The Pallet Network’s (TPN) new hub at Prologis Park Midpoint in Minworth is taking shape ahead of its planned opening next year.
It is now five years since the credit crunch plunged Europe into deep recession. MT editor Steve Hobson went to Michelin HQ in Clermont-Ferrand to find out how the super-premium tyre maker is weathering the storm.
Senior Traffic Commissioner Beverley Bell has lambasted Vosa for “not targeting the serially and seriously non-compliant”, and taking the easy route by going after “nice, but incompetent, small operators”.
The Highways Agency, Transport for Scotland, Transport for London, councils, damn councils and the Welsh mob. One day soon – UKIP permitting – the arteries of the UK economy (SNP permitting), could be under the control of the rather grand sounding trans-European transport network, rather less grandly abbreviated as TEN-T.
The eastbound carriageway of the M6 was closed for almost 12 hours on Monday (28 May) after a fatal accident involving a car and three LGVs, the Highways Agency has confirmed.
A petition calling for a full investigation into possible price fixing in the UK road fuels market has generated over 32,000 signatures.
The Co-operative Group is expanding its back haul operation in a move that will save thousands of road miles and see 34,000 tonnes of food shop waste diverted from landfill.
The establishment of a new entity to manage the Forth Road Bridge and the new Forth crossing will not give rise to the reintroduction of tolls there, a spokesman for the current crossing operator has confirmed.
Leicester-based Widdowson is reinforcing its 125-strong fleet with 21 new Iveco Stralis Hi-Ways.
Royal Mail will launch the UK’s largest click and collect network later this year, introducing the service to over 10,000 Post Office branches.