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Les Smith returns to the Mercedes-Benz fold with new trucks from Rygor - Les Smith Haulage’s first Mercedes-Benz trucks for six years have won enthusiastic driver feedback while also delivering impressive fuel returns trumped only by “amazing” reductions in AdBlue consumption [read more....]

Keyway extends fleet with switch to Volvo - Keyway Group based in the South West has taken delivery of its first ever Volvo trucks in the shape of 24 Volvo FMX tipper trucks with day cabs and B-Ride high rear suspension [read more....]

Commercial vehicle registrations: +11.6% over ten months; -2.4% in October - In October 2016, demand for new commercial vehicles in the EU decreased by -2.4% to 185,055 units, breaking a 21-month trend of consecutive growth [read more....]

GKR aims high with low-emission Mercedes-Benz fleet - Award-winning GKR Scaffolding has sharpened its image and enhanced its environmental profile by commissioning eight, strikingly-liveried Mercedes-Benz trucks from Dealer Sparshatts of Kent [read more....]

Read Plant brushes up for anniversay with FM sweeper - To celebrate its 35th anniversary Read Plant Hire of Newport, Wales has taken delivery of a Volvo FM-330 4x2 rigid with an 8-tonne capacity VT801 Johnston sweeper body from Truck and Bus Wales & West, Newport [read more....]

Bourne's hot tip is a Volvo FM Tridem - When it comes to game-changers, Peter Bourne, Managing Director at The Bourne Group of companies of Newenden in Kent believes the company’s new Volvo FM Tridem with a Wilcox 40m3 capacity rigid body and Keith walking floor could just represent the future of tipping [read more....]

Report supports calls for an EU target to reduce serious road injuries - Newly-published research carried out for the European Commission recommends that the EU should set a target to reduce the number of people seriously injured in road collisions [read more....]

Carrier Transicold Vector™ 1950 MT Units Selected for Aldi Fleet Upgrade - Supermarket chain Aldi has taken delivery of 25 Vector™ 1950 multi-temperature (MT) units from Carrier Transicold, as part of a multi-site fleet upgrade [read more....]

Mtec’s Mercedes-Benz Actros is a work of art - The fine art carried by international logistics specialist Mtec is invariably unique and often fragile, which helps to explain why most of the trucks in the Hertfordshire firm’s collection wear the three-pointed star of Mercedes-Benz [read more....]

TruTac software suite provides compliance and control for Barnack Transport - Peterborough's Barnack Storage and Logistics is part of the wider Barnack Group which was first established in 1986 [read more....]

Iveco cleans up with JW Crowther road sweeper deal - Family-run plant hire specialist JW Crowther has expanded its fleet with an Iveco New Eurocargo road sweeper, featuring a body built by Johnston Sweepers [read more....]

JHS Logistics Ltd starts with Renault Trucks Range T - Fast-growing start-up, JHS Logistics Limited, has selected Renault Trucks for its fleet vehicles. Two 44-tonne Range T460 6x2 tractor units are the latest additions to the cargo logistics and container haulage specialist’s fleet [read more....]

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Road Transport Support Services Consultancy Services

Starting up and maintaining a lawful presence within todays Road Transport Industry is dependent upon understanding and abiding by the many rules and regulations that govern it.

Running a successful Transport operation is relient on many components which make up its whole and ultimately its success, many of which you already have in place. However, there is always the requirement for additional services that are not 'in-house', such as:

  • Consultants & Legal Advisors
  • Tachograph Analysis
  • Return Loads
  • Maintenance Providers
  • Fuel & Toll Cards
  • VAT Recovery
  • New & Used Vehicles
  • Training Providers
For a list of Transport Support Services, click on the link below.

Transport Service Providers

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SETS specialise in operator licence and drivers hours compliance through effective training and constant monitoring of drivers and their control staff.

We can install compliant systems and procedures where none exist, or update and upgrade current systems that may be out of date. Starting you on the road to becoming a transport contractor, an owner driver or an own account operator we will support you from day one.

Our services include:

  • Analogue & Digital Tachograph Training
  • Tachograph analysis (Digital and analogue)
  • Drivers Hours & Tachograph Compliance Training
  • Operator Compliance & Control Staff Training
  • Operator License Audits
  • Enhanced Compliance Reporting Service ©
  • Analogue & Digital Tachograph Analysis
  • WTD (RTD) Adherence & Administrative Training
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