Archive for the ‘UK’ Category

  • FTA Ireland appoints VanSafe Manager

    on Jun 15, 17 • in General, Irish News, UK • with No Comments

    Freight Transport Association Ireland (FTAI) has announced the appointment of Ronan Monaghan to head up its VanSafe programme, an industry driven programme designed to raise operational standards and recognise excellence in the van industry

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  • Paragon introduces multi-skilled driver update

    on Jun 8, 17 • in General, Irish News, UK • with No Comments

    Paragon has enhanced its route optimisation software to help transport planners simplify the process of managing multi-skilled driver teams. The new functionality will allow accredited drivers to be considered for standard deliveries if spare capacity exists towards the end of the planning process.  This added flexibility will enable plans to use all available resources to increase drops per day and reduce mileage. It has been introduced in response to growing demand from delivery operations looking to differentiate their offering with a wider range of added value services, or field service companies looking to maximise use of their

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  • No stopping Lumag’s own brake pad range

    on Jun 8, 17 • in General, Irish News, UK • with No Comments

    Leading global OE manufacturer and aftermarket supplier of brake friction products Lumag has added to its own brand of brake pads, Breck. This expansion will further showcase Lumag’s leading braking technology for passenger and commercial vehicles, also increasing its car parc coverage

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  • New 2017-model DAF XF makes Tip-ex debut

    on May 25, 17 • in General, Irish News, UK • with No Comments

    Following its global introduction at the CV Show in April, DAF Trucks is showcasing the first right-hand-drive example of its new 2017 model year XF tractor unit at Tip-ex 2017 in Harrogate

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  • Volvo and Krone couple-up for anniversary truck trials

    on May 21, 17 • in General, Irish News, UK • with No Comments

    Volvo Trucks, United Kingdom and Ireland, report successful trials for a limited-edition FH16-750 after it recently pulled a new Krone Profi Liner curtainsider from Gothenburg to the tip of Scotland. Like Volvo’s FH16, the Profi Liner is specially produced to mark the 50th anniversary of Volvo’s entry into the UK and Ireland and like all Krone trailers used by Volvo for truck demonstrations and trials, the Profi Liner, loaded on this occasion with concrete blocks to a maximum 28 tonnes for the UK and 24 tonnes for the continent, proved to be as reliable as ever

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  • VisionTrack dashcam captures collision footage

    on May 18, 17 • in General, Irish News, UK • with No Comments

    Shocking new VisionTrack dashcam footage captures the moment a cyclist is knocked to the ground after being ‘doored’ by a van driver

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  • Next chooses Paragon HDX

    on May 16, 17 • in General, Irish News, UK • with No Comments

    Next has selected Paragon HDX as part of a major upgrade to its omni-channel order fulfilment solution. The modular software system will be used to enhance Next’s two-man home delivery operation, enabling the retailer to improve its customer experience while keeping a tight control over costs. Paragon HDX will provide a complete fulfilment platform to help Next to continue to push the boundaries of home delivery and introduce a host of service improvements including tighter delivery windows at point of order

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  •  French government set to introduce €40 driver fee 

    on May 16, 17 • in General, Irish News, UK • with No Comments

    The new French government’s decision to charge a €40 fee for every worker operating in France on a temporary basis and employed by a foreign company is a restrictive practice which will severely curtail the ability of UK logistics operators to work effectively in continental Europe, according to the Freight Transport Association (FTA), the UK’s largest membership association in the freight sector

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  • H Mills Transport increases fleet and fits TankGuard

    on May 15, 17 • in General, Irish News, UK • with No Comments

    TankGuard is the latest product to protect truck diesel theft from HGVs. The TankGuard fuel theft alarm will activate once the fuel cap is removed or a potential thief tampers with the truck tank

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  • Eclipse extends Jaltest to include a full feature telematics facility

    on May 10, 17 • in General, Irish News, UK • with No Comments

    Eclipse, the mulit-brand diagnostic equipment specialists, is exhibiting its Jaltest and EDIS diagnostics packages along with a new innovation, which extends Jaltest to include a full feature telematics facility

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  • Paragon transforms transport planning

    on May 4, 17 • in General, Irish News, UK • with No Comments

    Frozen Food Express (FFE), one of the largest temperature-controlled logistics operators in the US, has deployed Paragon’s route optimisation software to maximise transport efficiencies within its line haul operation. FFE is using Paragon’s integrated fleets and street level mapping solutions to transform its transport planning process, providing increased visibility of truck  movements between service centres, lowering transport costs and improving on-time deliveries by 12 percent

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  • Renault Trucks #proudprofessionals initiative

    on May 3, 17 • in General, Irish News, UK • with No Comments

    Renault Trucks is launching a new initiative that promotes and celebrates the valuable contribution made by all the skilled people who work in the commercial vehicle industry, #proudprofessionals

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  •  Matthew Clark chooses Paragon’s multi drop routing software

    on Apr 26, 17 • in General, Irish News, UK • with No Comments

    Matthew Clark, a leading nationwide drinks distributor, has teamed up with Paragon to enhance its customer experience while minimising the impact of deliveries on the environment. The company has adopted Paragon’s routing and scheduling software to manage its fleet of 225 commercial vehicles based across nine regional depots. This will ensure Matthew Clark provides a consistent and efficient delivery of drinks products, which is an essential part of the unrivalled service commitment its on-trade customers have come to depend upon

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  • Palletforce strengthens London service with third new member

    on Apr 18, 17 • in General, Irish News, UK • with No Comments

    Leading express palletised distribution network Palletforce has further strengthened its service offering across London with the addition of its third new member in as many months

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  • Petro-Canada Lubricants renews Truck Sport Bernau partnership

    on Apr 11, 17 • in General, Irish News, UK • with No Comments

    Petro-Canada Lubricants Inc., a Holly Frontier business has renewed the partnership with FIA European Truck Racing Championship team, Truck Sport Lutz Bernau

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