FTA MD of membership and policy James Hookham has said he is not surprised third party logistics companies (3PLs) have proved unwilling to discuss their role in the application of penalty charges for non-compliant deliveries at retailers’ distribution centres, and advised hauliers unhappy about having to pay the fines to stop taking on contracts that involve them. “3PL silence on this issue doesn’t surprise me as they, like most other businesses, rarely comment on their contact terms with customers,” Hookham […]
TIP Trailer Services had opened a new flagship depot next door to its existing operation in Nuneaton.
TNT Post has won new contracts with Cotton Traders and Matalan, as well as more business from ten existing customers, including BT and Home Retail Group.
Freight deliveries to major UK cities must be governed by the same regulations to avoid confusion for operators, warned the FTA.