In the weeks leading up to its collapse, Deben Transport attempted to make changes to its depot network as it battled to stay afloat. A list of newly published applications and decisions via The Office of the Traffic Commissioner, shows that in the weeks leading up to its demise, Deben had applied to remove its operating centre at Hams Hall Distribution Park in Coleshill, Birmingham, where it had an O-licence to turn up to 12 trucks and 12 trailers. At […]
The way that Vosa approached its investigation into the operations of Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) was as near to entrapment as it was possible to get, it was suggested by defence counsel at Leeds Crown Court earlier this month.
5) Beverley Bell, Senior Traffic Commissioner Bell has continued to champion the independence of the TCs and has rarely stayed out of the headlines. Make no bones about it, Bell knows her status and power in the industry and is not afraid to use.
It has emerged that Norbert Dentressangle, taken over last month by US firm XPO Logistics, was ordered in March to pay a former employee more than £8,000 for unfair dismissal, after sacking him last year for what his employer deemed was a sexually suggestive picture posted on his Facebook page.