This isn’t an editor’s picks, it isn’t an analysis of the most important news in the industry in the past 12 months – these are the most-read stories on Motortransport.co.uk. It is what our loyal readers wanted to read from the thousands of stories we published in 2013. Thanks for reading, and we’ll keep delivering bigger and better next year! 1) Stobart sells automotive aftersales arm to Paragon Group Back in January Stobart shocked the industry when it said it […]
Stobart Group and A.W. Jenkinson Forest Products have struck a second joint procurement deal with Scania to take delivery of a combined 1,000 trucks over the next two years. Between March 2012 and December 2013 Stobart and A.W. Jenkinson will take a mixture of R-series and G-series models. The first 300 will enter service this year with 700 more entering both fleets ahead of the introduction of Euro-6 on 31 December 2013. The deal replicates one struck in January 2010, […]
DX Group has said that the shortage of skilled HGV drivers continues to affect its profitability as it continues to address its performance following a profit warning in November.
Hermes is likely to appeal an employment tribunal’s decision that 15 of its self-employed couriers should be classed as employees, on the grounds that it goes against evidence and previous decisions.