HGV sales are up

HGV sales up in March as all other sectors fall

HGV (Heavy Goods Vehicle) registrations are up 17.67% (313) in comparison to March 2019 (266).



One of Kerry’s top motor factors
From their well-appointed base on Castleisland’s Tralee Road, Macs Auto Parts provide motorists with a comprehensive range of spare parts for all makes and models.


Stena Line fights to help ensure vital Irish & UK supply lines stay open
Stena Line has moved to reassure freight and travel customers that it is taking every precaution possible to help ensure the safety of customers and employees.


Vehicle delivery from all Schmitz Cargobull production plants still ongoing
In these very challenging times, the entire logistics industry, and particularly drivers, are making a fundamental contribution to maintaining public supply.


Logistics needs transition extension to counter Covid-19 challenge, says FTA
The challenges posed by the COVID-19 virus will make the effective implementation of any new legislation impossible in the short term, says FTA,.


Cavan Motors: The People’s Choice
Cavan Motors supply a wide range of services including car and commercial sales and service, CVRT testing and much more.


DAF pledges aftersales support during coronavirus outbreak
DAF Trucks has pledged its full support for DAF Dealers and their customers in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.


FTA comment on the suspension of HGV testing in Northern Ireland
HGV testing has been suspended in Northern Ireland with HGVs and PSV given a three-month certificate of temporary extension.


FTAI call on support for Declan Allen in upcoming Seanad elections
Transport and logistics businesses are increasingly needing a strong voice to steer the industry through the challenging times ahead.


Galway Truck & Van Centre celebrate 40 years in business
After reaching the milestone of four decades in business, all those involved in Galway Truck & Van Centre are confident they can continue to build on their well-deserved reputation as a leading commercial garage in Connacht.


Emergency measures to support logistics through Covid-19 must go further says FTAI
The package of emergency measures introduced by government to support logistics businesses through COVID-19 is a promising start but more needs to be done, according FTA Ireland (FTAI). 


Temporary relaxation of EU driving and resting time rules due to COVID-19
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport have agreed to allow a temporary and urgent derogation in respect of certain provisions of the EU driving and resting time rules.


First DAF CF Electric refuse collection truck delivered to ROVA
The first DAF CF Electric 6x2 refuse collection truck has entered operations with Dutch public waste disposal firm ROVA.


Sixfold EU Logistics Advisory: Live Border Map on Codiv-19 Related Shipment Delays
EU leaders have agreed to shut down the bloc's external borders to all non-essential travel except truck deliveries for the next 30 days in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. 


Thermo King E-200 Electric Refrigeration Unit with Hold-Over Capacity on Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Vans
Thermo King® has announced that its new, fully electric E-200 multi temperature refrigeration units is now available to meet customer needs and deliver hold-over capacity on Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans.


FTA asks business to cease commercial driver toilet ban
In response to reports from FTA’s members that commercial drivers are being refused entry to businesses’ toilet facilities due to COVID-19 concerns, Sally Gilson, Head of Skills Policy at FTA, comments:


Ensuring regulation compliance
Based in Portadown, Co Armagh, Mallon Transport Services Ltd offers compliance services to hauliers all over the country.


Continuing a proud legacy
From their base in Newbridge, County Kildare, the Dolly brothers, Paul & Stephen, are running two successful businesses – Dolly Plant Hire and Dolly Textile Recycling.


BMI Trailers rolling out new service network
To accommodate their growing customer base throughout Ireland, Dungannon-based BMI Trailers Ltd. – Ireland’s largest manufacturer and supplier of waste ejector trailers – are launching a new service network (BMI Pit Lane).


Mercedes-Benz extends support to Sneem Digital Hub
Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles sales manager, Fergus Conheady, has announced continued support for Sneem Digital Hub.


ESB continue to impress at Technician of the Year Awards
Going for their third straight victory at the Technician of the Year awards just proves that the ESB Fleet & Equipment division are maintaining their high standards.


Limerick company leading the way in supply chain monitoring
GGL Security has specialized in supply-chain security for 25 years and their monitoring expertise has seen the company shortlisted for Technology Exporter of the Year at the 2019 Irish Export Industry Awards.


A complete recovery
Fronted by the Young family, Arklow Recovery Service provides unrivalled vehicle breakdown and recovery services to motorists across County Wicklow and beyond.


“We pride ourselves on doing the job right and in good time”
Are you located in Tyrone or surrounding counties and are seeking truck or trailer repairs by an efficient and reliable company?


Get your vehicle noticed with Trim-Tech Graphics Ltd
Established in 2003, Trim-Tech Graphics located near Newry offers a wide range of custom decals and graphics for trucks, vans and buses.