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. The bridge was closed on 4 December when a crack in its steelwork was discovered, but reopened to all traffic except HGVs on 23 December. It was speculated that the bridge might not reopen to HGVs until next month. However, the statement announcing reopening on the bridge’s website said that “favourable weather conditions” over the […]
Palletforce has partnered with Italian pallet network One Express, launching a direct service to Italy for its members. The partnership began on 1 November and will allow Palletforce to offer its members day definite delivery and daily departures to Italy. Bologna-based One Express, which has 70 depots over Italy, is the first European network that Palletforce has collaborated with and members will be able to access the new service through its existing Alliance IT system. Palletforce chief executive Michael Conroy […]
Ian Veitch, currently MD of Yusen Logistics UK, is to head up its entire operations across Europe from April.
Next year the speculation surrounding the UK’s exit from the EU becomes a reality. In the first of a series of briefings for members following several meetings with government ministers and officials, RHA chief executive Richard Burnett looks at the knowns and unknowns of Brexit.