The industry’s two main trade associations have welcomed the start of a trial in Liverpool designed to test the effect on congestion of removing the city’s bus lanes. The trial, which began on 21 October, will last nine months and sees all Liverpool’s bus lanes being suspended – along with the £700m a year they generate in fines on motorists. Commenting on the start of the trial, Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson said the move would establish whether bus lanes in […]
Losses deepen at Currie Solutions in the face of Amazon cuts, “fierce” competition and driver shortages
Amazon’s drive to use “cheaper hauliers” combined with “fierce” competition, tight margins and the driver shortage have seen Currie Solutions’ pre-tax losses almost quadruple.
Over half the transport firms planning to secure bank lending in the next 12 months fear their request will be turned down, according to the results of the latest Close Brothers Business Barometer.
Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council is looking to partner with transport and logistics operators to trial solutions for low carbon consumer home delivery.