Half of all HGV, freight and cargo crimes in 2020 occurred at unsecured road side parking, with almost a quarter taking place at motorway service areas (MSAs), according to the freight division of the National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service (NAVCIS). In its latest annual cargo crime report, NAVCIS revealed that the highest number of cargo thefts in 2020 was from trucks parked at the roadside, accounting for 50% of all offences, followed by MSAs at 22%, secure yards at 12% […]
Government plans to build a £250m lorry park in Kent to prevent delays caused by Operation Stack have been criticised by the Transport Committee, which described the decision as “rushed” and called for more research into its cost and impact.
Bradford-based Advanced Supply Chain has continued to grow turnover, revealing a revenue boost of nearly 15% to £31.7m for the year ended 30 June 2013 (2012: £27.6m).
Westminster Council’s decision to educate rather than rain down fines on operators delivering during the Games, has avoided the issuing of £526,000 worth of penalties. During the Olympics, Westminster Council extended a pilot scheme that saw marshals educating rather than punishing operators delivering to London’s Leicester Square, after the introduction of new restrictions early this year. A Westminster Council spokesman says of the team of 40 marshals who were deployed during the night through to early morning: “Our marshals were […]