Isuzu Truck UK is helping to fix holes in the roads after it supplied two 11-tonne rigids to road repair specialist Velocity that can tackle both rural lanes and busy urban areas. The F110.210(E) rigid trucks have a specialist Velocity body fitted to them, which provides a short wheelbase and vehicle width that facilitates access to tight single-track lanes, as well as making light work of holes in city areas. The 11-tonne chassis provides Velocity with an increased chassis payload, […]
Wincanton says it is making good progress this financial year in its strategy to return to “sustainable profit growth”. An interim statement issued today (26 July), for the period commencing 1 April, reveals the logistics giant has traded in line with expectations and with a strong new business momentum. In particular, Wincanton has won an “important” new multi-channel contract with Kiddicare, secured a new deal with Rolls Royce, as well as scooped shared-user warehousing business with The Retail People and […]
The government is to spend £1.7bn on improving the roads, repair bridges and fill in millions of potholes as the country starts a tentative return to work.
The only way to ensure the long-term health of the UK’s ailing roads network and plug a £10bn funding shortfall is to wrest control away from the government, a new CBI report has claimed. With the economy already losing up to £8bn a year in congestion related costs, the report, titled: ‘Bold thinking: a model to fund our future roads’, makes the case for something along the lines of what has taken place in the UK’s utility sector. This would […]