The European Parliament has approved the first ever EU regulation governing CO2 emissions for trucks, which will force manufactures to slash emissions by nearly a third no later than 2030.
A ban on the sale of new diesel-powered HGVs by 2040 in order to “decarbonise freight” is practicable if the government and industry work together on alternatives, a new report claims.
OSE European has joined the Fortec network, replacing Hedley Transport which moved to Palletline.
Police in North Yorkshire are stepping up patrols along the A1M corridor and the A19 as part of an operation to tackle rising cargo thefts.
Leading employment agency Manpower is doing its bit to ease the shortage of HGV drivers by launching a Driver Academy, which it hopes will train over 400 new drivers every year. Steve Hobson reports.
John Jempson & Son has backed the call for a government loan scheme for trainee HGV drivers, which would operate along the same lines as a student loan.
Kuehne + Nagel is closing down its Birmingham and Nottingham depots and transferring 270 staff to East Midlands Gateway (EMG) as it gears up to reach full operational capacity at the new hub within weeks.
A major fire that destroyed ArrowXL’s Worcester hub, combined with a “deteriorating” retail environment, dealt a body blow to the company’s pre-tax profit last year.
Palletforce member Garrett Transport will switch to Pallet-Track this summer.
Dawsongroup has appointed James Gysin as general manager for national and key accounts at its truck and trailer operation.