A “nonsensical” charging clean air zone (CAZ) could wreak economic damage on Tyneside and should be ditched in favour of a toll system on three bridges over the River Tyne, council leaders have warned.
Decisions by France and Germany to build domestic battery plants for electric vehicles will drive down the costs of the technology in HGVs, according to industry analysts.
Wincanton has had its long running contract with Valero Energy renewed and has also secured a contract extension with roofing products firm Marley.
CM Downton achieved a record turnover in the year it was acquired by EmergeVest for £75m, although costs associated with the deal weighed on the firm’s annual profit.
The deadline for entries for the Motor Transport Awards 2019 has been extended until 5pm on March 8. To get the extension entrants need to fill out a short online form on the Awards website. Please note that only extensions that have been requested will be granted. If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the event organiser Katy Matthews on 020 8912 2152.
Closing the skills gap the logistics industry faces is the responsibility of every operator, writes Think Logistics founder and Abbey Logistics group CEO Steve Granite.
Cleaner lorries can now receive a 10% reduction in the HGV road user levy.
Bibby Distribution has won a new contract with cardboard manufacturer Jardin Corrugated thanks to its high cube fleet expertise.