Keyfuels parent Fleetcor has merged the Keyfuels CV fuel card with its Allstar car and van fleet card to create a single card – Allstar One. While the new card has chip and PIN for transactions at Allstar’s 8,000 UK sites, this technology will not be available at Keyfuels’ network of 1,800 truck fuelling sites.
Union Unite has said that it is looking to work in a “positive and constructive manner” with the management at AM Widdowson & Son after it emerged that a recovery plan at the Leicester haulier would involve 50 redundancies.
A greener way to transport refrigerated and frozen goods moves a step closer with the opening of Dearman’s new R&D facility near Croydon, Surrey. The Dearman Technology Centre is the first dedicated liquid air engine facility of its kind and will enable the company to begin full testing of its zero-emission engine technology. It will become a hub of liquid air engine design, engineering, test and development. When fully operational it will enable the testing of four engines simultaneously, along […]
Lloyd Fraser Holdings has said it is “broadly pleased” with its performance after reporting a rise in profit before tax of almost 60%.
The inaugural Freight in the City Expo will take place at London’s Alexandra Palace this autumn.
Tilbury, Essex-based haulage, freight forwarding and logistics firm Arcese UK said it is working to address its business performance after suffering a 90% fall in profit over the past two years.
The boss of Leicester-based Premier Logistics believes its purchase of fellow Pall-Ex member CJ Express means it has hit the big time.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has launched a policy guide for making efficient urban deliveries to Scottish towns. It aims to support economic growth in Scotland’s cities – and builds on the legacy of collaborative working practices that maintained efficient services in Glasgow during the Commonwealth Games in 2014. The document highlights the importance of freight to Scotland’s city economies, out-of-hours delivery guidance, improving air quality and reducing carbon emissions and cycling safety issues. Chris MacRae, FTA’s head of policy […]
A new City of London Police Commercial Vehicle Unit has stopped 136 HGVs and taken 95 off the road in its first month.
A huge increase in continental e-commerce over the coming years means staying in Europe is crucial to the future of Pall-Ex, said group MD Kevin Buchanan.