Month: May 2016

Book your place on ‘inspirational and invaluable’ FORS Practitioner workshops

Jayne Bar, Transport Supervisor, JDP Pipes recently attended the workshops and achieved the FORS Practitioner qualification. Jayne described the programme as ‘a real eye opener, it has been inspirational and invaluable.’ She said ‘I have thoroughly enjoyed all of the FORS workshops.’ The FORS Practitioner workshops have been filling up fast but there are still … Read more

Ketra Logistics achieves Silver accreditation

FORS is delighted to congratulate Ketra Logistics Limited on receiving their Silver accreditation. Part of Palletways, Europe’s largest and fastest growing express palletised freight network, Ketra Logistics has held FORS Bronze accreditation since March 2015, and is thrilled to have graduated to Silver accreditation. Martin Young, Managing Director, Ketra Logistics said: ‘The FORS Silver accreditation … Read more

ESTC’s PRAISE Awards 2016 are now open for entries

The PRAISE Awards recognise organisations that have made an outstanding commitment to improving work-related road safety. We would encourage FORS Silver members to enter themselves for the competition and demonstrate the commitment to safety which earned them their accreditation. FORS members will already have proved a commitment to the safety aspects of driving at work … Read more

FORS at Microlise

On 18 May 2016 the Microlise Transport Conference kicked off in Coventry. Paul Wilkes spoke on behalf of FORS discussing Road Transport Standards, and how Fleet operators can remain competitive but also demonstrate the quality of their operation. Paul mentioned the legal complexities which are affecting operators, such as European legislation around driver and vehicle … Read more