Industry groups warn on new EU truck CO2 rules
HGV Ireland | Road Haulage, Road Transport
by John Loughran
13h ago
Road transport, shippers and energy groups in Europe have called for carbon neutral fuels to be recognised as a long-term decarbonisation solution, alongside electrification and hydrogen, for a well-functioning and stable EU logistics sector. In a joint letter sent to EU Executive Vice President Frans Timmermans, the International Road Transport Union (IRU), the European Shippers’ Council, and FuelsEurope – representing road transport operators, shippers and energy suppliers – have called for the full and equal recognition of liquid carbon neutral fuels for internal combustion engines, al ..read more
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VisionTrack sees growing demand for video telematics  
HGV Ireland | Road Haulage, Road Transport
by John Loughran
13h ago
VisionTrack, the leading AI video telematics specialist, achieved rapid growth during 2022, experiencing strong demand from commercial fleet operators both in the UK and internationally. The number of cameras connected to its award-winning IoT platform, Autonomise.ai, increased by 43 per cent, with the rapidly expanding US market now making up more than 10 per cent of the overall devices. “Vehicle operators are increasingly targeting road safety, fleet risk and insurance improvements, so there are huge opportunities for us with our proven and industry-leading video telematics software,” explai ..read more
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Applied Driving partners with SureCam
HGV Ireland | Road Haulage, Road Transport
by John Loughran
13h ago
 Applied Driving has entered into a partnership with video telematics specialist SureCam. Under the agreement, Applied Driving’s online web-application Riskmapp will be integrated with SureCam’s network-connected dash cameras. This will help fleets to enhance driver engagement, by receiving Triggered TrainingTM  in conjunction with the high-quality video footage of driving events. “We have come together with SureCam to enhance our automated risk reduction solution, Companion+,” explains Andy Phillips, Global Managing Partner at Applied Driving. “As a result, our fleet customers ..read more
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Win a Scania Truck Jacket
HGV Ireland | Road Haulage, Road Transport
by John Loughran
13h ago
It’s competition time at HGVIreland.com, and there’s a Scania truck jacket up for grabs. All you need to do to win this super prize is enter you name and email address to the form below. The winner will be announced next Friday, February 3. Jacket Competition Enter to be in with a chance to win a Scania truck jacket Name Name Email address Email address ..read more
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HGVIreland.com Jobs Board
HGV Ireland | Road Haulage, Road Transport
by John Loughran
13h ago
If you are operating in the haulage industry and have job vacancies that you need to fill, check out the Jobs Board on HGVIreland.com To advertise you job only takes a few minutes. Your advertisement will be posted in our online recruitment section, which is fully searchable by Google, once the payment of €125 (inc VAT) has been paid. Your job will remain live on the site for 28 Days, after which time it will automatically be removed. If you wish to remove the job, before the 28 days elapses, just email us at info@hgvireland.com and we will remove the job for you. Similarly, if you wish to mak ..read more
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Croatia calling – backloading opportunities
HGV Ireland | Road Haulage, Road Transport
by John Loughran
13h ago
HGVIreland.com, Ireland’s leading website for the haulage industry, is looking for haulage operators that work in and out of Croatia, calling on the city of Karlovac. An Irish company operating in the packaging sector is looking for a haulier that can backload two or three pallets from Karlovac on a monthly basis. Ideally, the company is looking for the pallets to be delivered to an address in Co. Waterford, but they can be delivered to a Dublin address for onward shipment. If you are hauling into and out of Croatia, specifically Karlovac, or you know somebody operating on the route, please co ..read more
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FTA Ireland highlights Sustainability and Decarbonisation
HGV Ireland | Road Haulage, Road Transport
by John Loughran
1w ago
FTA Ireland has highlighted Sustainability and Decarbonisation as key section in the recently published Haulage Strategy for Ireland. The recently published Haulage Strategy for Ireland, highlights Sustainability and Decarbonisation as one of seven thematic sections. The importance of this topic is further emphasised by the fact that 13 of the 39 actions relate to decarbonisation. “FTA Ireland has been doing a lot of work in this space over the past number of years.  The FTA Ireland Alternative Fuels working group supports our members through expert advice and guidance in relation to Euro ..read more
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Applied Driving achieves record levels of growth  
HGV Ireland | Road Haulage, Road Transport
by John Loughran
2w ago
Applied Driving, the global provider of driver safety and performance management solutions, had a record year in 2022. Following a 24% increase in its UK and international client base, the company experienced a 142% rise in in-vehicle driver training sessions and 34% growth in completed e-learning modules. Applied Driving has also seen a strong demand for its innovative technology Companion+, now available as a smartphone app or through telematic integration, as fleets focus on the elimination of at-risk driver behaviour. “We have achieved record levels of growth during the past 12 months havi ..read more
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Logistics UK meets with senior ministers to discuss NI protocol
HGV Ireland | Road Haulage, Road Transport
by John Loughran
2w ago
Logistics UK – as part of the Northern Ireland Business Brexit Working Group (NIBBWG) – has cmet the Foreign Secretary, The Rt Hon James Cleverly MP, to discuss the ongoing and future impacts of the Northern Ireland Protocol on NI trade, and to discuss solutions that will provide its members with much-needed trading certainty moving forward. Nichola Mallon, Head of Trade and Devolved Policy at Logistics UK comments: “Logistics businesses are the backbone of the Northern Ireland economy. They keep goods moving, and smooth trade between Northern Ireland, GB and the ..read more
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Perennial Freight kick-starts new year with Mercedes-Benz additions
HGV Ireland | Road Haulage, Road Transport
by John Loughran
2w ago
The recent addition of five new Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units sees one of Ireland’s largest transport companies, Perennial Freight start its new year on the front foot.  Forming part of a larger order, the new units arrive hot on the heels of five Actros trucks, delivered late in 2022, and will be followed by a further 10 Actros units to be delivered over the course of 2023. The five new trucks, all Mercedes-Benz Actros 1845LS, 4×2 tractor units, feature 2.5m Big Space cabs and Actros ‘L’ packages – the most luxurious product offering in the model series. Chief amongst the driver com ..read more
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