If you work in the construction industry and have an HGV license, or drive an HGV and like the idea of expanding your skillset / earning more money in the truck-mounted crane game, the thought may have crossed your mind to look into becoming a lorry loader driver. Lorry loaders – sometimes known as truck-mounted cranes,‘hiabs’ – are commonly used to help load and unload heavy materials. They often save construction projects time and multiple trips, allowing labour to be focused on other

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We didn't sell these containers to the DP World Tour, nor did our crane vehicles position them. But we are going to lobby the boss to set this game up at one of our sites so we can have a go. Not sure he'll go for it as we are never going to be as good as Ian Poulter is... Ian Poulter and Bernd Wiesberger go head-to-head at the DP World Port of Jebel Ali ahead of the Slync.io Dubai Desert Classic. Two golfers. 20 shipping containers. Countless stingers. One epic challenge. So even if you don't

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In our previous post, we looked at what an ‘Appointed Person’ in lifting operations is and what professional training was required to become one. But can anyone become an appointed person? Or do you need any specific prior experience and/or qualifications? In theory, anyone can become an appointed person with the proper training. But if you’re wondering if the role is suitable for you, here are some suggested qualities that could help prepare you for an appointed person position. Experience

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As you may already know, we pride ourselves on running a modern, reliable, clean, and efficient fleet here at Sussex Transport.  The team (especially the drivers) do get excited when we get new kit and this year looks to be no different as we have up to 10 new vehicles heading our way. Just last week we had photo updates of two new trucks edging their way towards our Sussex Transport and Logistics Hub. First up is our a Volvo Trucks 8x2 with rear steer that is now well into its build stage. 

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In our quest to get to know more and more European Hauliers and their Drivers we have created welcome packs for those who carry out deliveries to, or collections from our Sussex sites. We've even got ourselves a selfie frame. Making drivers feel comfortable by providing them with free hot or cold drinks, a snack, and a welcome flyer in their language goes a long way in building positive relationships with our European neighbours. The most recent companies we've welcomed and have now linked

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