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FTA welcomes launch of first freight action plan for Scotland

The Freight Transport Association welcomed the launch today (5 December) of Scotland's first Freight Action Plan. Gavin Scott, FTA's Head of Policy in Scotland said, 'It has taken two years of hard work by a multitude of interested parties to produce the Freight Action Plan and its mother document, the …

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Fortec adds another licensee to its network

Rugby-based Fortec Pallet Distribution Network has announced another new addition to its growing network of licensees. Marcus (Bradford) Ltd joined Fortec in September covering the LS (Leeds) and HG (Harrogate) postcodes. The company has over 30 vehicles and about 40 employees. A well-established business with a strong reputation for quality, …

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Excavator sales growth honoured with Queens Award

JCB's growing success at selling heavy excavators was honoured today with a national export award. JCB Heavy Products in Uttoxeter manufactures a range of tracked and wheeled excavators weighing up to 46 tonnes. Today, in front of the factory's 500-strong workforce, HM Lord Lieutenant of Staffordshire, Mr James Hawley, the …

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