12th April 2022 The best Iveco retailer has been revealed at the company’s Dealer of the Year Awards. Meanwhile, the company has also celebrated the return of physical events with its dealer conference. The transport sector continues to face huge challenges from all directions. For example, rising fuel prices, driver shortages and border crossing delays.
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11th April 2022 A Logistics UK conference has been announced for June 2022. The in-person ‘Fleet Engineer’ event will take place at the British Motor Museum on 23 June 2022. One of the driving forces behind the return of the conference is the evolution of vehicle technology. For example, many operators are now looking at
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7th April 2022 A contract hire agreement with Fraikin has been agreed by Sterling Furniture. The six-year full-service contract ensures the operator remains a long-term Fraikin customer.  Specifically, the deal involves 12 new DAF rigids. Interestingly, each one has been fitted with connected technologies from Fraikin’s partner, Samsara. The contract with Sterling Furniture covers two
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Flat as a dinner plate.  That was the surprise on last night’s commute home – a flat tire.  An inconvenience, a hassle, and an expense, but that’s the beauty of a disposable economy – if something goes bad, we just replace it.  In the book “When Death Becomes Life” by Joshua D. Mezrich, MD, though,
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6th April 2022 Truck operator Stobart has announced it is to use science-based targets to reduce carbon emissions. As a result, the company becomes the first major UK logistics provider to use the system. In addition, the use of science-based targets pledges a commitment to sustainability across the business, says Stobart. The Science-Based Targets initiative
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Great springtime days are finally here.  Farewell to winter and hello warm weather.  Time to ride and shine from one truck wash to the next.  The salt and rocks have done plenty of damage again this year, and we are ready to do the annual repair to get all the chicken lights working again.  For
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Are your daily challenges and the current events of this world driving you up the wall?  Join the club!  Wherever you look, there’s madness in the world.  People are beginning to break under the pressure.  Many people are taking drugs or drinking to ease the pain they feel, but nothing seems to fill that hole. 
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5th April 2022 The logistics business at W. H. Bowker has grown after the company acquired two Manchester-based firms. Specifically, it has bought James Nuttel (Transport) and its MOT testing centre, Queensway Commercials. The family-owned business is based in Rochdale, Greater Manchester. As a result of the deal, the Bowker fleet is boosted by 48
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This month’s creation was ordered for Pat Lahr (30) of Lahr Bros. Trucking in Denison, IA.  The other Lahr brothers include Charlie (32), who works with Pat, and an older brother named Kelly, who is a big crane operator.  Their dad, Rick Lahr, who passed away from cancer in 2016, helped the boys get started
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Antique truck shows from all across the country unite people who have a love for trucking’s past, as well as the trucks that were a part of it.  Vintage Trucks of Florida was no exception with their 9th Annual Truck Show.  Held in Leesburg, FL on February 17-19 at Paquette’s Historical Farmall Museum, there was
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4th April 2022 Iveco has signed an MoU with Enel X to develop e-mobility for commercial vehicles in Europe. The truck manufacturer will work with Enel X on a number of different areas of future transport. For example, the collaboration will look at how e-mobility systems would work across a range of vehicles, including trucks.
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Questions about Window Tint, Inspections, Ag Exemptions & More Answered by Law Enforcement Officials Warning: Laws are subject to change without notice.  These interpretations were made on March 16, 2022. Brought to you as a public service by Ol’ Blue, USA and 10-4 Magazine.  Please submit questions to: question@askthelaw.org Q: I use my personal truck
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The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) has announced Jennifer Macalaguin as its April 2022 Member of the Month.  Jennifer is vice president of engineering at Navistar, Inc. in Lisle, Illinois.  Growing up, Jennifer loved math and science.  She was raised in the Philippines and completed an engineering degree there, then she received a scholarship in
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There are some trucks that just naturally lend themselves to chrome, customization, and personalization, and in many instances, there is even an entire culture surrounding those specific areas of trucking (think refrigerated, flatbed, bull haulers, stepdeck, etc.).  Finding polished and done-up rides in these sectors of trucking is no great challenge and, for many years,
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In the span of two weeks, we have seen the same failure on two different trucks.  These engines were different model years with different after-treatment configurations.  One had a DPF and SCR, while the other only had a DPF.  The failure is the DPF outlet cracking horizontally and vertically, resulting in large chunks of DPF
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A man can be known for the things he does and does not do.  Descriptions of what a man is like can be said, but what is most important, is how he made someone feel.  This is the story of Eric Gibbons, owner of EMH Transportation out of South Salt Lake, UT – a man
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1st April 2022 A European consortium will look into autonomous vehicle options as part of a wider logistics-based project. The group will work under the name ATLAS-L4 (Automated Transport between Logistics centres on highways, Level 4). The selection of companies includes MAN, Knorr-Bremse, Leoni and Bosch. In addition, Gernrise and BTC Embedded Systems will also be involved. Specifically, the
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31st March 2022 It’s full steam ahead for the North Yorkshire Moors project following the delivery of two 20m-long bridge sections by Collett. The pieces delivered are part of the ‘Yorkshire’s Magnificent Journey’ initiative. Specifically, the £10 million project is designed to ensure future generations can enjoy the 180-year-old-line. Collett was appointed by Volkerlaser and
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