Wholesale drinks distributor Waverley TBS’s distribution fleet was entirely leased and the vehicles have now been returned to their owners, the firm’s administrator has confirmed. Despite holding a licence to run more than 300 vehicles the £309m turnover company, which is now being wound-up after administrator Deloitte failed to find a buyer , one of the UK’s largest drinks wholesalers therefore had no vehicle assets to help it meet its liabilities. It is not known if its two large DCs […]
Throughout the year, Motortransport.co.uk has bought you the biggest news in the road transport industry. Here we bring you the top 10 most read stories of 2012: 10. Stobart Group in for Autologic with £12.4m cash offer June saw Stobart make its offer for the car transporter firm, which valued Autologic at £12.4m. The deal made Stobart the largest car transporter haulier in the UK. 9. Hermes opens Coventry and Carlisle depots 2012 was a year of expansion for Hermes […]
Tesco has been forced into issuing an apology after its distribution director posted a message on social networking site Twitter that appeared to celebrate the closure of a number of distribution depots.
Transport minister Robert Goodwill has called on the European Commission to consider introducing greater flexibility in the rules about Driver CPC (DCPC) training when it comes to the minimum seven-hour training periods currently required.