New Scheme for Electronic Payments of Toll Charges

The International Diesel Service (IDS) has teamed up with Plose – who are a part of 360 Payment Solutions – to develop an innovative scheme to assist road haulage outfits with the electronic payment of toll charges. IDS are a business dedicated to the fuelling needs of long haul and international road transport companies. Our services at J Wood & Sons provide abnormal loads, container transport and road haulage in North West England, many other parts of the UK and also across Europe. Our vehicles and equipment allow us to help a variety of clients. Our haulage is operated...

FEELythm by Fujitsu – The New Road Haulage Device

Companies are finding new and innovative ways of increasing road safety as well as the well-being of drivers when on the road. One idea that has become increasingly popular due to its design aspect and development is the FEELythm from Fujitsu. This is a Japanese product, but although this is available only to drivers in Japan at this current stage, it is set to become available overseas at a later date for road haulage in Ellesmere Port and elsewhere throughout the UK and worldwide. It’s believed that almost 70% of serious accidents are caused by driver error. This new...

Investment in the Haulage Sector for 2015-2020

In recent months, the UK Government has announced its proposal to provide funding of £500 million in order to support the development of diverse fuels for haulage services in UK. The Office of Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) called for evidence on how the new funding should be allocated for the period of 2015-2020, back in November 2013*. In response, 134 replies were received from a number of organisations and individuals, from supply chains and local authorities to vehicle manufacturers across the UK. The biggest benefit that was highlighted by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) was the idea to utilise gas and...