The government has an essential role to play in the roll-out of electric charging infrastructure across the capital, according to the FTA. Speaking after the launch of the London’s Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Taskforce Delivery Plan yesterday (17 June), Denise Beedell, policy manager for vans and urban at the FTA, said that while its members fully support the plan it will require central government to play its part. “The FTA is pleased to see the mayor of London has committed to […]
DAF Trucks has delivered the second largest market share its history.
The MD of Potter Logistics has described the 2013/14 financial year as another excellent one for the Selby-based business, with a near 50% increase in pre-tax profit.
Home delivery specialist Hermes has branded the Chancellor’s decision to implement a 3ppl rise in fuel duty as “a disaster for the haulage sector”. Jon Tobbell, commercial director at Hermes, says: “Whilst we welcome the freeze in Vehicle Excise Duty, it pales into significance when compared to the pain being experienced by hauliers as a result of the rising price of fuel. “At Hermes we have seen a 30% increase in fuel costs and now spend well over £10m annually. […]