A police investigation into DX Group’s Exchange business has been dropped a month after it opened.
Birds Transport and Logistics made a pre-tax loss of £2.4m last year, according to newly published accounts.
Three new members were inducted into the Motor Transport Hall of Fame at this year’s Motor Transport Awards.
Wincanton were the big winners at the 32nd annual Motor Transport Awards last night, taking home Haulier of the Year against some stiff competition in the shape of Elddis Transport and Abbey Logistics – both of which were looking to take the biggest prize in transport for a second and third time respectively. As is now almost traditional at the MT Awards, DPD took home a handful of prizes; including awards for Innovation; Customer Care and Home Delivery Operator of […]
Henrik Henriksson took over the top job as president and CEO of Scania in January 2016, succeeding Per Hallberg, who had been filling the role since April 2015 when Martin Lundstedt defected to head up rival Volvo. Aged just 45, Henriksson was previously head of sales and marketing, having joined Scania as a management trainee in 1997. “It is the first time in Scania’s history that we have a non-engineer as CEO,” he says. “It is a sign of the […]
As the world’s largest new tyre manufacturer, turning over $28bn (£22bn) a year, it might seem surprising that Bridgestone also has a significant retread operation. It purchased global cold cure retread franchise Bandag, largely for its huge US operation, and acquired UK hot cure specialist Bulldog in Bourne, Lincolnshire. The fortunes of truck tyre retreaders have waxed and waned in the past decade as a period of high prices and shortages of new tyres prior to 2011 has since been […]
The Motor Transport Awards are the most prestigious event in the road transport calendar. All the names and faces of the freight industry are gathered at Park Lane’s Grosvenor House this evening, hoping to win one of the 20 coveted awards up for grabs. Follow the exciting night right here on Motortransport.co.uk, as we bring you all the highlights from this year’s event. Just hit ‘refresh’ in your browser to see the very latest updates. [View the story “Motor Transport […]
The government is launching a new transport investment strategy which will create a Major Road Network and significantly boost local road improvement funding as part of wider plans to rebalance the UK’s economy.
Jesse Norman MP has taken on the role of secretary of state for roads, local transport and devolution at the DfT.