Month: August 2017

Press release: FORS Inspires Hutchinson Engineering School Safety Campaign

FORS, the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme, is the inspiration behind a new school safety campaign from FORS Gold member Hutchinson Engineering Services, helping young children to Stay Safe and Be Seen. A transport manager at Hutchinson Engineering Services, from Weston in Nottinghamshire, was so inspired following completion of a FORS training course, that he decided to … Read more

Press Release: Specifiers looking to FORS Silver for higher standards

In a survey conducted by FORS, the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme, it was found that over 50% of specifiers asked FORS members to achieve FORS Silver accreditation to work on specific sites.  The results indicate a shift by specifiers and contractors towards the comprehensive benchmark for higher levels of safety, environmental protection and efficiency demonstrated … Read more

Have your say: benefits of fleet compliance schemes for freight transport operators – research for the Northern Powerhouse Transport Strategy

The University of Sheffield and Newcastle University are researching the benefits of fleet compliance schemes, such as FORS, for transport operators. The research aims to: Develop suggestions to assist companies in overcoming barriers to membership, regardless of their scale or industry sub-sector Assess the suitability of FORS as a quality management tool to reflect the … Read more