The National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service (NaVCIS) is urging hauliers to take action to prevent cargo theft after more than 900 notifications of freight crime were recorded in the first three months of 2021, with angle grinders used for the first time ever to break into metal sided trailers. PC Mike Dawber, field intelligence officer for NaVCIS Freight, said: “There was a national pattern of reduced crime reporting during the first national lockdown, due to the increase in the amount […]
Hauliers have seen a 37% reduction in unsafe driving behaviours and a 6% increase in miles per gallon (MPG) during the Covid-19 lockdown, according to telematics specialist Microlise.
County Antrim operator Woodside Haulage has acquired 20 new fixed roof Schmitz Cargobull curtainsiders to transport goods between the UK and Ireland.
HGV traffic to and from Ireland via Holyhead has slumped by around a third, according to port operator Stena Line.