Maritime Transport rewarded over 2,000 drivers in December with a bonus payment which totals more than £1.3m and averages around £600 per driver. The bonuses relate to a significant reduction in road-related incidents in 2020, and an increase in the number of drivers who achieved top-end telematics grades. Another 69 drivers across Maritime’s depot network, who achieved optimal telematics grades for safe and efficient driving and remained incident-free throughout the year received an additional £1,000 uplift. Read more Maritime profits […]
“We’ll help you save time and avoid big fines” – Sarah Llewelyn, head of Shell Fleet Solutions UK, on why its new tolling solution is vital to hauliers
For fleets transporting goods between the UK and Europe, this year has presented further challenges for drivers. Additional border checks have caused increased traffic, and in April, trucks in Europe saw their waiting times at border crossings increase by 28%, compared to pre-crisis levels.
Plans to raise the London congestion charge by 30% and extend it to evenings and weekends, has been slammed by the logistics industry.
A parliamentary petition calling for the removal of temporary traffic measures to tackle congestion has reached over 15,800 signatures in just two days.