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New digital tacograph card reader from Microlise

A unique new Digital Tachograph Card Reader from Microlise simplifies the collection of data from driver smart cards to allow subsequent analysis, storage and compliance reporting for Drivers Hours and Working Time Directives. The reader is available with both Ethernet and GRPS connectivity making it ideally suitable for remote out-bases …

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VALPAK sends UK delegation to youth Eco Parliament

For the third consecutive year, packaging compliance scheme Valpak supported a UK delegation of school children to take part in a European initiative to produce Open Letters on the environment to key stakeholder groups. A schools competition was organised by Valpak from July to October 2005 when environmental project proposals …

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SITA UK starts air quality monitoring around Seghill site

SITA UK has commissioned a specialist team from AMEC Earth and Environmental UK Ltd to undertake air quality monitoring around its Seghill landfill site. The monitoring is to take place over a minimum 7-day period starting this week at three locations at the boundary of the landfill site. Specialist sampling …

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Target Express CEO goes extra mile for charity

Petar Cvetkovic, Chief Executive Officer of leading independent express delivery company Target Express, ran the ING New York City Marathon this month, raising over £7,000 for children’s charity, 21st Century Kids. Leaving the British bonfire night celebrations behind, Petar jetted off to Manhattan to endure the twenty-six mile course on …

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New Environmentally Friendly Fortec

PALLET LICENSEE IS LEADER AS THE UK'S FIRST CARBON NEUTRAL COURIER COMPANY. A licensee with a unique difference is the latest addition to the expanding Fortec Pallet Distribution Network. For Slough-based Elite Worldwide is the UK's first Carbon Neutral and environmentally friendly courier company, combating CO2 emissions through supporting alternative …

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Critical logistics survey helps automotive firms plan for unexpected

New survey scheme identifies best strategies for emergency component shipment in the event of failure in the logistics chain Supply chains for the automotive industry are becoming increasingly long and complex as the industry reduces inventories and sources more components from low cost producers. This approach delivers inexpensive, high quality …

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Fuel Duty FTA tells Chancellor Do Not Increase

The Chancellor of the Exchequer must resist any temptation to increase fuel duty when he delivers his Pre-Budget Report on 6 December. The Freight Transport Association says that despite a recent fall in the world price of oil, the present level, at $58 to $60 a barrel, is broadly where …

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FTA Support for Bendi Lorries

The Freight Transport Association has restated its support for UK trials of longer and heavier lorries. FTA says that the growing importance of getting the very best out of our crowded infrastructure and building low carbon stamina into our economy reinforces the need for experimentation with improved ways of moving …

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6 December Big day for transport

The Chancellor’s Pre-Budget Report speech, scheduled for Wednesday 6 December, is the key element in a series of publications also targeted for on or around that date which have considerable significance for future transport operations. The Freight Transport Association will be pleased to provide information, comment or reaction on all …

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