Month: November 2019

Accreditation myths busted

Although the tangible benefits of accreditation are well known, some bus and coach operators shy away from committing to an accreditation scheme.  So, it is time to bust some FORS accreditation myths and show exactly how the national accreditation scheme can help operators open new business doors, now and in the future. FORS Myth #1: … Read more

FORS helps bus and coach operators work with local authorities 

Local authorities are now responsible for meeting tough air quality targets, and with Clean Air Zones and Low Emission Zones in place in many cities, the need for efficient road transport has never been greater. As part of its remit to drive up standards across road transport nationally, FORS is working closely with local authorities … Read more

Managing environmental impact with FORS

Effectively managing air quality and the environmental impact of bus and coach fleets is vital for operators working with local authorities, who are tasked with meeting strict air quality targets, while achieving best value services. For this reason, local authorities must understand and minimise the carbon impact of all commercial vehicles they manage or those … Read more

Meet your CPD hours requirements with FORS Professional training

A reminder that FORS Professional driver and manager training courses have been awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK). CPD is an integral part of FORS membership and this recognition helps ensure an ongoing structured programme of personal development for managers, drivers and other staff employed in … Read more