Meachers Global Logistics said one of its drivers could have been killed after youths threw rocks at its lorry from a bridge over the M271 in Hampshire. Dashcam footage showed the missile smashing the windscreen of the artic inches from the shocked driver’s face during the incident earlier this month. The HGV driver pulled over before the Redbridge roundabout in front of another lorry that had also been struck by a brick. Bob Terris, Meachers chairman, said: “It hit the […]
13) Steve Parkin Title: Chairman, Clipper Logistics Steve Parkin is one of those larger than life characters that still enliven the logistics industry. Having left school with no qualifications and after spending 18 months working as a coal miner, he built Clipper Logistics from a one man and a van operation to a £235m a year logistics empire in 30 years.
TNT Post has denied its practice of rewarding postmen for speedy deliveries is a problem, despite more mail having being found dumped by one of its employees.
Time is running out for HGV drivers and operators to oppose government plans to make lorry drivers legally liable in the event of a collision, the RHA warned this week.