TNT has added 20 new Iveco Stralis tractor units to its fleet, following a six month trial with a demonstrator vehicle, covering 80,000km. The 4×2 units, supplied by Sherwood Truck and Van, will operate with dry freight box trailers decked out in the company’s orange livery, carrying freight and parcels from Alton, Southampton and Byfleet to TNT hubs across the UK. Steve Davis, national engineering manager at TNT UK, said: “Feedback on the demonstrator we trialled was very positive. In […]
UPS and TNT Express do not now expect their multi-billion euro merger, announced in March, to be completed until early 2013. The operators had originally hoped to seal a deal in the first half of the year, but involvement from the European Commission as regulator scuppered this timetable. Last month the European Commission temporarily suspended the takeover to allow regulators more time to gather information, a process that is ongoing. Despite this UPS and TNT had still expected to complete […]
Leicester City Council has scrapped plans for a Clean Air Zone (CAZ) that would have seen non-Euro-6 trucks and buses charged £50 a day to enter the area.
The decision to ban all but Euro-6 trucks from working on the HS2 rail project is “virtue signalling”, the RHA said this week