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FORS member Sir Robert McAlpine builds quality supply chain with FORS

In recognition of the importance of a safe and efficient road transport supply chain, FORS Gold accredited Sir Robert McAlpine (SRM) began stipulating FORS Silver accreditation as a requirement for all vehicles entering its sites back in 2012. The family owned building and civil engineering business, which celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2019, has long … Read more

Have you booked your place on a free FORS Version 6.0 webinar?

A series of Version 6.0 webinars is taking place this October and November. The FORS Governance and Standards will explain the process undergone to update the FORS Standard and provide an overview of the changes at Bronze, Silver and Gold levels. To register onto one of the free remaining one-hour Version 6.0 webinars, where you … Read more

Portsmouth Clean Air Zone to launch in November 2021

Drivers of older, more polluting vehicles will need to pay a daily charge to enter within the boundaries of Portsmouth’s upcoming Clean Air Zone (CAZ) when it launches this November. The zone, which is located to the south west of Portsmouth, is approximately three kilometres square. As a government-approved Class B CAZ, drivers of private … Read more

New Anti-Idling and Congestion-Cutting toolkit and driver guide released

The free FORS Professional Anti-Idling and Congestion-Cutting toolkit, which includes a separate driver guide, posters and a toolbox talk, offers practical advice to help FORS operators reduce engines idling and minimise congestion. Idling engines can create more emissions than engines running at 30mph, therefore new technology and good driver behaviour are key to reducing levels … Read more