UPS expects minimal disruption from today’s (22 November) strike at its Camden depot in London, and remains confident an agreement can be reached with Unite. Unite members at the depot voted for strike action earlier this month, with the union claiming that the 120 drivers and loaders at the operator’s Camden depot are being forced to handle unreasonable workloads. Although both sides met on Wednesday (20 November) in an attempt to avoid industrial action, the attempt was unsuccessful. A UPS […]
The FTA has welcomed news that London’s T-Charge will commence on 23 October, providing a level playing field for all road users.
Trade associations have welcomed London Councils’ decision not to introduce mandatory fitting of sideguards and class V and VI close-proximity mirrors aspart of its London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS).
Two-man delivery firm Panther has invested £250,000 in technology, allowing it to provide customers with a three hour delivery window. It has developed a mobile app in its aim to stay ahead of its competitors, allowing Panther to track the location of its drivers, send them the details of their daily deliveries and allow customers to sign for their goods. The firm can also text or email a customer the night before the delivery to provide them with a three […]