Pall-Ex Group has revealed plans to expand further into Europe following last month’s management buyout that saw founder, owner and chairwoman Hilary Devey step away from the day-to-day running of the business.
Protecting the seamless movement of goods after Brexit, boosting driver facilities, expanding Heathrow and helping hauliers decarbonise; the FTA has handed its own election manifesto to the main political parties.
Network Rail has insisted there is no excuse for HGV drivers not to know the height of their vehicles and it will support regulatory action against companies that are involved in bridge strikes.
Moody Logistics has highlighted the need for government support of the haulage and logistics industry after business secretary Andrea Leadsom paid a visit to the family-run firm. MD Caroline Moody said she explained to her “the vital role it plays in satisfying the demand for cheaper goods and keeping the country stocked and supplied” during a 15-minute private meeting on Wednesday (27 November). The business secretary toured the Cramlington company’s logistics hub along with the Conservative candidate for the Blyth […]
Truck turnaround times at the Port of Liverpool have fallen after owner Peel Ports said it had turned its focus to road haulage efficiencies. It said October was a “record-breaking” month for its container operations with quayside and landside throughput exceeding all previous figures with year-on-year growth of 12%. The port also said turnaround times for hauliers is now consistently below 40 minutes. David Huck, Peel Ports MD said: “More businesses are realising that it makes more sense to ship […]
The National Grid is ready to overcome the challenges of recharging large volumes of electric vehicles and so range anxiety need not be a barrier to the widespread adoption of low emissions vehicles, according to Graeme Cooper, project director – electric vehicles at National Grid.
2020 may be the year when battery electric vehicles some of age and what have been until now largely prototypes start to become mainstream, according to speakers in the Tech Talk sessions at the 2019 Freight in the City Expo at London’s Alexandra Palace last week.
Eddie Stobart’s former boss Andrew Tinkler (pictured) claims to have secured better-than-expected support from investors for a £70m rescue of Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL), just days after announcing his intentions.
Electric delivery fleet Gnewt by Menzies Distribution has delivered its ten millionth parcel emission-free, saving what it estimates to be 2.3m kg of CO2 compared to standard diesel delivery vehicles.
Ipswich-based Green and Skinner (Haulage) has closed down, with the loss of 43 jobs.