A driver who died while making a delivery to Toyota’s factory in Burnaston last week worked for Goldstar Transport in Felixstowe, the motor manufacturer has confirmed.
The first Euro-6 Iveco Eurocargo middleweight trucks will appear on UK roads in the next month or so. No matter what their load, they will also be carrying a good deal of responsibility for Iveco’s fortunes. Eurocargo accounts for over half of all the trucks (6-tonne GVW or more) Iveco sells in the UK, so the model is central to the brand’s success here.
Eddie Stobart has ended its award-winning driver apprenticeship scheme run in association with System Training. The pair won Apprenticeship of the Year in the 2012 MT Awards for their two-year scheme that saw 10 trainees taken on from 200 applicants.
Maltby, South Yorkshire-based Green Group has left UK Pallets for Pall-Ex and will cover part of the S and part of the DN postcode areas.
Royal Mail is reviewing the need for its mail distribution centre in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, but does not expect the decision to affect the vehicle operating centre at the same site.
Meachers Global Logistics has won the contract to run the Southampton Sustainable Distribution Centre (SDC).
Knights of Old remains on the hunt for more acquisitions after turnover jumped during the first full year of trading following its integration of the Mainland Group.
Scania is celebrating its best ever year in the UK with a total of 6,846 trucks registered in 2013, up 47% on 2012, lifting its share of the heavy truck market (18 tonnes GVW plus) from 16.1% to 18.1%.
Yodel has appointed Nick Porter as its new sales and marketing director.
A driver at Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has become the first person in the UK to receive a Petroleum Driver Passport (PDP) – the new industry training standard for the fuel distribution sector.