Powys-based haulier Speed Welshpool is on the hunt for new drivers after investing £1.1m in its fleet over the past year. Part of the Palletways network, Speed Welshpool has doubled its fleet of HGVs to a total of 22 along with 22 trailers and eight vans. The company said the investment is the biggest in its history and marks a huge leap from five years ago when it operated a fleet of just ten HGVs. “Ploughing £1.1m into the business […]
Pressure is mounting on the DfT and Treasury to ringfence the money raised by the HGV Road User Levy for the benefit of the road transport sector. The levy, which could begin in April 2014 if approved by Parliament, and will see operations pay a daily charge of up to a £10 or a maximum of £1,000 a year per truck to use of UK roads, is expected to raise net revenues of £20m. Almost all of this will be […]
Kuehne + Nagel has been awarded a four year contract with Waitrose to operate its new NDC in Milton Keynes.
MV Commercial has secured a deal for 100 new specialist cranes as part of a multi-million-pound deal with Hiab UK and Ireland.