More than half of UK hauliers surveyed for a new industry research project have benefitted from adopting post-pandemic digital processes. Data from software specialist Mandata found 55% of its customers have been able to save 10 hours a week on manual job entries. However, 73% of haulage firms reported a significantly reduced cash flow as […]
Kent fruit haulier collapsed amid soaring overheads and operational difficulties, administrator reveals
The administrator of Kent-based Coolfruit said it had been unable to save the fresh fruit haulage business and was now attempting to sell off its assets instead. The Ashford company, which traded out of two operating centres and held a standard international licence authorising 25 HGVs and 25 trailers, appointed administrators from SFP Restructuring on […]
Transport for London (TfL) has told motortransport.co.uk a postponement to the Direct Vision Standard is being kept under consideration as concerns grow that manufacturers will struggle to fulfil vehicle orders.
A global shortage of shipping containers is threatening UK supply chains, Walker Logistics warned this week.