Container hauliers may soon find themselves being brought to book less frequently for being inadvertently overloaded, following a new EC proposal to tighten up on the declared weights on shipping containers. The new proposal, put forward for inclusion in the EC’s directive (96/53) on vehicle weights and dimensions, seeks to force cargo-owners to be more accurate in declaring the weight of their containers. It also gives them greater responsibility where containers are found to be either under- or overweight – […]
Pentalver has said it will continue to seek new opportunities after a year that saw it open a container services site at London Gateway and expand its services in specialist haulage.
The European Commission (EC) has given the green light to FedEx’s €4.4bn (£3.2bn) bid for TNT Express announced in April last year.