Rising fuel costs are forcing logistics businesses to freeze recruitment, lay-off staff and delay vehicle upgrades, according to a new study from FairFuelUK (FFUK) and FTA.
Europa Worldwide Group is looking to recruit 30 school leavers on a fast track training programme, which could see them earning £30,000 within four years.
Cardiff council leaders have, as expected, rejected proposals to include a charging clean air zone as part of the city’s plans to cut pollution.
The government has given Birmingham City Council the green light to roll out a charging clean air zone (CAZ) and approved £38m of mitigation funding.
Diesel price increases combined with depreciation charges due to Bowring Transport’s fleet renewal programme saw pre-tax profit in the company’s haulage division fall by 25% last year.
French shipping firm CMA CGM is set to takeover CEVA Logistics after building an almost 90% shareholding in the company after a public tender launched earlier this year.
Six months after leaving Fortec to join Palletways, Newark-based International Logistics Centre said it is reaping the benefits of Palletways’ IT system, which it claimed had cut administration hours at the haulage and freight forwarding business.
Cardiff is set to become the fourth city to reject using a fee charging clean air zone (CAZ) to cut pollution levels.
Biffa’s acquisition of Specialist Waste Recycling (SWRNewstar), announced today (12 March), has raised questions about the future of the firm’s national network of haulage subcontractors.
Massey Wilcox Transport is calling on the government to tackle the driver shortage crisis by introducing a loan scheme for trainee HGV drivers, which would operate in a similar way to the student loan system.