The HSE has has issued a safety alert concerning swing-up stabilisers on lorry loader cranes after a number of fatalities linked to their use.
Trailer manufacturer Montracon has been fined £172,500 for safety breaches after a worker suffered head injuries after falling from a stepladder.
A tired DHL deliver driver is likely to have died in a crash due to falling asleep at the wheel near the end of his shift, Derby Coroner’s Court heard.
XPO Logistics has appointed Dr Nicholas Head to lead the company’s environmental and sustainability organisation in the UK and Ireland. Dr Head will report to Nigel Rouch, operational excellence director, and Dan Myers, managing director for the region. Prior to joining XPO, Dr Head had senior roles with Encore Environment and SusConnect and consulted on corporate strategies for environmental, energy and resource management. In 2019, Dr Head co-founded the not-for-profit Transnational Transparent Procurement Foundation to pioneer sustainable procurement technologies. Read […]
Logistics giant DB Schenker has made Europe’s largest pre-order for electric trucks so far after signing a deal with Volta Trucks for 1,470 Volta Zero trucks.
Global logistics business WTA Group is relocating its head office from London to the Manchester International Office Centre (MIOC), close to Manchester Airport.
Freight volumes from the Port of Dublin to Liverpool and Holyhead fell by 19% in the first nine months of 2021 compared to the same period in 2020, whilst volumes on routes from Rosslare in south-east Ireland to Pembroke and Fishguard dropped by 30%, according to a report from the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO).
Northern Ireland TST Group has purchased West Bromwich automotive parts distributor Warley Carriers.
Lancashire haulage and stone merchants company J&J Ashcroft has gone into administration after battling with ill health and the the impact of the Covid pandemic and the driver shortage.
Fleet service provider Greenhous has acquired Heatons Truck Group, adding four more DAF locations to its business.