Labyrinth wins prestigious CILT UK Award for Excellence

Labyrinth Logistics Consulting scooped a top industry award last week as their innovative compliance web application SilkThread® won the Information Management category at the CILT UK Awards for Excellence.

October 2016 Transport Compliance News in Brief

Senior TC issues a reminder, Traffic Commissioner changes: Beverley Bell announces retirement, Earned Recognition

SilkThread® Version 2’s features improve workflow

Having SilkThread® guide you through the O licence compliance maze can reassure CPC holders, managers and depot staff that their fleet is safe and compliant. Now, SilkThread® helps you even more, by guiding you through the audit process, with enhanced calls to action and visual representations of where you are in the audit process.

Progress in SilkThread 2015

2015 was a busy year for SilkThread®, with new users coming on board and their feedback contributing to improvements. We trained 15 new consultants and increased our community of active SilkThread® users and depots.

The result of being “Hazy about O licence Compliance”

In September 2015, Commercial Motor Magazine published this report, and we thought the wording of the Traffic Commissioner Nick Denton to be poignant, especially in light of the new Statutory Documents being released in January 2016.

Revised Statutory Documents pave the way for a new operator ways of working in 2016

Senior traffic commissioner Beverley Bell has just published a revised set of statutory documents covering key areas of operator licensing and decision making; they come into force on 1st January 2016. These documents are designed to have two parallel purposes; to clarify the expectations of the Traffic Commissioners when it comes to Operator and vocational Driver conduct, and at the same time making decision-making clearer for the internal teams working with the TCs thus enabling devolved decision-making.

HSE respond to vehicle rollaway incidents

A year after Labyrinth Logistics Consulting covered the subject in depth at one of their Safety Circle meetings, the HSE have now published a study relating to the problems of “rollaways” whilst coupling/uncoupling articulated vehicles.

Reycling firm incurs £200,000 fine plus costs

HSE have publicised the following court case involving a well known recycling firm.

New guidance for road transport regulations issued by Senior Traffic Commissioner

The revised guidance includes a number of changes

New Sampling feature welcomed by users!

SilkThread®'s new Sampling has received a glowing response from users. The new function has added to SilkThread®'s existing evidence gathering and auditing tool bag, and has allowed them to begin presenting a greater amount of data in answer to questions within SilkThread®.