With over 50 years of experience serving Crawley and the rest of the UK as one of the country’s best road haulage experts, Steward Transport has gained a number of highly regarded accreditations and qualifications. We believe having a fully trained and qualified team, combined with the support of leading associations, is what makes us the trusted brick haulage company and block haulage company we are today.
On this page, we have listed some of our main accreditations and qualifications for our clients in Crawley and worldwide to understand better what they mean and involve.
The Road Haulage Association
The Road Haulage Association, better known as the RHA, is the only UK trade association that is solely dedicated to supporting the needs of UK road transport operators. As a member of this leading organisation, our brick and block haulage company has access to a range of benefits including; the latest training and expert advice, important insight into changes in the industry and exclusive use of the RHA Conditions of Carriage.
FORS Fleet Operator
At Steward Transport, we operate as a FORS accredited block haulage company and brick haulage company for Crawley, nationwide and worldwide. The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is a voluntary accreditation scheme built to ensure commercial vehicle operators work to best practices. Our road haulage fleet is proud to have FORS Silver accreditation, which we are dedicated to upholding by working to high standards and following best practices at all times.
DCPC Trained Drivers
DCPC stands for the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence and is a recognisable qualification for Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) drivers. Under the UK and European law, professional LGV drivers must have an up to date DCPC and LGV driving license to be able to drive Category C and E vehicles. Yearly DCPC training then ensures our drivers stay up to date and refreshed with the latest road safety rules and vehicle handling practices.
ALLMI Qualified Crane Drivers
As a professional brick haulage company and block haulage company for the Crawley area, we also make sure our personnel are ALLMI qualified. Standing for The Association of Lorry Loader Manufacturers and Importers, ALLMI’s core aims are to promote the safe use of lorry loaders and as members, Steward Transport shares these core values and promotes the safe use of best practices throughout our road haulage business.
Safe Urban Driver Training
As Safe Urban Driving (SUD) certified drivers, our fleet drivers are trained to safely operate HGVs in an urban environment or in other areas where there are high numbers of vulnerable road users, such as pedestrians and cyclists. It is essential training that is CPC accredited and a required standard by schemes such as FORS and WRRR (Work Related Road Risk). SUD ensures every driver in our block haulage company and brick haulage company has the training and expertise to navigate busy urban areas such as Crawley in a safe and responsible way.