The DVSA has been forced to take on extra staff to address a backlog of annual test results created by an IT glitch that has prevented hauliers from paying their Vehicle Excise Duty (VED).
Scania has used its modular system to develop a driverless, battery-powered concept vehicle that can be used for multiple urban purposes, from ferrying commuters to delivering parcels and collecting refuse.
Lenham Storage Company has taken on a production and quality director and expanded its geographic footprint with the launch of new subsidiary Lenham Storage (Midlands), which is based in Loughborough.
The German parent company of logistics firm Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has pledged to back its UK division until “at least” September 2020, after the Lichfield-based firm saw its operating loss almost double last year.
Natural gas fuel supplier CNG Fuels is set to open five new natural gas refuelling stations this year.
Wincanton has appointed a new chief executive after the decision by its current CEO Adrian Colman to retire.
Scania (Great Britain) has appointed Paul Smith as marketing director with a brief to bring on board “fresh thinking and ideas” in the face of “rapid and radical change” in the automotive industry.
Hermes UK has launched an apprenticeship scheme to tackle the driver shortage and ensure a pipeline of talent for the company.
The government has given the go ahead for category B licence holders to operate heavier vans, so long as the vehicles run on alternative fuel.
Kuehne + Nagel is closing down its Birmingham and Nottingham depots and transferring 270 staff to East Midlands Gateway (EMG) as it gears up to reach full operational capacity at the new hub within weeks.