GROUP NEWS

We don’t want to boast, but…

We all know someone who enters every competition they can find, from Spot the Ball to the weekly crossword. We’ve all been asked at some time to “support us and vote” by someone. We’re not like that here at Brit European.  The sweetest of all victories has to be the one you didn’t go looking…
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Middlewich Site Update – 2

The latest update on our new home! The weather has remained largely favourable, (until the last couple of days!) so all has been progressing nearly as planned, albeit a little delay on the concreting commencing! The initial concerns we had regarding Openreach & SPEN (power) did prove challenging, but with some “involvement” they are now…
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RHA MEMBER BRIT EUROPEAN HELPING TO RECRUIT MORE DRIVERS TO HAULAGE INDUSTRY

At a time when there is a well-documented national shortage of skilled HGV drivers, one company is breaking the mould and taking the initiative to train its own candidates in-house Brit European has been around for almost 100 years, but that does not mean it is shy to undertake new innovative ventures to create solutions. One…
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Queen Elizabeth II – King Charles III

An example to us all. A wonderful person that we will miss so much as a country. Long live our King.
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Middlewich Site Update

All is progressing as planned (due to the continued good weather!) At this time we still expect us to be able to take possession of the east side of the site (where the office and maintenance canopy is located) in Jan 2023.  Even without the full area of the site being completed, the amount of…
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Self-driving vehicles could be on UK roads by 2025 under government plans

Fully self-driving vehicles could be on UK roads by 2025 under new government plans backed by a £100m investment. New laws are planned to speed up the rollout, with £34m of safety research to feed into developing the legislation. Vehicles that can drive themselves only on motorways could even be on sale within the next…
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Now that really IS “ground breaking”

‘That’s a big hole and some serious kit!” Work has started in earnest for the new home of Brit European in Middlewich Cheshire. The purpose designed site utilises a range of environmental technologies and innovations both in construction and operation to make it carbon neutral. Construction includes the latest ground stabilisation technology to avoid unnecessary…
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ENVIRONMENT: HAULIERS OPERATING IN LONDON CAN MAKE E-VEHICLES ‘VIABLE’

Hauliers operating in London can now make the total cost of ownership of an electric 3.5-tonner viable, it has been claimed. Paul Sanders, MD of AllPorts Group, said its first electric Citiloaders will go live in September with operators replacing ICE equivalents. Paul said: “They can carry four to six pallets, depending upon weight, so…
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ENVIRONMENT: RHA MEMBERS JOIN ACTION GROUP FOR DECARBONISATION OF HGVS

Industry leaders in haulage, including RHA members, have launched a cross-industry action group focused on the decarbonisation of heavy goods vehicles (HGVs). The new HGVzero taskforce will bring together some of Europe’s largest hauliers including XPO Logistics, Eddie Stobart and others, to accelerate the decarbonisation of their fleets across the continent. Within the first six months of…
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Hauliers must “step up” and improve HGV driver conditions, says transport minister Baroness Vere

Transport minister Baroness Vere has slammed the haulage industry for failing to invest in its drivers and called on operators to “step up” their efforts to improve conditions in the industry. Giving evidence last week to the Transport Select Committee on the road freight supply chain, Baroness Vere said: “If you were to ask me…
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