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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.

The economic sustainability of shipping

The economic sustainability of shipping

In June 2012, alongside the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) represented the world’s shipowners at the United Nations ‘Rio+20’ Summit on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro.

Paul Jones, Vice President and General Manager at Lytx Europe

Driving distracted

Lorry driving is one of the most difficult professions in the world. Drivers spend many hours on the road, logging millions of miles, to make sure freight is delivered on time and – most importantly – safely.

A level playing field across freight modes would benefit the economy and society

A level playing field across freight modes would benefit the economy and society

Recent research carried out for the Campaign for Better Transport1, which used existing Government criteria, found that HGVs pay less than half of the costs associated with their activities in terms of road congestion, road collisions, road damage and pollution.