Knights of Old has entered into partnership with German operator Transland Spedition, which will allow it to offer daily departures to all European capitals. The Kettering-based operator believes the deal will help it accommodate its existing business in the Hesse region of Germany, and offer quicker transport times for German distribution. Transland, which is part of the Zufall Logistics Group, will use Knights of Old’s network for transport across the UK and Ireland. Alongside domestic German transport, Transland also offers […]
MEPs have narrowly voted through a proposal to introduce new legislation on maximum vehicle noise that would see most new heavy road-going trucks restricted to a maximum of 79dB(A) with new off-roaders limited to 80dB(A). The vote, held by the EU Parliament’s Environment Committee on 18 December, also moves forward a plan to introduce an obligatory labelling scheme to inform operators about the noise rating of vehicles in brochures and at the point of purchase. The 79dB(A) limit would apply […]
Meachers Global Logistics has revealed its second major commercial relationship in recent months, teaming up with French freight forwarder Morvan Fils Transit.
Hellmann UK has launched a freight partnership with a Portuguese logistics company that increases the number of round trip road freight services to the country each week. The partnership with Rangel Express and Logistics enables Hellmann to undertake three direct level departures to Oporto and Lisbon and the company says it also strengthens its European network. “We are always looking for ways to improve, strengthen and widen the scope of our service,” says Hellmann UK commercial director Matthew Marriott. “Finding […]