Arundel-based events logistics experts RT Page has joined The Pallet Network (TPN) covering parts of the GU and BN postcodes as part of a strategy to develop its domestic haulage business.
An 11th hour plea by the new owners of Aspray Transport, days before it went into administration last month, that its operating licences be surrendered rather than revoked, to avoid “negative connotations”, was rejected by the traffic commissioner who ruled that it “must have been abundantly clear” during due diligence that the firm had insufficient funds to qualify for the eight licences.
The steps transport and logistics firms can take to attract more young people into the industry will be outlined at a seminar session to be held as part of a Future Skills Theatre at the IMHX show at the Birmingham NEC on the morning of 24 September.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has told motortransport.co.uk that scrapping high-speed rail link HS2 would create “substantial problems” for tipper operators servicing current construction work.
A complete ban on mobile phone use while driving – including hands-free – is long overdue and should be relatively easy to enforce, according to licence checking service Licence Bureau.
Whistl’s strategy of focusing on the parcel delivery sector appears to be paying off after the distribution firm claimed the 2019 peak period was stacking up to be its busiest on record.
Companies owed money following the collapse of own account operator Poundworld Retail may only receive a tiny fraction of the estimated £204m owed to them, after the administrator said there was just £600,000 available to distribute.
Pall-Ex has hailed its partnership with online retailer Tile Mountain as a great success having seen the account grow year-on-year since it first took on distribution in 2013.
Warehouse occupiers, led by retailers and 3PLs, are pushing ahead with plans to upgrade their networks, despite the current political and economic uncertainty.
Ford Trucks has signed a deal with TIP Trailer Services for after-sales services in Western Europe.