The European Commission (EC) has extended the deadline for the completion of its investigation into FedEx’s proposed acquisition of TNT. The new deadline is 13 January compared with the original 7 December deadline. It came after the two operators requested more time. Ricardo Cardoso, spokesman for competition policy of the EC, said: “We can confirm that the deadline for the commission to decide on the proposed merger has been extended until 13 January. “The parties have requested a 20 day […]
“We’ll help you save time and avoid big fines” – Sarah Llewelyn, head of Shell Fleet Solutions UK, on why its new tolling solution is vital to hauliers
For fleets transporting goods between the UK and Europe, this year has presented further challenges for drivers. Additional border checks have caused increased traffic, and in April, trucks in Europe saw their waiting times at border crossings increase by 28%, compared to pre-crisis levels.
The Forth Road Bridge will reopen to all vehicles at 11pm this Saturday (20 February) after being closed to HGV traffic for more than two months.