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Paragon helps transport operators combat driver shortage with resource management functionality

Paragon helps transport operators combat driver shortage with resource management functionality

Paragon has enhanced its routing and scheduling software with the introduction of resource management functionality to help fleet managers better manage utilisation of all available drivers.

Private mileage: an issue of trust

Private mileage: an issue of trust

By Scott Chesworth, operations director at RAM Tracking.

It is not uncommon for fleet drivers to keep their vehicles at home. It increases productivity by allowing drivers to begin their shift immediately, rather than spending time travelling to pick up their work vehicle.

New electric trucks from E-Force One AG receive batteries from ecovolta

New electric trucks from E-Force One AG receive batteries from ecovolta

E-Force One, the supplier of electric 18-ton class trucks worldwide, is set to begin equipping its vehicles with lithium-ion batteries from the Swiss manufacturer ecovolta.

Biffa boosts its Mercedes-Benz Econic fleet with new body variants

Biffa boosts its Mercedes-Benz Econic fleet with new body variants

Integrated waste management and recycling company Biffa has added 43 more Mercedes-Benz Econic trucks – including its first skiploaders and hookloaders based on the low-entry chassis – to the 51 it acquired in 2017-18.

Fortec signs Armed Forces Covenant to show support for veteran workers

Fortec signs Armed Forces Covenant to show support for veteran workers

The Fortec Distribution Network has become a signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant as part of its commitment to supporting military veterans.

MiX Telematics helps European client win major environmental award

MiX Telematics helps European client win major environmental award

Spain-based environmental services specialist SAV has been announced as the winner of the Public/Private Sector Cooperation Award.

Paul Elson appointed Managing Director of Palletline Logistics

Paul Elson appointed Managing Director of Palletline Logistics

Palletline has announced the board appointment of Paul Elson to head up its logistics business which consists of five companies, effective 1st May 2019.

TruTac in the driving seat as new Compliance Control software is launched at CV Show

TruTac in the driving seat as new Compliance Control software is launched at CV Show

TruTac, the tachograph and compliance software experts, launched a newly integrated product at this year’s CV Show. The redesigned TruLicence system enables operators to validate, monitor and control key driving licence and CPC compliance information.

Ford ad features Sheffield Forgemasters

Ford ad features Sheffield Forgemasters

Car giant Ford has chosen Sheffield Forgemasters’ electric arc furnace as a centrepiece location for its latest Ford commercial vehicles advert.

Hiab introduces HiVision for MULTILIFT hooklifts

Hiab introduces HiVision for MULTILIFT hooklifts

Hiab, part of Cargotec, has introduced its HiVision(TM) vision system for MULTILIFT hooklifts, to make hooklift operation easier, safer and quicker.

Clipper Logistics signs new contract with Shop Direct

Clipper Logistics signs new contract with Shop Direct

Clipper Logistics plc (‘Clipper’ or ‘the Group’), provider of value-added logistics solutions and e-fulfilment to the retail sector, has signed a new contract with Shop Direct, operator of digital retail brands Very.co.uk and Littlewoods.com, to provide returns management and pre-retail services.

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