What do John Wayne, the Labour Party, Scotland, retirement and foreign hauliers have in common? They all cropped up in Motortransport.co.uk’s quotes of the year. Find out who said what and when in our round-up of the year! 1. Before Sucking Transport MD Peter Larner retired at the end of October, Motortransport.co.uk interviewed him about his 40 year career. When describing the medal he received as a thank you for arranging fuel deliveries to the US Army during the […]
Truck manufacturers need a “massive” spike in sales in December to hit the predicted total of 45,000 vehicle registrations over 6-tonne for 2013 – the last year Euro-5 trucks can be built for sale in the European Union.
Wincanton has slammed the government’s forthcoming Lorry Road User Charge (LRUC) for not doing enough to level the playing field between UK and foreign operators. In a blog on its website the largest UK-owned operator said that the widely reported charge of £10 per day for foreign lorries to run on British roads “ought to be four or five times that amount” to “have any real impact”. Later this month the government will publish draft legislation containing details about the […]
Operators attending Multimodal next week are urged to head over to Think Logistics’ stand, 622, to find out how they can get involved with promoting the sector to young people and assist with the launch of a series of logistics-themed Career Academies later this year.