Drivers face new challenges in era of change by David Coombes MD, Skills for Logistics We’re now two years into the Large Goods Vehicle Driver apprenticeship, and while we are seeing increasing uptake month on month it is still only scratching the surface in addressing the continuing driver shortage.
Delivery company Whistl has launched a new parcel carrier management system (CMS), which it says will be the platform for “new and exciting” services.
A no-deal Brexit will have a “severe” impact on the automotive sector, raising prices for customers and disrupting the industry’s just-in-time operating model, EU automotive organisations warned this week.
Connect Group is set to complete a £9.9m deal with property firm Urban Logistics for the sale and leaseback of six of Tuffnells’ depots, in a move aimed to cut the company’s debt.
Irish haulier Nolan Group is set to buy a Birmingham-based haulier and a supply chain business as it moves to expand its UK footprint, according to director Oliver Nolan.
A move to cut thousands of hours of unnecessary HGV roadside spot checks could be delayed by years after the DVSA declined to invest in the technology needed to read smart tachograph data.
Well-established Stockton-on-Tees container haulier NT Whitfield (Transport) has entered administration.
More HGV drivers have breached a weight restriction on a 13th Century bridge in Oxfordshire this year than for the whole of 2018, according to the council, which demands firms pay more attention to routeing and signage.
The government has stated that a no-deal Brexit would not see the repeal of legislation requiring the UK to introduce clean air zones to bring urban air quality up to EU standards.
Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) has received a “highly preliminary expression of interest” from former boss Andrew Tinkler who ran the company for a decade until 2014. The move comes only days after ESL revealed it had received a separate takeover bid from one of its current shareholders, Dbay Advisors. Dbay bought 51% of the ESL business from Tinkler five years ago. It is understood Tinkler is interested in participating in a refinancing of ESL which could involve a takeover bid. […]