UK CV production grew by 7.5% in July marking the fifth month of consecutive growth, but output remains almost 24% below the five-year average, according to new figures. The SMMT said 5,625 units were produced last month, a significant increase on July 2020 when production lines were running at reduced capacity. However, year-to-date production remains 21.3% below the average, with blame apportioned to the scarcity of semiconductor chips and an increase in workers who were required to self-isolate. The SMMT […]
Hermes is taking part in a trial to find out how other road users interact with an apparently driverless van, in order to discover if autonomous vehicles might help their business.
A lot has happened since I last interviewed Wincanton chief executive James Wroath (pictured) back in January. The upshot being that we’re now chatting from our homes via Zoom rather than sitting in the back office of a Sainsbury’s depot in north London.
Hauliers are looking to use technology to maximise fleet efficiency to a greater degree than before the Covid-19 pandemic, according to software specialist FleetCheck which has seen more than 100 new users sign up to its fleet management software and volumes back to pre-coronavirus crisis levels.