The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) could spark disaster for supply chains, with European hauliers not prepared to deliver into London, according to Kent-based Rendrive Haulage. The company is pleading with the mayor to review its implementation after MD Tony O’Malley said he had been told by its continental partners that they were refusing to deliver materials into the capital. He said: “We run construction consolidation centres within the M25, which are detailed on the TfL [Transport for London] consolidation centre […]
The DfT has denied that it is looking to replace the HGV Road User Levy with a distance-based road user charge for HGVs.
Scania has completed its Next Generation line-up with the launch of the low entry L-series cab, designed for urban operations where direct vision is essential.
Pall-Ex is to extend its Iberian network’s coverage to include the Canary Islands. Pall-Ex Iberia, which is celebrating its first anniversary, operates across Spain, Portugal and the Balearic Islands from a hub in Madrid. It has 33 haulier members and in its first year handled over 100,000 pallets. Enric Estruch, MD of Pall-Ex Iberia, says: “We are now in a position to start operating in the Canary Islands, which opens up a host of further possibilities for us.” Last month […]