FTA subsidiary TDUK has bought Tachodisc out of administration. It will take control of the business and “certain assets”, the nature of which were not disclosed, with immediate effect. The business, which supplies tachograph equipment and compliance software, will trade under the TDUK brand and will be overseen by June Powell, director of operations at the FTA. FTA chief executive David Wells said: “I am delighted to be able to announce that FTA has acquired the business and certain assets […]
The Severn Crossing tolls will be reduced next year ahead of being scrapped entirely, the government has confirmed.
Solid fuels and bulk materials logistics provider Hargreaves Services has acquired bulk earthmoving and civil engineering firm CA Blackwell Group, which trades as Blackwell.
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 […]