A Leicestershire haulier has had its licence revoked after failing to demonstrate financial standing and racking up an “appalling” test history. Welldone Logistics ran nine HGVs and four trailers from two depots in Coalville and Swadlincote, but it applied to increase this to 22 and 30 in 2019, despite a lack of financial evidence being provided. A public inquiry before the East of England traffic commissioner Richard Turfitt was scheduled after the operator subsequently provided evidence that showed it didn’t […]
“Draconian” sanctions are increasingly being imposed on firms in the supply chain who make honest mistakes when dealing with non-duty-paid goods, the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) has warned.
The Unite union has stoked the fire of an HGV drivers’ strike after accusing employers and the government of a “brazen lack of respect” which was now coming home to roost.
Mansel Davies & Son (MDSL) has had its licence revoked after a director ordered a junior member of staff to falsify maintenance records in a “disgraceful” act to cover-up an absence of vehicle safety checks.