Eddie Stobart Logistics’ plans to build a £75m national distribution centre on green belt land at Appleton Thorn has won the backing of Warrington Borough Council but local councils opposed to the scheme are calling on the Secretary of State to veto the decision.
Steve Porter Transport has been added to the Knights of Old portfolio in a move that sees the group strengthen its links in the south of England.
Congestion on the A1 combined with the challenges of making B2C deliveries has seen International Logistics Centre stop delivering for Palletways, nine months after joining the network.
Connect Group has warned its performance since May has been “slightly below” market expectations, as it revealed that its plan to slash group debt through the sale and leaseback of property had hit the buffers.
The British crew of the 1990 World Dragon Boat Championships is reuniting to raise funds for Teesside Hospice in memory of former team mate David Preston of Prestons of Potto, who died in March.
A £2.1bn funding package for no-deal Brexit preparations is not enough to cover the costs the haulage industry will incur, the FTA is warning.
Hauliers heading for the Channel crossings in the event of a no-deal Brexit will face a £300 fine if they try to avoid queues by using alternative routes to those designated under Operation Brock. Hauliers without the proper paperwork needed at the border will also be turned back.
A management restructuring at Matthew Kibble Transport has seen operations director Mark Attwell promoted to the role of MD with former incumbent Matthew Kibble now chairman.
Kitchen retailer and Motor Transport Awards winner Wren Kitchens is on the hunt for drivers and warehouse staff as it prepares to open a new depot on the outskirts of Manchester.
Europa Worldwide Group is to run its apprenticeship driver programme for the second year after its first two candidates passed with flying colours.