Month: July 2016

Internet of Things and freight transport research project – participants needed

Sheffield University Management School is currently working on a research project looking to examine the use of Internet of Things (IoT) technology in freight transport operations. Sustainable freight transport is an increasingly important area of logistics. The Internet of Things (IoT) offers an opportunity to use data which can be collected from digitally connected devices … Read more

Construction News 2016 – Congratulations to FORS winners

The Construction News awards took place on Thursday 14 July, at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. The annual event celebrates projects, companies and individuals who have achieved excellence within the industry. Among those awarded on the night, CLOCS, the Construction Logistics and Cyclist Safety scheme was highly commended in the innovation category for its … Read more

LoCITY Champions shortlisted for low emissions awards

Six organisations participating in LoCity, the industry-led programme to lower emissions, have been nominated for the Low Carbon Champions Awards 2016, organised by the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP), itself a LoCITY Champion. The awards are designed to recognise those companies making outstanding contributions to the adoption of lower carbon vehicles and fuels, and reducing … Read more

June – NEW FORS bronze accreditations

Welcome and congratulations to the following companies who have become FORS bronze accredited for the first time this June. For a list of all members, please see the ‘Who’s on Board’ page of FORS online. 3Ways Railway and Construction Services Ltd ACE Haulage AJ Challinor AR Butt Transport (Gloucester) B Haulage Bains Haulage Ltd Bex Logistics … Read more