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The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) Cycle Safety Team has welcomed its new Mercedes-Benz truck, supplied by Sparshatts of Kent, which will be used for the cycle safety programme – Exchanging Places.
Every year, up to 800 UK workers are injured – or worse – in accidents involving forklift trucks. In recent years, the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has highlighted management’s responsibilities – accompanied by a rise in the numbers of managers, supervisors and directors prosecuted for neglect.
Schmitz Cargobull has introduced its new own brand of temperature controlled refrigeration unit into the UK market – which is available exclusively on the manufacturer’s S.KO Cool Executive trailers.
Derrick Potter, executive chairman of Potter Logistics, started in business during 1965 with one yellow lorry and great ambitions. Fifty years later, the company operates from eight distribution centres and rail freight terminals and employs more than 300 staff – its trucks make hundreds of deliveries every day.
The chief executive of the Road Haulage Association (RHA), Richard Burnett, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Microlise Transport Conference which returns to the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on Wednesday 20th May.