The transport industry has given a mixed reaction to today’s (3 March) Spring Budget. Logistics UK welcomed chancellor Rishi Sunak’s moves to support the recovery of the economy, including a freeze in fuel duty and extension to the furlough scheme, but said the industry needed to see greater investment in training programmes to help fill growing job vacancies. Meanwhile, e-commerce specialist Parcelhero warned the Budget would “fail to rescue retail or bail out business”. Alex Veitch, general manager of public […]
Royal Mail’s “incredibly successful” parcel-pick up service has collected one million parcels from customers’ doors since its launch in October 2020.
Cold chain industry in spotlight after new data reveals environmental impact of diesel refrigeration units
Research into greenhouse gases from diesel-powered auxiliary transport refrigeration units (auxTRUs) has estimated that there are up to 2,100 HGVs in Scotland making a significant contribution to transport-related emissions.
The future of Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port factory is jeopardised by high manufacturing costs and Brexit, according to owner PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares.