DHL Supply Chain has revealed details of a major £90m fleet expansion that it has underway. The operator expects 90% of the 1,000 new vehciles ordered – a mixture of leased units direct from Volvo, Scania, DAF, as well as a quantity of ‘specialist units’ – to be in service by the end of the year. The majority are HGVs with around 40 vans for use in Life Sciences applications, the operator confirmed. DHL Supply Chain said the new vehicles […]
Technology firm TRAILAR is heading online to the Commercial Motor Show next month with its innovative solar product for HGVs and vans. Over the three-day show, taking place from 29 September to 1 October, visitors will be able to learn and gain valuable insight into how the solar technology works, and the potential operational savings across their fleets. Downloadable product specification sheets will provide key facts and savings from each type of vehicle, as well as a link to an […]
DHL drivers working on the JCB parts contract voted 95% in favour of strike action after their union accused the company of implementing a real terms pay cut.
A “huge increase” in mental health concerns in haulage during the Covid-19 pandemic has prompted the Unite trade union to push for an industry standard to tackle the growing crisis.