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TPA Portable Roadways Awarded FORS Bronze Accreditation

TPA Portable Roadways, Europe’s leading Portable Access provider has been awarded FORS (Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme) Bronze accreditation, demonstrating that it meets a number of criteria necessary to deliver in London in terms of safety and environmental considerations. TPA was adjudged to sufficiently meet the Bronze standard at first assessment.

The FORS standard represents a quality and performance benchmark and recognises fleet operations which comply with the requirements of Transport for London’s operating standard. It is based on legal compliance, safety, environmental protection and operational efficiency. The companies Bronze accreditation is further recognition that TPA operates to standards that are regarded as some of the highest in the industry.

Commenting on the award, Steve Humberstone, Operations Director, TPA UK said, “We have a real world responsibility to take a lead in operating safely and efficiently, over and above our legal and Industry obligations. Our accreditation confirms our commitment to becoming safer, greener and more efficient.”

FORS was developed by Transport for London, working with a range of industry stakeholders, including the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport, Department for Transport, Freight Transport Association, the Metropolitan Police, Skills for Logistics and VOSA.

Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is delighted to announce its 3000th company accreditation, awarded to TPA Portable Roadways. This significant milestone for FORS highlights the substantial support of the industry nationwide in demonstrating a commitment to raising professional standards.

TPA Portable Roadways, a leader for the provision of portable roadway access solutions to the outdoor events, transmission, construction and utility sectors, is the 3000th company to be accredited by the award-winning recognition scheme, FORS. TPA Portable Roadways are based in Worksop, Nottinghamshire and after the scheme was rolled out nationally earlier this year FORS is pleased to report the popularity of the scheme for operators based out of London. Martin Eden, TPA Portable Roadways, said: “We are looking to become bigger and better at what we do and how we do it and our recent FORS accreditation will help us achieve that. The accreditation will provide us with more direction with procedures in the logistics industry and we look forward to progressing alongside FORS.”