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Tesco Trials its First Carrier Transicold Engineless Refrigeration Systems

Supermarket chain Tesco is conducting a trial of two Carrier Transicold multi-temperature refrigeration units – engineless systems that run entirely on hydro-electric power generated by the trucks’ ultra-clean Euro VI engines. Carrier Transicold, wh...

Ping Pong Balls - Dangerous, Yes or No?

To some, UN rules on dangerous goods can cause a lot of red tape and hold up. At the same time, no one wants dangerous materials handled in an inappropriate manner. So a line has got to be drawn, and it can be difficult to navigate all the rules and regula...

New Road Safety Initiative From Volvo For Cyclists

Volvo recently launched a new initiative aimed at protection cyclists and other vulnerable road users. The initiative, known as "See And Be Seen" aims to take on some of the popularity of "Stop, Look and Wave" which was more angled toward pedestrians.  Th...

Perfect Storm - Fuel Prices Set To Spike

Worldwide oil production has been at an all time high. With the suspension of Iranian sanctions adding even more to supplies, and the global dowturn effecting demand, barrel prices have conversely fallen to new lows. This translates directly to prices at t...

Government Plan To Solve Driver Shortage

Perhaps you did or didn't know there has been a driver shortage of late. This in fact stretches back to the crash of 2008/9. While the supply and demand of drivers naturally ebs and flows with the economy, it has all been in one direction for quite some ti...

£1.5 Billion For Road Improvement, Fuel Duty Freeze

Britain's roads are in quite a state. Over congested (the most congested motorway system in europe), old, and damaged. Any one of our drivers has to put up with this on a daily basis, and knows the cost in wasted time, not to mention frustration!  So it w...

Why Use A Specialist Recruiter?

Some companies use in house recruitment, others prefer to use agencies. But what are the advantages of using an Agency?  Candidates Instead Of ApplicantsWhen you look to fill a position, you may advertise on various channels - newspapers, job boards etc. ...

Jobs Have Moved On A Bit From The 60's!

The jobs market is constantly moving, and keeping up with the roles and skills can be challenging. Who knows, in 30 years, robots will likely be doing all our jobs!  So it's no surprise really, that things have moved on from the 1960's. Take a look at the...

Beer Taster Needed?

We all have our own idea of the perfect job, but for many, a beer taster has to be right up there. So step up; the Walled City Brewery in Londenderry are looking for someone to fulfill exactly that position. Duties include tasting up to 40 different craft...

New Operation Stack Decision - Stanford West Lorry Park

A new government decision has been made to push ahead with the proposed Stanford West Lorry Park. This will attempt to deal with heightened traffic, such as experienced during last summers Calais migration crises. The park will have capacity for 3,600 lorr...