Pentalver is to be acquired by United States-based rail freight company Genesse & Wyoming (G&W) for an undisclosed sum. The deal will see G&W, which also owns multimodal operator Freightliner, acquire the container haulier from parent APM Terminals in the first quarter of 2017, subject to closing conditions being fulfilled. G&W said the deal will allow it to boost its service in the UK by utilising both Pentalver’s 150-strong fleet and Freightliner’s fleet of approximately 250 trucks, which the latter […]
How can we move freight with reduced environmental impact? Speaking in a session on Eco trucks at the Commercial Motor Show, Kevin Buck, MD of HazComp, highlighted the concept of the 25.25m long, 60-tonne GCW road train over seven, eight or nine axles.
Companies whose drivers hit bridges in their lorries will be hauled before the traffic commissioner and could face “exceptionally harsh” punishments, according to road transport solicitors.
Many of the UK’s major multi-modal operators will be heading to the Multimodal exhibition at the Birmingham NEC later this month.