The government is pushing ahead with plans to allow category B (car) licence holders to operate heavier vans if they are fitted with alternative fuel systems. A DfT consultation last autumn proposed that standard licence holders be allowed to drive vans weighing up to 4.25 tonnes if they are powered by electricity, natural gas, LPG or hydrogen. The current weight limit is 3.5 tonnes, but as alternative fuel technology can weigh more than a conventional vehicle, operators are left with […]
Clipper Logistics is to replace DHL Supply Chain as Arcadia’s store delivery partner.
The government is to spend £1.7bn on improving the roads, repair bridges and fill in millions of potholes as the country starts a tentative return to work.
Bibby Distribution will use its full allocation of 25 longer semi-trailers (LSTs) when it takes delivery of twelve more 15.65m models. They will join 13 identical Don-Bur trailers which Bibby added to its fleet in 2012 as part of the on-going trial of longer trailers.