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Citroën reveals 2022 updates to Relay van range

19th October 2021

Citroën UK has updated its popular Relay van range for 2022. Relay is the largest model in Citroën’s Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) line-up. Citroën Relay now features two new Euro 6.3 Diesel e...

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Freight exchange app to help haulage operators work better together

19th October 2021

One of the UK’s largest online freight exchange platforms, Returnloads (part of the Mandata Group), has launched a new smartphone app enabling its members to work in a more integrated way across its t...

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Transport Minister hails start of COP26 electric bus tour from London to Glasgow

19th October 2021

Transport minister Trudy Harrison MP (Mon 18th Oct) has signalled her support for a unique electric bus tour from London to Glasgow to celebrate low carbon energy and transport projects that are tra...

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Alcohol and drug misuse – is it time to test your workforce?

19th October 2021

The full implications of the COVID-19 pandemic will take many more months, if not years, to play out. One of the many worrying consequences is that the restrictions and lockdowns have left a legacy of ...

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Driver shortage: Government extends cabotage rights

18th October 2021

The Government is hoping to ease pressure on the country’s supply chains caused by the driver shortage by temporarily extending so-called ‘cabotage’ rights. The Department for Transport (DfT) pro...

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Scania has launched a three-axle LNG tractor unit

15th October 2021

Scania has further extended its portfolio of dedicated gas-fuelled trucks with the introduction of a 6×2/2 LNG (liquified natural gas) tractor unit.  Equipped with a lightweight Hendrickson centre...

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Are women the future of trucking?

15th October 2021

Jodi Smith is a Class 2 truck driver for JMS Powered Access. She has been driving trucks since 2016 and is an advocate for female drivers. Famed for her pink cab, Jodi is determined to share the realities ...

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Nottingham transport firm joins Palletways network

14th October 2021

Haulage operator, D&D Transport in Nottingham, has joined Palletways, Europe’s largest and fastest growing express palletised freight network and part of the Imperial Group. The company, which operates a ...

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Octopus Electric Vehicles rolls out Jaama Key2

14th October 2021

Octopus Electric Vehicles has implemented Jaama’s Key2 asset management software to manage the day-to-day running of its EV salary sacrifice and business contract hire fleet. Octopus Electric Vehicl...

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BIFA set to play key role at Multimodal 2021

14th October 2021

A major new attraction at the forthcoming rescheduled (19-21 October 2021) Multimodal Exhibition and Conference will be the British International Freight Association’s Freight Forwarders Village, ...

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