A new web portal that aims to marry up tanker operators with suitable loads is to be launched this summer by transport management consultancy Lateu Logistics. The loadsfortankers.com site will provide a low-cost, pay-as-you-go service for vehicle operators with free registration and will cover all tanker cargos including fuels, lubricants, powders, pellets and food products, said loadfortankers.com operations manager Helen Lewis. Load consignors advertising on the site will pay one of four fixed fees between £20 and £70 (depending […]
Seven in ten logistics operators report escalating costs as fuel prices soar, Logistics UK survey finds
Almost three quarters (71%) of UK logistics companies suffered escalating transportation costs in the first quarter of 2022, compared to the same period a year ago, according to Logistics UK’s May 2022 Performance Tracker.
The DVSA has now confirmed that it does approve of the new design of load restraint for the upper deck of double-deck curtainsiders developed by a Road Haulage Association (RHA)-led working group with input from various vehicle operators and trailer manufacturer Montracon.
When it comes to fuelling an economic recovery, maintaining the current low price of diesel should be a priority for the government.