The DfT will offer longer semi-trailers on a first come, first served basis before next year, after admitting the current timescale for getting the trial’s 1,800 units onto the UK’s roads will not be met. With around six months to go until the deadline to put the 1,800-plus trailers (at 14.6m and 15.65m) on the road, just 500 are in operation. “Given the current rate of take-up, it is highly unlikely that the 1,800 figure will be reached by December […]
Provisional traffic figures released by the DfT show light goods vehicles continued to outstrip other vehicle categories last year in terms of mileage growth.
Bibby Distribution has opened a new 212,000 ft² warehouse and distribution facility and taken on more than 100 additional staff in Corby, Northants, to serve a major contract with Japanese food group Mizkan.
Wincanton has put in place a turnaround plan for its Pullman Fleet Services business after the segment delivered an “underwhelming” performance in its most recent financial year.