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Flemings of Rosyth celebrate 50 years in business

Currently marking its 50th year in business, Fife-based, removals, storage and distribution specialists, Flemings of Rosyth Ltd. has taken delivery of its first new Volvo trucks in 20 years.

The two FL-210 12-tonne rigids were supplied by Scott Mill…


HGV speed limit could be increased after A9 trial

The speed limit for HGVs on single carriageways is 40mph

Speed limits for lorries could be increased on roads across Scotland after a trial on sections of the A9 between Inverness and Perth.
Transport Minister Humza Yousaf said yesterday that he wo…


Snippets of News from the Shipping, Road Freight and Logistics Supply Chain This Week

Some Items of News You may Have Missed FINLAND – Following the acquisition of Visedo Oy[1] by the Danish Danfoss Group[2] in November last year, the engineering team has been awarded this year’s Finnish Engineering Award[3] in recognition of the team’s…


UK logistics sector urges government to invest in road infrastructure

©Robert Chlopas

By Alexander Whiteman[1]
Government must invest in the UK’s road infrastructure if it intends to improve the operating environment for the country’s logistics sector.
This was one of the core concerns of respondents to the F…


Shocking moment white van driver barges HGV off packed dual carriageway

A SHOCKING video shows the moment a white van driver barged an HGV off a packed dual carriageway.
The incident happened as vehicles tailgated each other on the Edinburgh city bypass during the rush hour.

The van driver fails to notice that traffic ahe…


White van prang: Driver suddenly swerves into the path of an HGV and knocks it on to hard shoulder of busy dual …


The incident happened on the A720 Edinburgh bypass late last month
Dashcam offotage shows one van swerving from its lane and hitting a HGV
Road safety campaigners condemned the van driver for the way he was driving  




Shortbread company among first to take advantage of rail freight service

WALKERS Shortbread will be among the first customers to use a new rail freight service between Mossend in Lanarkshire and the quayside at Liverpool, which has been launched by Peel Ports and DB Cargo UK.Peel Ports, which owns Clydeport, said the servic…


Rocket 'fired from a car at cyclists' on a notorious Cambridge road in a catalogue of attacks

A rocket was fired from a car at cyclists and pedestrians according to a shocking list of attacks kept by residents on a notorious Cambridge road.
Frightened but “defiant” residents have reported a long list of incidents including deliberate dangerous …