Extending drivers hours could leave hauliers and their drivers at risk of being prosecuted for dangerous driving, according to a transport lawyer. Vikki Woodfine, partner and head of road transport at solicitors DWF, joined many others from the industry in criticising the government’s decision to relax drivers’ hours in response to a significant shortage of staff in the industry. Woodfine said the move undermined the importance of drivers’ hours rules and could expose transport companies to significant risk. She said: […]
Continuing delays in the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) means operators are now on a cliff edge of financial ruin, the FTA has warned.
Cris Stephenson has taken on the role of UK MD at Pall-Ex, succeeding Adrian Russell who becomes group MD, and assumes exclusive responsibility for the pallet network’s European operations.
Pall-Ex has introduced a groupage service to support a new contract it is running together with Staples Solutions.