Motorway trials of autonomous HGV platoons have begun after the project stalled during the start of the pandemic. The consortium behind the trials told motortransport.co.uk this week that the trucks are on the roads and are likely to be spotted on motorways over the summer. However, consortium member the Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) added that the various routes taken by the platoons would not be released “for safety reasons”. A TRL spokeswoman said: “The on-road trials will run for nearly […]
Best practice advice for operators involved in the collection and delivery of vehicles has been produced to keep the supply chain moving during the lockdown.
Wincanton has reported continued profitability in July and August with particularly strong performance in digital and e-fulfilment.
Losses at the company which operates the M6 toll road continued to mount last year as the volume of traffic using the route fell.