Month: January 2016

Staying Compliant

The best way to remain compliant is to ensure that all of the activities that you do at audit you do every day. Make sure that you are completing and recording your daily checks and that any reported defects are effectively managed. We check all Traffic Commissioner Applications and Decisions on a  regular basis and we … Read more

FORS Gold member Mick George’s Driver Academy continues to evolve

article3150116The Mick George Driver Academy was launched in July 2015 and has gone from strength to strength, and due to increased demand the company has invested in a dedicated vehicle specifically for training purposes.

The initiative was developed to equip new drivers with all the skills they need to ensure safe and aware driving practices that fall in line with guidelines set out by CLOCS and FORS accreditation.

For more information on training offered through FORS visit the training pages of FORS online.

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CEMEX demonstrate commitment to working with FORS operators

article2-150116Great strides were made in 2015 by CEMEX to ensure more subcontractors used by the company met the standards of the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS).

By the end of 2015, 169 subcontractors in CEMEX Logistics, covering aggregates, asphalt, bulk cement and building products, were FORS registered or accredited. While in Readymix concrete, where all the operators are independent haulier contractors (IHC), the Greater London fleet of 66 operators are all accredited.

If you are unsure about the scope of your accreditation in relation to your sub-contractor or franchise fleet, please contact enquiries@fors-online.org.uk

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FORS reaches another milestone as 400th FORS Practitioner is achieved

400th-practitioneerFORS is pleased to announce that Matt Eastwood, Logistics Manager at Glassolutions (part of the Saint-Gobain Group) this week became the 400th FORS Practitioner.

The coveted Practitioner Certificate is awarded to those who have completed all nine of the FORS Practitioner workshops. Matt completed his Practitioner certification at a workshop hosted at Glassolutions’ Rotherham site.

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