Calls have been made for further investigations in the UK into alleged price-fixing in the oil industry, after European anti-trust regulators confirmed they had carried out raids on several firms involved in the sector. The raids, which took place on Tuesday 14 May, are reported to have involved BP, Shell, Statoil and oil pricing agency Platts. A statement from the European Commission (EC) said it had “concerns that the companies may have colluded in reporting distorted prices to a price […]
Rising fuel prices forcing firms to freeze recruitment and vehicle upgrades, according to FairFuelUK and FTA survey
Rising fuel costs are forcing logistics businesses to freeze recruitment, lay-off staff and delay vehicle upgrades, according to a new study from FairFuelUK (FFUK) and FTA.
Pall-Ex is targeting Slovakia and the Czech Republic as its next European network, having also recently begun searching for a franchise partner in Bulgaria.
2016 saw the UK vote to leave the EU, Donald Trump preparing to move into his new house across the pond, and Sadiq Khan introduce unprecedented safety measures for operators working in London. But these headlines aside, 2016 has still been a busy year for the road transport sector. As we approach the end of the hugely eventful 2016, the MT team discuss the year’s key events, Brexit aside, and the things to look out for in the coming months. […]