FORS is reducing its annual subscription fee for members from next month in a move aimed at helping hauliers during the pandemic. The reduction, for new and existing members, is based on fleet size and means an operator with between six and 10 HGVs will see the fee cut by 4.8%; an operator running 11 to 25 HGVs will see it cut by 5.6% and if the fleet includes between 51 and 100 lorries then the cost will be reduced […]
The need for reduced handling during the Covid-19 crisis at a time when fewer people have been in their places of work has also given some operations an opportunity to experiment with limited autonomous delivery projects, although not in the UK.
Commercial vehicle manufacturing fell 15.5% in 2020, in what the SMMT said was “the worst year in a lifetime”.
The cost of rolling-out and running Whistl’s end-to-end final mile delivery service had exceeded £10m by the end of 2014, newly published accounts reveal.