Backload rates are so bad that some operators are wondering if they’re worth taking. Is the era of backloads coming to an end? It certainly sounds like it for some operators, judging by comments MT has heard recently. The issue, of course, is that the rates being handed out for many backloads simply aren’t high enough for the job to be worth taking. It’s a long-standing problem voiced most recently by Matthew Kibble, MD of Lancashire-based Matthew Kibble Transport, who […]
Enforcement of the HGV Road User Levy in Northern Ireland is to begin on Monday (17 November), the Department of the Environment (DoE) has confirmed, six-months after enforcement in the rest of the UK began.
Puro Ventures, which trades as Speedy Freight, has undergone a management buyout which sees its founders leave the business and Eddie Stobart holding company GreenWhiteStar Acquisitions (GWSA) sell its remaining 20% shareholding in the company.
The FTA has appointed Becky Martin as senior transport advisor within its Member Advice Centre (MAC) to assist the team in supporting logistics businesses through the COVID-19 outbreak.