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Jul 10, 2020
Bertschi Group ‘well positioned’ for the future despite COVID-19
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Jul 9, 2020
According to new World Road Transport Organisation (IRU) research more than 3.5 million operators globally are facing unprecedented financial losses this year, as a result of transport restrictions and the overall economic downturn caused by COVID-19. Goods transport companies globally expect an average 18% decline in turnover in 2020, totalling €551 billion. The... [Read More]

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Jul 8, 2020
The Chemical Business Association’s (CBA) annual report on the performance of its road haulage, warehouse and tank farm companies, shows members recorded six transport incidents while making nearly 1.25 million journeys delivering more than three million tonnes of chemicals. The CBA Logistics Index, now in its 14th year, is based on 19 returns from haulage, warehousing... [Read More]

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Jul 8, 2020
After four months into a new ‘COVID-19 world’ its a good opportunity to reflect on just one of the many challenges Suttons successfully faced and managed over this period. Nigel Gilhooly, commercial manager at Suttons Tankers, said: “With the country in a state of trepidation, business uncertainty and personal anxiety, the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic has... [Read More]

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Jul 6, 2020
Russia’s largest manufacturer of freight cars and freight rail operator Trans-Servis has signed a contract with United Wagon Co (UWC) for the supply of 15 tank cars by the end of the year. The 15-6900-04 tank car was the first food-service car model on the Russian market having a stainless steel tank mounted on bogies with a 25 tonne increased axle load. They are designed... [Read More]

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Jul 3, 2020
Yorkshire Water’s newly converted hydrogen vehicle is claimed to be the first in the water industry. The vehicle has been converted from a standard tanker to use hydrogen dual fuel, an approach that allows fleet managers to transition more quickly to low carbon operation. Last year Yorkshire Water, in a joint statement with other UK water companies, pledged to reduce... [Read More]

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Jul 2, 2020
Wincanton has announced that Group HSQ Director, Dean Clamp will join the board of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK (CILT UK) next month. Clamp joined Wincanton in 2012 and is responsible for setting the strategy for continuous improvements in health, safety and quality. Previously he worked at DHL as Vice President for Operational Risk for... [Read More]

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Jun 30, 2020
Suttons Tankers has won a three-year contract with Ryse Hydrogen for the exclusive provision of logistics services to transport bulk hydrogen gas from the North West to the capital for Transport for London (TfL). As part of their commitment to become a zero-carbon city by 2050, TfL have purchased 20 new hydrogen fuelled buses which is a prominent move towards providing... [Read More]

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Jun 29, 2020
Abbey Logistics has added another major plastics producer to its growing list of customers in the plastics sector. The company has secured a bulk polymer distribution contract with Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) Europe, one of the leading plastics manufacturers in the world. The contract will see Abbey providing bulk polymer granule distribution services... [Read More]

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Jun 26, 2020
Suttons Tankers has revealed that last year it invested over £12 million (€13.2 million) to ensure its fleet was fully modernised, operating at optimum efficiency and at the highest levels of compliancy. This included the replacement of AdBlue, GP and fuel tanks, as well as tractor units. A few weeks ago Suttons Tankers won a significant new contract with Haltermann... [Read More]

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Jun 25, 2020
FTA’s Transport Manager conference series will be back in the autumn at 11 venues around the UK. The conferences, now in their 19th year, will once again highlight and explain key issues for anyone involved with running vehicle fleets, providing professional advice and helping them remain compliant and up to speed on the latest legislative developments. Topics to... [Read More]

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Jun 24, 2020
The European Federation of Tank Cleaning Organisations (EFTCO) has signed up as a partner for the Operation Clean Sweep (OCS) PlasticsEurope initiative. OCS is an international programme designed to prevent the loss of plastic granules (pellets, flakes and powders) during handling by the various entities in the plastics value chain and their release into the environment. Various... [Read More]

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Jun 23, 2020
FTA, the business organisation representing the logistics sector, is angry its members have been left in the dark by government for the second month in a row, as they await an announcement on how HGV MoT testing will be conducted from July. James Firth, FTA’s head of road freight regulation, has expressed dismay that businesses are still uncertain as to whether or not... [Read More]

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Jun 18, 2020
As a key player in the UK’s logistics network, TCL tankers are constantly travelling up and down the country to transport fuel, deliver food materials and complete various other operations for its rental clients across multiple industries. TCL has now partnered with Designed for Safety specialising in the supply of safety solution products across various industries.... [Read More]

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Jun 17, 2020
The International Tank Container Organisation (ITCO) has just publishing its latest technical guidelines document – Safe Entry into a Tank Container. This document provides guidance for ITCO member companies engaging in activities that require personnel to enter the interior of a tank for purposes such as inspection and maintenance. Tank entry presents inherent risks... [Read More]


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