As the NHS continues to battle the Covid-19 pandemic, John Mitchell Haulage & Warehousing is to name each of its 21 new generation MAN TGX 26.470 tractor units after a healthcare charity. John Mitchell has a tradition of naming every vehicle, which began in the 1960s. In past years, names have included 2012 London Olympians, 2014 Ryder Cup golfers and World War One Victoria Cross recipients. To show its allegiance to the healthcare sector and the charities that support it, […]
The industry is facing a new shortage in essential fleet skills as companies restructure their businesses in the wake of the pandemic, FleetCheck has warned.
Pressure is mounting on the DfT and Treasury to ringfence the money raised by the HGV Road User Levy for the benefit of the road transport sector. The levy, which could begin in April 2014 if approved by Parliament, and will see operations pay a daily charge of up to a £10 or a maximum of £1,000 a year per truck to use of UK roads, is expected to raise net revenues of £20m. Almost all of this will be […]
Great Bear Distribution has said a large new DC it is to set up at Markham Vale, Chesterfield, will create a “significant” number of new jobs.