Funding to help local hauliers upgrade their fleets to meet Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ) requirements has been almost tripled to £12,000. Local operators will be able to apply for the support, up from an original proposal of just over £4,000, which they can use towards purchasing Euro-6 trucks which meet the Greater Manchester CAZ requirements. Hauliers will also be given more time to upgrade their fleets, according to the city’s Clean Air Plan, published today (21 June). In […]
Suttons Tankers has landed a major five-year contract with BOC to provide inter-branch trunking services for the movements of full and empty gas cylinders across the UK.
Early indications suggest that the larger 15.65m longer semi-trailer size is proving a more popular option than its 14.6m counterpart in the Department for Transport’s (DfT) ten-year trial of the new lengths, announced last December. According to the DfT, “two or three” companies have returned their allowance of the smaller 14.6m design and MT has learnt the government is now permitting firms to swap allocations them between themselves, or even give them away as long as no business trials more […]