Hermes bagged the Operational and Compliance Excellence award for its client and compliance-focused technology. Hermes continues to expand at an exceptional pace. During 2017 the company will process 300 million parcels through its network – a 15% increase on 2016. On anygiven day, the consumer delivery specialist handles upwards of 850,000 parcels, rising to 1.5 million during peak periods. Its busiest day of the year, which falls three days after Black Friday, sees 1.8 million parcels pass through the network. The […]
In contrast to the RHA – which looked outside the organisation to the transport industry for its new CEO – the FTA appointed its former finance and operations director David Wells to replace CEO Theo de Pencier when he announced his departure earlier this year.
Plans for a new international rail freight terminal at Mossend in Bellshill have been approved by Scottish ministers.
An attempt to introduce £200 parking fines on the Olympic Route Network (ORN) and beyond has been defeated. Operators working in the capital during the Games this summer had faced a hike in Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs) from £130 to £200 on the ORN. They had also faced the prospect of the fines being extended beyond the ORN to nearby roads, after London’s boroughs decided it would help tackle congestion adjacent to the route. While trade groups, including the FTA […]