The French government has confirmed plans to introduce a revised tolling scheme for heavy goods vehicles from the beginning of next year. The toll, known as the Heavy Vehicle Transit Tax, will apply to HGVs over 3.5 tonnes GVW on 4,000km of national (non-motorway) roads used frequently by HGVs and on some key local roads. The charge will be based on distance travelled, vehicle emissions and number of axles. An average rate of 13 Eurocents per kilometre has been predicted […]
Pallet-Track is to launch a European service after entering a partnership with Hellmann Worldwide Logistics UK. The deal grants Pallet-Track access via Hellmann to Europe while granting the operator inroads into the UK’s pallet network market.
A reduction in charges for using the Severn Crossing looks further away than ever, after transport minister Stephen Hammond reiterated the government’s intention to maintain the tolls after the crossing reverts to public ownership in 2018.