legislation needed to prevent worker injuries

Pallet weights: Legislation needed to prevent worker injuries

Robust, accountable and industry-wide legislation on pallet weights is necessary to keep customers safe and standards high across the sector.

Seven reasons to have qualified LGV and Lift Truck Instructors in-house

Many businesses question whether to outsource the training of LGV drivers and material handling equipment (MHE) operators, or have instructors in-house. In this article I want to explain some of the benefits of in-house instructors.

Driven to distraction

Driven to distraction

As drivers, we all know the best way to drive. However, we also know that despite our best intentions, we do not always drive as safely as we could, or perhaps should.

A call to action

A call to action

If the challenges facing the road transport and logistics industry are not immediately confronted, then the sector responsible for moving 85 per cent of the UK economy will be placed in jeopardy, with thousands of jobs put at risk