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Top Quality CPC Training Courses

Driver CPC Initial Qualification Providing quality training for our Customers is always at the forefront of our minds. And as such we have created a Driver CPC Initial Qualification package to suit all of our trainees requirements. Upon booking your Driver CPC Initial Qualification with The LGV Training Company you will be sent out your […]

TIP buys the trailer rental fleet from Stockport Truck Centre

Rental company TIP Trailer Services UK has bought the trailer rental fleet of Stockport Truck Centre (STC) for an undisclosed sum. The deal for 420 trailers takes the TIP trailer fleet to more than 8,400. Commercial director Mike Furnival (pictured left) said through its FleetCare fleet maintenance programme TIP already had a good working relationship […]

Hargreaves Logistics revealed as participant in EASI-LPG trial

Hargreaves Logistics has broken cover as one of the six operators involved in a trial of a new LPG system, dubbed EASI-LPG, that could improve mpg by as much as 15%. Headed by Frome-based vehicle monitoring equipment supplier Btrack, the trial is being lead by fuel efficiency consultant Dr Michael Coyle. Based on “LPG enhancement” rather than more […]

Professional drivers support new smoking ban

Three-quarters of professional drivers support a ban on smoking in cars carrying children, a survey shows. On February 10, MPs voted overwhelmingly in favour – 376 for, 107 against. A ban is likely to come into force in England before the next general election. The TrackCompare poll, held during the week leading up to the Commons […]

Becoming an HGV Driver in 2014

If you’re returning to work this New Year with less than a spring in your step, you’re not alone. The phrase ‘New Year, New Career’ is often thrown around in January as hundreds of people nationwide reconsider their career options after a well-earned, perspective-giving break over Christmas. For those considering embarking on a new career […]

Christmas & Logistics

That’s right folks, it’s Christmas time again! We’re all busily making family plans and ordering the perfect presents, but do you ever stop to think about how the present will actually get to you? The Logistics Industry is the driving force behind Christmas, so let’s take a look at how important Logistics really is!

Future Driver Recruitment shortage

There has been much discussion in recent months about the impact of the Drivers’ CPC on the availability of drivers from September 2014. Several observers are of the view that these new training requirements will deter large numbers of drivers – particularly those aged over 60 – and that they will leave the industry rather […]

ECO Stars fuel efficiency scheme launches in York

Hauliers in York that sign up to a new scheme gauging their environmental credentials could cut costs of up to £2,300 per vehicle, according to organisers. The ECO Stars fleet recognition scheme helps fleet operators gain recognition for their commitment to improving efficiency and reducing fuel consumption. It has already been launched in south Yorkshire and Devon and in […]