Thefts from lorries increased by 6.3% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2018 with 454 reported incidents, according to a new crime report.
British Sugar has agreed to make changes to its haulage scheme after alienating some operators by encouraging capacity investment with no guarantee of tonnage.
Former staff at Lincolnshire sugar beet haulier M and J Haulage are expected to be paid outstanding claims shortly following the firm’s collapse into administration last year.
Unsecured creditors of failed Deben Transport will not see a payout unless a claim relating to the truck cartel case proves successful, the firm’s administrators have said.
The M20 will be contraflowed as a temporary solution to Operation Stack, to allow traffic to travel in both directions between junctions 8 and 9 when HGVs are being queued, according to the government.
Family-run John Jempson & Son added more than £1m to its turnover last year, thanks to a buoyant construction market in London.
Drivers’ jobs have been safeguarded following the administration of wholesaler Conviviality after its drink supplier arm was sold to C&C Group.
A turn-round strategy introduced at Aspray Transport last year led to the next day carrier spending almost £400,000 to tackle a “highly challenging” environment resulting in the firm recording a loss.
The future of Linconshire Hazchem and Palletways Network haulier Rase Distribution has been secured after it was sold to HW Coates in Leicestershire.
Rhys Davies & Sons saw turnover rise by 3% last year to £39m thanks to growth among customers in the housing market and the food products sector.