Clipper Logistics has signed a “significant” new logistics contract with online fashion retailer PrettyLittleThing.com.
Viridor Waste Management has been ordered to pay more than £365,000 in fines and costs after a 56-year-old man was fatally injured in a lorry runaway incident at a hospital in Plymouth.
Discount retailers B&M Retail and Aldi are to open major new warehouses in the Bedford area.
The Reed Boardall Group has appointed a new MD of transport as part of efforts to get the business back on track after an 80% profits plunge last year.
Over a quarter of operators (26%) plan to purchase alternatively fuelled commercial vehicles in the next three years (such as the Volvo FL electric – pictured main), according to the findings of a far-reaching report into the future of the road transport industry.
Senior management at road transport operators in the UK do not believe that Brexit will damage their growth prospects in the short or medium-term, with a majority anticipating significantly or slightly better growth in 2018 and 2019.
This report is a barometer of the health and confidence of the UK road transport and commercial vehicle sector in 2018. It looks at the number of businesses running commercial vehicles in the UK, how many vehicles they operate, which vehicles are in use and how road transport operators view their future growth prospects. It also gauges opinions on how, when and why operators will buy commercial vehicles – as well as looking at how operators will react to changes […]
The road transport sector saw a significant leap in both the money it is owed by creditors and what it owes to suppliers and contractors during the first quarter of the year, new data from Creditsafe shows.
Axis Fleet Management has opened a mobile maintenance division to service its UK-wide customer base.
Some 58 different businesses have received nominations for the 2018 Motor Transport Awards, which takes place at the Grosvenor House Hotel on London’s Park Lane on 4 July, with DPD, Eddie Stobart Logistics, and Hermes leading the way with four nominations.