Truck manufacturers have responded to the combined €2.9bn (£2.5bn) fine they were issued by the European Commission (EC) yesterday (19 July). Five manufacturers were hit with the largest fine the EC has ever imposed for a cartel after it found that they had colluded for 14 years on truck prices and the timing of, and passing on the costs of, the introduction of emissions technology. Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler, which was hit with a €1bn fine, said it regretted what had […]
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 […]
Scania, Nestlé, UPS and Route Monkey have signed up to a new international partnership focused on tackling road freight emissions.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has welcomed a call by the European Commission for France and the UK to address the issue of excessive Channel tunnel rail freight charges.