The MT team is back in the podcast studio after a summer break, and if you’re ready for a hit of the latest news being dissected and discussed, the latest Motor Transport Podcast will not disappoint. In this episode, Christopher, Chris and Emma chat about London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s newly proposed Direct Vision Standard, which could see up to 35,000 HGVs banned from the city’s roads by 2020, and the implications this could have on businesses. The team also discusses […]
2013 was a year of moves forward for every transport firm listed on the Stock Exchange. And while we lost CityLink (to a management buy-out), we gained Royal Mail – and a whole heap of market capitalisation. So without further ado – let’s find out who the big winners were!
DHL Supply Chain has won a £14 million contract renewal with Travis Perkins Group, which will see it handle 160,000 deliveries per year. The three and a half year contract extension will see the firm manage national transport operations from the builders merchant’s Northampton DC, moving 20,000 loads annually. It will transport goods for the group’s retailers, including Wickes, Tile Giant, City Plumbing Supplies, City Heating Spares and Toolstation, to 1,000 branches nationwide. DHL has worked with Travis Perkins for […]
Own-account operators should take ownership of compliance and take HGV operating seriously, or they could face consequences to their O-licence, a traffic commissioner (TC) has warned.