An HGV driver who attempted to smuggle £4m worth of cocaine into the country in his bed has been jailed for 14-and-a-half years. Karol Niewiadomski (pictured), 30, from Poland, claimed he did not know the drugs were in his vehicle when it was searched by Border Force officials at Dover port on 7 January this year. Officers discovered 50kg of the class A drug in cardboard boxes within the sleeping area of Niewiadomski’s cab. A quantity of amphetamine was also […]
Deben Transport’s claim for damages in relation to the truck cartel could be as much as £8m and, if successful, would potentially result in a payout to trade creditors, according to the administrator.
ParcelHero said the country’s courier firms were ready to resume their role in keeping the nation fed and provisioned should stricter lockdown rules be introduced next week.
Haulage operators are demanding government action after a record spike in volumes, combined with a dearth of drivers made worse by a backlog in HGV driver tests, threatened to push many to the brink.