The DfT has said a decision will be made in due course on the rigidity of the December deadline for operators to take up their allocations of longer semi-trailers as part of the government’s 10-year trial. It comes as the latest trial data shows that more than a year on from the trial’s start, vehicle special orders (VSOs) have been granted for only 420 longer semi-trailers out of the total 1,811 allocation. The longer variant (15.65m) is proving more popular, […]
Shares in road transport businesses continue to trade at record highs for the calendar year, despite a relatively quiet August and an oh-so-slight dip in the value of the MT basket of shares.
DHL Supply Chain has taken over operations at Marks & Spencer’s Swindon DC, which was formerly managed by Wincanton.
The FTA met with the Treasury last Thursday (5 February) to discuss the real effect the plummeting cost of oil was having on the freight transport sector.