The accelerated pace of online shopping activity shows no signs of subsiding once the crisis is over, with supply chain operations and consumer preferences now permanently altered, according to a white paper from XPO Logistics.
The government is ramping up its zero carbon agenda, but how keen are HGV operators to jump onboard when the technology is struggling to keep pace with the demands of running a fleet of vehicles?
West Midlands-based manufacturer Bevan Group is working on a second consignment of tipping bodies for 14 FUSO Canter trucks to be operated by Leicester City Council.
The UK’s most northerly haulage company is celebrating its centenary with the delivery of a new Gray & Adams trailer mounted with Carrier Transicold’s flagship Vector HE 19 MT refrigeration unit.
Despite the high proportion of the 2 million people working in UK logistics that are mobile or remote workers, there has been a lack of a coherent and quality assured online training to help their career development. But that is now changing with the launch of Flow.
Gatwick-based logistics specialist DNA is gearing up for further expansion in 2021 following a 40% increase in palletised freight consignments since the Covid pandemic.
Three of Tuffnells’ former directors have returned to the company, following its management buy-out from the Connect Group in May this year.
A planned new nuclear plant at Sizewell could also be a centre of hydrogen production for vehicle use, and the plant developer is seeking expressions of interest for partners to produce hydrogen and use it to run heavy vehicles at the site on the Suffolk coast.
A new electric vehicle (EV) charter and accompanying training course have been launched by the Association of Fleet Professionals (AFP).
Manchester-based Romac Logistics has expanded into a major new head office and distribution centre at Unit 66 Finlan Road, Stakehill Industrial Estate which is owned by the COIF Charities Property Fund.