Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) made a statutory loss of £238.9m last year after ratcheting up exceptional costs of £200.2m, including a £169.2m impairment charge.
Cartwright Group subsidiary Cartwright Rentals has opened a new site near Leeds as part of plans to increase its national network.
A partnership between Menzies Distribution and UK Flooring Direct, launched a week into the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown, has proven its ability to adapt to challenging circumstances.
A new £1m project will see Loughborough University team up with Highways England to assess the challenges that connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) will face on the UK’s motorways.
Conservative peer Lord Attlee has weighed in on the side of the logistics industry by tabling an amendment which could end the DVSA’s monopoly on HGV testing.
The acquisition of ARR Craib helped boost Gregory Distribution Holdings profits last year and offset the impact of a bad debt acquired after a major customer went bust.
Land, sea and air freight and logistics firm Amco Services (International) has been sold in a pre-pack deal which has saved 160 jobs.
The FTA is calling for the government to switch the logistics industry’s Apprenticeship Levy payments to a Skills Levy so firms can retrain staff in new roles rather than make them redundant.
Moto’s offer of free meals for HGV drivers parking overnight at their facilities, launched at the start of the pandemic lockdown, comes to an end this week.
The Treasury has suspended the HGV Road User Levy for a year to help hauliers recover from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.