Month: September 2016

New FORS Standard coming soon

Details of our new FORS Standard, version 4.0, will be released on 29 September 2016. The FORS Standard is reviewed and updated on a two-yearly cycle, the current edition (version 3.3) was released in October 2014. Details of version 4.0 will be released on FORS Online on 29 September 2016 and will become effective from 10 November … Read more

Free workshop for local authorities and freight operators


Sheffield University Management School is holding a workshop on 28 September aimed at local authority transport planners, logistics operators and transport managers.

The objectives of the workshop are to raise awareness of the impact and implications that urban transport policy has on crucial freight movements and operations, and to identify how to make more informed and efficient transport policies in the future.

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How to become a FORS certification body – manual available for download

Requirements for certification bodiesWere you aware that organisations including trade associations, professional institutes and guilds, can apply to FORS to act as a certification body for the scheme?

To become a FORS Certification Body, organisations must apply and adhere to the processes and requirements set out in the FORS ‘Requirements for certification bodies’ manual which should be read in conjunction with the FORS Standard. The purpose of the requirements is to ensure that all FORS Certification Bodies offer a consistent high quality service to members.

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