FTA members have expressed safety fears over the government’s decision to allow heavier, faster agricultural vehicles on UK roads. Following a consultation, the DfT last week gave the go-ahead to increase the maximum combination weight for tractors and trailers from 24.9 tonnes to 31 tonnes, while simultaneously raising the speed limit for conventional tractors from 20mph to 25mph. This government says changes were needed to reflect improvements in vehicle technology and to help UK farmers compete more effectively with other […]
Palletways member Walkers Transport has secured a three-year £20m transport and logistics contract with sealant, adhesive and building chemical supplier Sika Everbuild.
Kinaxia Logistics chief executive Simon Hobbs (pictured) has welcomed today’s (March 11) Budget in which the Chancellor promised that the NHS will get “whatever it needs, whatever it costs” to tackle the coronavirus outbreak.
The government hopes to give Royal Mail access to the capital it needs to move on its privatisation plans this financial year, business minister Michael Fallon has said.