The 2016 edition of the Overview of the UK Commercial Vehicle Industry report, produced on behalf of Texaco Lubricants, is now available to download for free. The sixth edition of this annual report will inform readers of the current composition of the UK commercial vehicle parc and those who operate within it and give an insight into commercial vehicle sales – with a detailed analysis of sales in 2015 alongside historic buying patterns. It looks at the number and availability […]
Motor Transport has joined the RHA and the CILT in calling on chancellor George Osborne to set aside £100m to fund the urgent recruitment and training of up to 45,000 new HGV drivers in his Autumn Statement on 3 December.
Meachers Global Logistics and Steve Porter Transport Group have launched phase one of a partnership they hope will develop, generating new business and stripping out duplication from their respective networks. The strategic partnership, which began in earnest this week after months of preparatory work, sees Meachers trunking the Isle of Wight-based Steve Porter Transport’s overnight groupage from Southampton to its Midlands DCs in Northampton and Coventry. The trunking includes work undertaken by Steve Porter Transport as part of the Fortec […]
Plumbing and heating products supplier Wolseley is launching a year-long apprenticeship scheme for aspiring HGV drivers at two of its DCs.