Wincanton has invested in 360-degree cameras and telematics technology across its home delivery fleet.
“It’s been a bit of a rollercoaster start,” James Wroath laughs, as he begins describing his first five months as chief executive of Wincanton.
A breakdown in car MOT tests in Northern Ireland could hit HGV testing slots after the Driver & Vehicle Agency (DVA) resorted to using heavy duty lanes in a bid to clear the backlog.
This year’s CV Show is to tackle negative perceptions of the transport and logistics industry and its worsening skills shortage.
The Minister of State for the Future of Transport, Mr George Freeman MP, will make an official visit to the inaugural Innovation & Technology in Transport (ITT Hub) at Farnborough International Conference & Exhibition Centre on Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 May.
Carters Haulage in Hertfordshire has entered administration and ceased trading.
The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) has partnered with charity Mates in Mind to improve the mental health of its workforce and members.
Administrators handling the affairs of Clugston Group said they had successfully agreed a sale of the share capital of its haulage arm, Clugston Distribution Services (CDS).
The current industry skills shortage may not be resolved by proposals to reduce the salary threshold for immigration after Brexit – because HGV drivers are generally paid more than £30,000, according to Talent in Logistics.
A new e-commerce logistics business set up by the co-founder of Ireland’s Nightline has teamed up with BWG Foods to provide a pick-up and return service for online purchases.