How safe is your supply chain?

Throughout my career journey in the transport industry, from being a fleet manager to leading the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS), I have witnessed significant strides in managing work-related road risk and improving safety standards across the sector. This change has largely been driven by technology, regulation and the collective effort of industry professionals. The … Read more

Shining the spotlight on driver health and wellbeing

In the transport sector, our focus is so often on efficiency – how we cut costs, streamline logistics, and build greener businesses. All important areas to consider, of course. But what impact is this having on the health and wellbeing of the individuals behind the wheel? In this blog I would like to highlight the … Read more

FORS sets the pace with first accredited cargo bike operator, Pedal Me

FORS, the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme, has expanded into the cargo bikes sector, announcing its first accredited fleet bicycle operator, Pedal Me. The new partnership comes in response to growing demands for the professionalisation of vocational cycling, with operators seeking to reduce costs and carbon by deploying cargo bikes within their supply chain. Since its … Read more

Reminder for FORS Operators holding a Restricted Operator Licence

FORS Bronze Standard requirement ‘D4 Professional development’ outlines the training requirements for operators of HGVs under a Restricted Operator Licence. A designated ‘Responsible person’ shall complete mandatory training stated in Annex 2 of the FORS Standard. The designated Responsible person can attend either of the following training: FORS Fleet Management Essentials O Licence Awareness course FORS Approved training course … Read more