Freight forwarding group Davies Turner has promoted Darren McLaughlan, head of the firm’s subsidiary’s operations in Scotland, and Jason Edwards, who leads the company’s freight services in South West England, to the position of board directors. Darren McLaughlan joined Davies Turner in 2008 and is branch manager at Davies Turner’s freight and logistics centre in Cumbernauld, where he is said to have made the branch “highly profitable”. Jason Edwards manages Davies Turner’s freight operations in the South West of England. […]
Activity in the UK’s haulage sector is back to 84% of pre-Covid-19 levels but is still lagging behind its EU peers, according to research by Geotab and Webfleet Solutions.
All 39 jobs have been lost at family transport firm Mann Haulage in Chester-le-Street after the company was forced to close down last month.
Freight levels to Northern Ireland will fall unless border friction is sorted, Logistics UK warns MPs
Hauliers will lose out on trade between Britain and Northern Ireland if the government does not move swiftly to ease border friction, Logistics UK director of policy Elizabeth de Jong told MPs this week.