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 long-standing row over the independence of the traffic commissioners (TCs) from Vosa has been laid to rest with the publication this week of a framework document. The document clearly sets out the roles of the TC, the Department for Transport (DfT) and its agencies. It has been signed by senior TC Beverley Bell and transport minister Mike Penning. The independence row was sparked following a letter from the DfT in late 2010 to the then senior TC Philip Brown, […]
Having undergone a complete brand overhaul, Topps Tiles decided that it would make its first entry in the MT Awards, in the Livery of the Year category, and came up trumps.
Mark Cartwright has been appointed as group MD of Cartwright Group, less than a month after the resignation of former joint MDs John and Steven Cartwright. Peter Cartwright continues as chairman and Lisa Cartwright as a director on the new board.