Boston BC chooses SFS as ‘most cost-effective’ for maintenance contract

Boston Borough Council has awarded specialist Fleet Services a seven-year maintenance contract. As part of the agreement, SFS is making a considerable investment into the local community by creating a brand-new workshop for the authority.

Barry Sheerman MP and Dr. Adam Read OWL Midlands Digital

OWL Midlands Digital paves a new path for waste and logistics operators

The team behind OWL hosted OWL Midlands Digital event, on 12 November, with over 100 attendees. Keeping connected is a strong element of the waste, transport and logistic industry, which OWL (Optimised Waste and Logistics) bring together to develop genuinely…

Amazon’s first custom electric van plans for 100,000 vehicle fleet – everything you need to know

Amazon has just revealed the first of its planned custom electric delivery vehicles, complete with built-in Alexa, expected to be delivering packaged within a year. The company plans to have 100,000 on the road by 2022, and 100,000 by 2030.…

Camera monitoring significantly improves safety of HGV driving, study shows

A new study by computer scientists and driving psychologists from the University of Nottingham has shown that HGV drivers drive much more safely when camera in their cab monitors their behaviour. Data collected before and after the installation of unobtrusive…

FORS member Emily Collins from MEMS Power Generation has become the 2,000th qualified FORS Practitioner.

FORS Practitioner status has become the benchmark for road transport management training, with its popularity leading to the 2,000th qualified FORS Practitioner milestone.

Speedy services drives safety and insurance improvements with VisionTracks’s video telematics

Speedy Services, the UK’s leading tools and equipment hire company, has improved road safety, reduced fleet insurance fraud and dramatically cut claims costs using video telematics.

Cambridgeshire company struck by Volvo’s fuel-saving capabilities

The Cambridgeshire-based company, G Webb Haulage, has purchased its first Volvo truck since 2011. Its brand-new Volvo FM 8×4 rigid with lifting rear axle, unique to Volvo Trucks, has already impressed the haulage company with its fuel-saving capabilities.

UPS converts 10% of its global fleet to alternative cleaner fuels

UPS, the largest freight company in North America, has made the switch to cleaner fuels for 10% of its global fleet, with the aid of Kansas City Regional Clean Cities, and the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Diesel Emissions Reduction Act…