Inflation, weakening demand, social instability and the war in Ukraine are leading to tumultuous developments in road freight prices, according to the Road Freight Rate Benchmark for Q2 2022. Against this backdrop, rates on routes between France and the UK have grown “significantly less” than others around Europe, according to the report, which is produced by Transport Intelligence, digital data experts Upply and the World Road Transport Organisation. It found that only four routes saw contract prices fall quarter-on-quarter and […]
Langdons has taken on two more trailers from Gray & Adams to boost its urban delivery operations in cities in Scotland. The trailers are equipped with Anteo tuck-under tail-lifts, Whiting roller shutter doors and the latest Thermo-King Spectrum fridge units to cope with urban deliveries. The tractor units can also operate on overnight trunk routes using standard length trailers, resulting in greater operational efficiency.
Third-party logistics specialist, 3PL, has secured a multi-year partnership with British clothing manufacturer, Henri-Lloyd, to manage its e-commerce and logistics supply chain following the firm’s move to a direct-to-consumer (DTC) business model.