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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 […]

New training standards for tanker drivers from September

The fuel distribution sector has agreed industry-wide enhanced training and assessment standards for tanker drivers that it hopes will be used from September. The voluntary training package, approved at a recent meeting of the UK Downstream Oil Distribution Forum(DODF), will require tanker drivers to undertake up to half a days’ extra training on top of the […]

MACK: The many axles of milk transportation

When it comes to milk hauling, Gary “Mr Mack” Richards doesn’t know of any other place in the world (state, county or country!!) where bulk really means BULK like it does in the two major dairy states of the USA – Wisconsin and Minnesota. As you can see, the “milk containers” come with either 5 […]

Walmart Big Rig

Biglorryblog’s ‘Keeper of the Flame’ Martin Phippard has sent me these shots of an unusual extra-long artic run by Walmart (Canada) which has an 18.4m trailer on the back in place of the industry standard North American 53-footer (yes I know I’m going metric ‘inch-by-inch’) while the Argosy tractor up front has a drom-box on […]

Iveco looks to government for leadership on cleaner trucks and vans

Iveco’s UK MD Luca Sra has called for the UK government and European legislators to take “common-sense” steps to incentivise the purchase of cleaner, low-carbon trucks and vans. Speaking last week at Iveco’s annual ‘State of the Nation’ press event analysing the past year’s commercial vehicle registration figures, Sra argued that truck and van fleet […]

Volvo applies science to help operators with compliance

Volvo Trucks has begun 2013 with a groundbreaking multi-media marketing campaign that showcases the company’s user-friendly suite of solutions that can be used by operators to maintain compliance with O Licence regulations and thereby secure optimum OCRS scores.                         Titled ‘The Science of Compliance’, […]

Infographic: Christmas & Logistics

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