The DfT has relaunched its longer semi-trailer trial, following a consultation this summer, and in a significant concession, has said the market will be left to decide the mix of longer trailer variants within the scheme. Under the re-booted scheme, which is live now, the DfT has opened up longer semi-trailer applications on a first come first served basis, irrespective of whether operators are involved in the current trial. Launched in 2012, the longer semi-trailer trial has since put less […]
APC Overnight expects to have its new £15m Cannock facility up to full operational effectiveness within the month. Cannock will replace the company’s existing facility in Essington, Staffordshire, and at present about 35% of the network’s business volumes have been shifted across to the new facility.
The DfT has been lambasted by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) for failing to ensure sufficient cross-channel freight capacity in the event of a no-deal Brexit.