Blog articles about Compliance

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You're invited!

Posted by AndrewT on 26th Aug 2015

From container to customer, customer experience and compliance matters - Transforming customer experience and safeguarding compliance whilst increasing profitability - myth or new reality? Descartes … Read more
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Volumetric vehicle exemption loophole to close?

Posted by AndrewT on 17th Aug 2015

There is growing support to bring ten vehicle exemptions into the O-licensing scheme. It is estimated that this could affect around 40,000 goods and engineering plant vehicles and require them to pass … Read more
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Off the rails and off the road

Posted by AndrewT on 10th Jul 2015

The boss of a Newhouse haulage firm has been given a two-year industry ban after an investigation and public inquiry into drivers’ practices. Scotland’s Traffic Commissioner, Joan Aitken, said the op … Read more
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82% unaware of corporate manslaughter legislation

Posted by AndrewT on 26th Jun 2015

Van fleet operators need to be made more aware of corporate manslaughter legislation and how it could apply if the working condition of their vehicles were suspect or their drivers’ did not hold a val … Read more
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Compliance vs. Optimising Efficiency

Posted by AndrewT on 15th May 2015

Compliance management practices can transform the customer experience. Techniques for optimising road transport operations have become critical in meeting the increasing demands of customs and reduci … Read more
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New DVSA Guide to Load Security

Posted by AndrewT on 22nd Apr 2015

Load security should be of primary concern for all commercial road transport operators. Effective load securing prevents goods from falling onto roads and ensures that the goods arrive undamaged. Thi … Read more
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Free Guide to GB Domestic Drivers' Hours Rules

Posted by AndrewT on 21st Apr 2015

Download our free guide to GB Domestic drivers' hours. If you want help in managing your compliance with drivers’ hours (EU or GB) see Smartanalysis, the leading tachograph analysis and compliance man … Read more
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Undercover police HGV film HGV driver offences

Posted by AndrewT on 9th Apr 2015

North Yorkshire Police officers driving an un-liveried HGV drove alongside HGVs and found that almost ten per cent of the HGV drivers observed were committing offences. 86 offences were recorded agai … Read more