Acumen Distribution has put four more 15.65m longer semi-trailers on the road, taking the total number of trailers it operates under the DfT trial to 21. The SDC trailers are to be put into operation on three return routes from Sunderland to Wednesbury, Sunderland to Telford and Redditch to Middleton. Over the past two months they have been used between Sunderland and Telford, and Acumen says they have reduced its mileage by 15% (around 4,250 miles) in this time. The […]
The relaxation of drivers’ hours rules has been extended until 30 December, in response to crippling port congestion, Covid-19 and “unusual demand patterns”.
Acumen Automotive Logistics claims it can triple its turnover in three years after winning a three-year contract with Jaguar Land Rover (JLR).
A task force made up of automotive experts that can oversee plans to ban new diesel, petrol and hybrid vehicles needs to be created, or else environmental targets could be missed, a transport body has warned.