It’s been a dramatic year in home delivery. ArrowXL was forced to watch one of its key hubs burn to the ground, and DX Group lost its senior leadership team after years of unrest and financial turbulence. To recap what’s happened in the sector in 2017 here’s a look back at it, neatly boxed up for you.
Hilary Devey entered her company’s 20th anniversary party with a person on each side holding her up. As the trio inched its way to the stage, it looked as if something was very wrong.
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.
From Palletforce’s new £50m super hub to Pall-Ex’s expansion across Europe, 2017 has been an exciting year for the pallet networks. MT takes a look back at what the year held for the sector’s players.
It might be a marmite relationship for many in the industry, but our Most Read of the year on Motortransport.co.uk clearly shows that you simply can’t ignore Eddie Stobart.
Fifty years ago Volvo came to the UK. What better way to mark its half century than the FH winning the prestigious Fleet Truck of the Year award?
As Palletline celebrates its 25th year, we caught up with long-serving former chairman Trevor Ellis.
As the UK inflation rate rose through the year to reach 3.1% in November, the highest in nearly six years, 2017 saw industrial unrest gather momentum in the logistics sector, as drivers demanded increased pay or bridled against company measures to cut costs.
Winner of the Team of the Year award was Pall-Ex, which has undergone a period of change and renewal bringing it back to the top of its game.
Anyone looking for insight into what Brexit holds for the economy of the United Kingdom should definitely not read the Department for Exiting the European Union Sectoral Analyses. Those familiar with road transport industry will find little to further educate the way they run their business, or respond to challenges in the sector.