Why urban driving standard cannot come soon enough

September 24, 2019 Sponsored Support

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.

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Nolan Group eyes double deal

September 23, 2019 Carol Millett

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.

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HGV drivers flout bridge weight restriction

September 20, 2019 Chris Tindall

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.

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Former Stobart boss Andrew Tinkler ‘preparing bid’ for company

September 20, 2019 Tim Wallace

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. […]