Edge Transport’s new Deeside base is fully operational, following an official opening ceremony attended by former secretary of state Lord Barry Jones and RHA chief executive Richard Burnett. The company relocated from Llay, Wrexham to Deeside in May of this year. The new 6.2 acre site houses a warehouse, which is already operating at 95% capacity, a transhipment area, an office block and “extensive” trailer parking. The family-run company also has received planning permission to build a second warehouse. MD […]
Clothes retailer Gap said it could close down its Rugby distribution centre following a strategic review of its warehouse and distribution model.
Major operators are throwing their weight behind a campaign to save TruckPol, led by MT’s sister magazine Commercial Motor, the Road Haulage Association and the Freight Transport Association. Since the withdrawal of its government grant last April, the freight crime intelligence unit has managed to survive on funding from the private sector, including haulage firms and insurance companies. However, without any government money available for the next financial year, the unit is unable to keep operating purely on industry support […]
Government plans to introduce a fulfilment house register in a bid to clamp down on VAT fraud could see road transport operators facing prosecution if they fail to check they are delivering to and from registered fulfilment centres.