GROUP NEWS

A bit of good news!

By Brit European | 10th February 2023

It’s always nice to start the weekend with a feel-good story! Each week the Brit European family have a “dress down” day and make a donation to the pot – and then we get the opportunity to give this money to charities chosen by the staff!   This time around we have two very worthy…

Middlewich Site Update – 2

By Brit European | 15th October 2022

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…

We don’t want to boast, but…

By Brit European | 14th October 2022

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…

RHA MEMBER BRIT EUROPEAN HELPING TO RECRUIT MORE DRIVERS TO HAULAGE INDUSTRY

By Brit European | 22nd September 2022

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…

Middlewich Site Update

By Brit European | 30th August 2022

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…

Now that really IS “ground breaking”

By Brit European | 5th August 2022

‘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…

ENVIRONMENT: HAULIERS OPERATING IN LONDON CAN MAKE E-VEHICLES ‘VIABLE’

By Brit European | 4th August 2022

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…

Action Group for decarbonisation of HGVs

By Brit European | 18th July 2022

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…

Healthcare Project of the Year 2020

By Brit European | 21st October 2020

Weightlifter Client wins Healthcare Project of the Year Award        Darwin Group have received recognition for their recent work for the NHS, by using offsite modular technology at a number of hospitals during lockdown- in the form of the prestigious “Healthcare Project of the Year 2020”, issued by Offsite Construction Awards.    …