Transport Exchange Group has updated its mobile app to allow operators to provide customers with the status of their load. The app is available to Haulage Exchange and Courier Exchange customers and will provide real-time information about their deliveries. Drivers will be able to use the ‘My Booking’ area on the app to update customers when they arrive for pick-up, when the vehicle has been loaded, and when the load has reached its destination. Additional information such as number of […]
Private equity firm Lloyds Development Capital (LDC) has bought an undisclosed stake in CitySprint in a deal which values the same-day courier at £175m.
The current rules for HGV drivers when it comes using a hand-held mobile phone are exactly the same as those for drivers of any other type of vehicle. However, enforcement is typically more stringent for commercial drivers, with increasingly creative strategies being developed by police to catch offenders – including a recent operation using unmarked HGVs for surveillance.