John Murphy and Sons has purchased a fleet of FUSO Canter Tippers with diesel-electric drivelines to avoid Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) charges and cut fuel costs.
The government has given the go ahead for category B licence holders to operate heavier vans, so long as the vehicles run on alternative fuel.
Challenge Group has acquired TRG Logistics for an undisclosed sum, in a move it claims has created one of the largest providers of HGV drivers and warehouse staff in the UK.
TfL has “no plans” to reinstate a dedicated freight team for London, according to TfL transport commissioner Mike Brown.
A majority of operators would consider leaving a client if the introduction of a clean air or low emission zone meant that doing business with them would no longer pay, according to the findings of the Asset Alliance Industry Monitor 2019.
Suttons Tankers has extended its contract with waste reclamation and recycling solutions specialist Tradebe UK for another five years.
TfL has put up £50,000 towards a new freight hub in Hammersmith, which is intended to reduce traffic and congestion in the capital.
A fourth consultation into London’s Direct Vision Standard (DVS) has launched, despite an FTA warning that the mayor’s initiative will not achieve zero vehicular harm.
Welsh quarrying and haulage group GD Harries (GDH) is to be sold to construction materials company SigmaRoc.
MAN Truck and Bus enjoyed its best year for truck sales for a decade in 2018 but speaking at a press conference yesterday UK MD Thomas Hemmerich warned that the “legislative environment going forward is hard to read so is more challenging than before”.