The transport secretary promised industry leaders last week that he is working hard to address the chronic shortfall in European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT) permits, which are vital to hauliers in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Almtone-owned Canute Group has narrowly avoided being wound up by HMRC after the taxman raised a petition against it. This came as the amount the firm owed to creditors ballooned to more than £135,000.
Eddie Stobart has spoken of its delight in being involved in the start of a new five-year distribution model with Tarmac, which has commenced this month.
Palletways UK has purchased longtime haulier member Systematic Logistics International (SLi) after it was placed into administration yesterday (29 November).
Fortec member Team C Express has joined the United Pallet Network (UPN), in addition to its Fortec membership.
Prolog, a Nottinghamshire warehousing, distribution and logistics provider, has been put up for sale after entering administration as expected.
Kinaxia Logistics has made its eleventh haulier purchase, snapping up Fresh Freight Group (FFG) in Gateshead.
The prime minister needs to get a Brexit deal through parliament, as the UK is only ‘four meals away from anarchy’ in the event of no-deal, delegates at the Feeding Cities Summit were told yesterday (21 November).
Registration is now open for next year’s Microlise Transport Conference, which takes place at The Ricoh Arena on 15 May.
Pallet-Track members have backed a move to increase the pallet network’s internal delivery rate to pay for power-assisted delivery equipment to address weight concerns.