Highways England is rolling out 93 new gritters for use this winter, to ensure key transport routes are kept open and running smoothly. The £16m government investment bolsters the agency’s 535-strong winter fleet, including 23 snow blowers capable of removing 2,500 tonnes of snow per hour. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said: “This year, it is more important than ever that Britain is prepared for the winter as we continue to tackle the pandemic. “Through this work, we’ll ensure key routes […]
Abbey Logistics Group has seen a significant improvement in its financial performance over the past six months, despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, chief executive Steve Granite said this week.
The amount of warehousing space being built must rise fivefold if the UK is to keep pace with the e-commerce market, according to research by law firm Addleshaw Goddard.
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) has called upon the government to speed up the “long overdue” creation of a funding and strategy package for Britain’s roads. CILT has urged the government to develop a plan that stretches further than the current five year strategy. Following the publication last November of Alan Cook’s independent review into the strategic road network, the government is due to publish findings of its study into alternative funding and ownership models for the […]