The government hopes to give Royal Mail access to the capital it needs to move on its privatisation plans this financial year, business minister Michael Fallon has said.
Vosa has unveiled plans to cut the fees charged to authorised testing facilities (ATFs) for vehicle tests, while raising those that apply at its own test stations. The move is intended to apportion costs more fairly between vehicle operators using the two different test routes.
DHL has launched a smartphone app for drivers and subcontractors which sends real time data and PoD information back to base.
Hargreaves Logistics, in partnership with SITA UK, has won a two-year contract to transport household waste with Durham County Council.
The Hub wishes it had come up with that headline, but sadly The Sun got there first this morning. It is pretty accurate though when it comes to the sale of City Link (that Rentokil sold it for £1 says it all) and as far as the deal goes it is about time as it has been festering for a while.
TNT Express has said it hopes to see a “positive impact” from its profit improvement plan in the second half of 2013, after reporting a 26% drop in first quarter EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) operating profit.
City Link cut its first quarter losses by more than a third but remained loss-making ahead of its sale to turnaround investor Better Capital.
Rentokil Initial has sold City Link to turnaround investment firm Better Capital.
Felixstowe-based container haulier Deben Transport has acquired fellow container specialist Elite Transport Services out of administration.
London City Bond has won a three-year contract with wine supplier Burridges of Arlington St, which will cover distribution across the UK.