New legal powers to transform Transport for the North (TfN) into the UK’s first-ever statutory sub-national transport body were laid out today (16 November) in Parliament.
Eddie Stobart has reported strong contract retention and growth ahead of its year-end trading update, expected in January 2018.
Volvo Trucks plans to intensify its development of gas-powered HGVS aimed at the regional and long-distance trunking market.
TfL has released interim tables showing the first batch of HGVs to be star-rated under the Direct Vision Standard (DVS), while seemingly also softening the impact of the scheme on hauliers.
Registrations are now open for this year’s free-to-attend Freight in the City Expo on 7 November at Alexandra Palace, London. Now in its third year, the expo provides a collaborative forum for urban logistics decision-makers from the public and private sector to debate the key challenges and latest innovation to promote quiet, safe and clean city deliveries. This is complemented by an exhibition hall packed with the latest urban delivery vehicles, technology and services to help city fleet operators keep […]
Operators continue to face frustration and uncertainty over what the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) will look like when applied to the truck market.
Bibby Distribution’s 18-month transformation strategy is finally coming to fruition, as the MT Top 100 operator turned a profit for the first time in two years. A complete review of the operation, from warehouse to board structure, has taken place, with the company aiming to go “back to basics”. This has seen the disposal of non-logistics divisions from the Bibby Supply Chain portfolio – training arm Systems Training in 2015, and agency business Direct Workforce at the end of 2016. “From […]
Bibby Distribution’s turn-around strategy has resulted in the MT Top 100 operator moving back into the black after a recent tough period.
XPO Logistics has won a multi-year contract with wine enthusiast app Vivino as it expands into online sales.
Essex County Council is urging freight operators to have their say over the future of the A120 between Braintree and the A12.