DHL Supply Chain has hit back at union accusations that it sent drivers out last week in conditions that put their safety at risk. The company’s depot in Westfield, Cumbernauld, was accused by Unite Scotland of sending drivers out despite police and Government travel warnings. A spokesperson for DHL said: “The events in question relate to the period from Wednesday to Thursday and have been misreported. “Our drivers left the depot during an amber warning and each was briefed prior […]
The Scottish Government has launched a national low-emission strategy consultation, which could pave the way for London-style low emission zones within two years.
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire-based Buffaload Logistics has entered into a joint venture with Chiltern Cold Storage Group to open a new 22,000ft² chilled storage facility in Livingston, Scotland from mid-March.
The Scottish Government has not made a decision yet as to whether to introduce a “zero tolerance” drink drive limit for LGV drivers. It came as Holyrood reiterated its desire to reduce the general drink-drive limit from the current UK standard of 80mg per 100ml of blood to 50mg, after the granting of new powers by Westminster. A spokesman for the Scottish Government told MT it intends to launch a consultation later this year, with any changes to legislation likely […]