Edge Transport’s new Deeside base is fully operational, following an official opening ceremony attended by former secretary of state Lord Barry Jones and RHA chief executive Richard Burnett.
Container operator Pentalver has added 52 new Scania R series tractor units to its road haulage fleet. The vehicles are to be split between its Cannock and Felixstowe operations, with 45 and seven vehicles going to each site respectively.
Turkey farmer and supplier Bernard Matthews has renewed its storage and distribution contract with XPO Logistics for a further three years.
Ocado’s share price took a 7% tumble back in July, after rumours that Amazon’s home delivery service, Amazon Fresh, was set to touch down on UK shores cast a shadow on the delivery firm’s prospects.
Trade associations have welcomed the announcement that the Transport Committee has launched an investigation into skills and workforce planning in the road haulage industry.
XPO Logistics has renewed its warehousing and distribution contract with fire safety equipment manufacturer Kidde Safety for a further two years.
Compliance with Driver CPC legislation has been very high, MT has learned, as the first anniversary of the completion deadline arrives today (10 September).
The directors of Action Express launched a driver training school last week, with the promise that it will fully fund the training of 100 new drivers with a guaranteed job for those who pass their tests.
Delegates at this year’s Microlise Conference were divided on whether exiting the EU would have a negative impact on the road transport industry, according to event figures.
Employers are gearing up for peak times with new staff, it would seem, after a survey by The Manpower Group found that employment prospects for the transport sector are +5% for 2015 Q4.