The government has defended its controversial decision to reform the Highways Agency, and revealed the roles the newly installed strategic road network (SRN) watchdogs will play as part of the changes.
Two major business wins helped turnover at Norfolk haulier Jack Richards & Son increase by 13% last year.
Rico Logistics has appointed a new head of HR, Tracy Jump (pictured), following a period of significant expansion at the business.
TNT Express is to spend €185m (£145m) improving its European road network during the next four years as part of its strategy to move more by road.
Wincanton has won a contract extension with Waitrose for storage and distribution of wines and spirits to 357 UK outlets, which include supermarkets, motorway service stations, Ocado and Waitrose Cellar sites.
Yearsley Logistics has put 35 additional Schmitz Cargobull refrigerated trailers into operation.
Turnover at ECM (Vehicle Delivery Services) rose by £11m, but pre-tax profit dipped slightly, as the finished-vehicle automotive logistics specialist reaped the benefits of renewing several key contracts during the financial year.
Consumer rights awareness group Which? has called for online retailers and parcel carriers to improve the quality of their delivery services with the launch of its Stamp Out Dodgy Deliveries campaign ahead of the busy Christmas period.
Ceva Logistics has invested $20m (£12.4m) in boosting its fleet of trucks and trailers in the UK.
Anders Nielsen took over as CEO of MAN Truck & Bus in September 2012, after 25 years at Scania, like MAN part of the Volkswagen group. There the Swede rose from managing gearbox production to a place on the board responsible for production and logistics.