Hauliers were fined over £630,000 for not having the right paperwork to enter Kent at the end of the Brexit transition period, DfT has revealed.
The government’s “insane” immigration policy is to blame for the lorry driver shortage, and not Brexit, the head of retail giant Next said this week.
Deliveries from Arla’s Aylesbury distribution centre are facing major delays after vegan climate activists blockaded all entrances and exits this morning (31 August).
As Scania Trucks announced a week-long shut down at its European plants today (31 August), due to the global shortage of semi-conductors, other truck manufacturers told MT they are also struggling with the shortage and warned of extended lead times on truck orders next year.
Scania is to halt production at its European truck plants this week due to the shortage of semi-conductors, it confirmed today (31 August).
The government must not put a date on banning diesel trucks until it has developed a clear plan to help manufacturers and operators make the transition to zero emission HGVs, SMMT warned this week.
Route optimisation and decarbonisation specialist The Algorithm People (TAP) has appointed Stephen Kelly as non-executive chair, as the company gears up to go global.
The trailblazer group for the logistics sector has expressed frustration at the delay in getting an apprenticeship for urban driving up and running, despite the current significant skills shortage.
Another lorry park in Kent has been given the go-ahead, just days after a logistics firm confirmed that its Dover parking site would be ready by November.
An HGV had its windscreen smashed by two teenage boys seen throwing items off a bridge over the A505 Baldock Bypass.