Electrification of road transport is gaining momentum as a solution for long-term decarbonisation of the global transportation sector.
The Port of Felixstowe has apologised for disruption to hauliers after a perfect storm of surging import volumes, empty containers and Covid-19 led to long delays at the country’s largest container terminal.
Cartwright Conversions, a subsidiary of the Cartwright Group in administration, has been sold to Sheffield-based Trek Group in a £4.8m deal.
Yodel could be facing strike action among staff after the parcel carrier offered them a “miserly” 1.6% pay deal.
A Scottish transport company is threatening to move its business south of the border after the council claimed it had been operating illegally for four years.
Former staff at Cartwright Group who lost their jobs when the business entered administration are pursuing legal action after alleging that it failed to properly consult them.
Matlock Transport was almost saved from closure in the days running up to its liquidation when an offer to buy the business was received, the liquidator has told motortransport.co.uk.
NWF, the distributor of fuel, food and feed that owns Boughey Distribution, said trading for the three months since June had been in line with expectations, with net debt reflecting normal seasonal fluctuations.
Somerset’s Peter Green Haulage said a focus on fleet utilisation and reducing high fixed costs helped boost turnover by more than 10% last year, to £17m.
Hermes has opened a new distribution depot in West Thurrock as part of an investment programme to meet online shopping demand.