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.
The administrator for West of Scotland Heavy Haulage has confirmed that the company is currently being investigated by Police Scotland.
Creditors of Bedworth Haulage said they picked up on rumours of trouble at the company in the weeks before it entered administration.
West of Scotland Heavy Haulage (WSHH) failed because Police Scotland withdrew its escort service, effectively stopping the wind turbine transport firm from completing its contracts.
Cleveland Police is undertaking a “complex financial investigation” at an HGV training company that collapsed into administration earlier this month.