Mini car production at BMW’s Cowley plant could be severely disrupted after HGV drivers at Imperial Logistics International UK, who deliver components to the factory, voted in favour of a six-day strike.
Road tanker and logistics company Abbey Logistics has extended its partnership with recycling and waste management company Viridor.
Leading hauliers have joined forces with the RHA and a host of other trade bodies to write to the Prime Minister urging him to take urgent action to tackle the HGV driver shortage.
HGV operators should adopt approved vehicle retrofit solutions to meet the demands of London’s newly expanded Ultra Low Emission Zone, according to Zemo Partnership.
Coventry Council is helping local businesses switch to electric vehicles by offering the use of four battery-powered Mercedes-Benz eSprinters.
Hampshire-based haulier L Hunt & Sons, has taken delivery of two new bespoke built trailers from Andover Trailers, extending a relationship between the two companies dating back more than 30 years.
Government plans to allow foreign lorry drivers to undertake unlimited deliveries in the UK for two weeks at a time are a “shameful betrayal” of UK lorry drivers and haulage operators.
As London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) expands today (25 October) from central London to the North and South Circular roads, growing 18 times larger than its original size, Paul Willcox, MD at vehicle manufacturer Vauxhall, called for a single nationwide policy to simplify the rules and greater government aid for businesses.
Online electricals retailer AO is on the hunt for 100 HGV drivers and warehouse operatives and is offering up to £1,000 in starter bonuses to new recruits.
A national road pricing scheme to replace an emissions-based tax regime must not penalise the road haulage industry, MPs have been warned.