DHL Supply Chain will insure itself while running autonomous trucks in the Transport Research Laboratory’s (TRL) £8.1m trial of platooning trucks in the UK.
There is widespread agreement among UK and Irish parties that there should be no return to what has been labelled a ‘hard border’ separating Northern Ireland and Ireland after Brexit.
Platooning HGVs will be on major UK roads by the end of 2018, after the government committed £8.1m to trials of the autonomous vehicles.
Industry leaders have called for logisitcs to be given dispensation after Brexit due to its reliance on EU workers. MT examines the issue.
XPO Logistics has renewed its contract with spirits company Maxxium UK.
All of us can, and must, play a part in the fight against terrorism. Even before last year’s devastating attacks in Nice and Berlin, police had been working with the commercial vehicle sector to issue advice on how to reduce the risk of terrorists and organised crime gangs using vehicles as part of their attacks. Recent atrocities in Barcelona and before that London proved that this work is crucial and more difficult than ever, and the industry has a vested […]
In 2016 the UK road transport industry moved more freight by both weight and distance than it has ever done since modern records began According to newly published figures the UK road transport industry (excluding Northern Ireland) lifted freight amounting to 1.89 billion tonnes in 2016; a 15% increase year-on-year. This is the highest recorded collective weight since comparative records began in 1990.