The best van operators and drivers were recognised by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) at its Van Excellence Awards yesterday (Tuesday, November 12).

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Award for Sainsbury’s driver following car blaze

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Fuelling the pursuit of green fleets

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Load sharing: how to avoid running on empty

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