UPS, DFDS Logistics and GeoPost were one of 13 firms and a driver collectively fined more than £13,000 this summer after breaching the weight restriction on Bradford-on-Avon’s town bridge. Between 23 June and 28 July, 13 companies and one driver appeared before Magistrates in Swindon after breaching the 18-tonne weight restriction on the bridge. Each operator faced an average fine, plus costs, of £950. Since the town’s Lorry Watch scheme was launched in 2012, local volunteers have been monitoring vehicles […]
A permanent lorry parking area with space for 3,600 lorries in Kent has been given the green light as a long term solution to the problems caused by Operation Stack.
Hazardous goods supplier ASK Chemicals has awarded a five year contract to Potter Logistics, worth £500,000. The new contract will see Potter Logistics store and handle flammable substances and other hazardous goods at Potter’s Droitwich DC. Some 600 tonnes of ASK products a month will be delivered to the DC, where they will be stored in a 40,000 ft² warehouse for highly flammable liquids. As part of the contract, it has extended its office space at the DC by nearly […]
The conviction of 15 drivers based at Eddie Stobart’s Teesport depot for drivers’ hours and tachograph offences, has seen the company’s North Eastern O-licence cut by 140 vehicles for three-months.