RGVA offers vinyl wrapping, graphic applications, signwriting and vehicle branding services for trucks and trailers for companies right across the UK. If you know how to get the best results, the world of vehicle branding is full of exciting opportunities – particularly for businesses. For all contact details click here – https://rgva.co.uk/contact/  

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In response to the recent terror attacks that have seen vehicles used as weapons across the UK and Europe, FSDF member RTITB has launched a new Master Driver CPC course, Counterterrorism Measures for the Professional LGV Driver. As of October 2018, the threat level of terrorism in the UK, has been set by the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre and the Security Service (MI5) at “severe”, meaning that an attack is “highly likely”.   “Although statistically the risk of incident is relatively […]

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FSDF member Narrow Aisle Ltd – manufacturer of the Flexi range of articulated forklift truck-based intralogistics solutions – is experiencing unprecedented levels of demand for its range of short-term rental (STR) trucks.  “Customers who operate warehouses feel they need to bolster their material handling fleets with extra vehicles to cope with the additional goods they are storing on behalf of companies that are stockpiling products to ensure their business is not affected by possible future customs or port delays,” says Narrow […]

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Continental cheese and charcuterie importer Pimpernel Wharf is celebrating its most successful Christmas ever since joining the range of big brands at FSDF member Fowler Welch’s Nuneaton distribution centre. The multi-award winning chilled logistics specialist has taken control of Pimpernel Wharf’s chilled storage, picking and distribution to the major retailers and wholesalers across the country. The three year contract will see between 3-400 pallets stored on-site at any given time, with a total throughput of two million cases per year. […]

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Entries are open for the Talent in Logistics Awards 2019. Talent in Logistics supports and celebrates the 2.2million+ logistics, transport and warehousing employees that keep the logistics sector running. The awards, which are free to enter, will see a number of new additions to this year’s categories, not only celebrating the individuals that contribute to the industry operationally, but the teams and strategies that successfully develop talent to drive the industry forward. New Categories include Innovation in Recruitment, Excellence in […]

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With essential Christmas goods to transport up and down the country and people to carry home for the festive break, commercial vehicle operators don’t get many days off the road. For businesses like yours, it’s essential to have access to your operator licence when our offices are closed or there’s a reduced service. That’s why over 1000 operators logged on to access their digital licence record on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. 54 operators started […]

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FSDF member and Yorkshire-based cold storage and transport business The Reed Boardall Group Limited has once again achieved strong results despite operating in a highly competitive market with rising costs. The company grew turnover to £61.6m in its last financial year (ending 31 March 2018), a 2.3% rise in revenues from £60.2m last year. Boroughbridge-based Reed Boardall, one of the best-known names in temperature controlled logistics for the last 25 years, was also able to continue its consistent, steady performance […]

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Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency as from Tuesday 29 January 2019, the way they take roadside payments will change. Instead paying by chip & PIN, fixed penalties will now be paid using a secure payment portal. How it works Once a member of our enforcement staff issues you with a fixed penalty: You will be asked to provide an email address or telephone number for either yourself or a nominated payee. An email or text with a unique code and […]

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FSDF member, Industry-leading safety technology coupled with impressive fuel-efficiency and strong residual values persuaded high-profile temperature-controlled distribution specialist Samworth Brothers to place a prestigious fleet order with Mercedes-Benz. The Leicester-based operator’s 18 new tractor units  supplied by East Midlands Dealer Mertrux Truck & Van. All are Actros 2545 models with flat-floored StreamSpace cabs, Safety Packs, and optional, fuel-saving Predictive Powertrain Control (PPC) systems. Samworth Brothers trialled a variety of demonstration units, including Actros models powered by 330 kW (450 hp) […]

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