Wholesaler Booker Retail Partners is facing a summer of uncertainty after HGV drivers at its south east London depot were offered the chance to vote for strike action in a row over pay.
The government has forged ahead with its plan to overhaul the Highway Code, giving cyclists right of way at junctions and making HGV drivers bear the greatest responsibility to other road users.
Belper-based JC Balls & Sons has added a third MirrorCam-equipped Mercedes-Benz Arocs to its fleet, thanks to positive feedback from its drivers.
Gas supplier Air Products and Cummins have announced a partnership to accelerate the integration of hydrogen fuel cell trucks in Europe, the Americas and Asia.
Dairy logistics firm Arla has warned hundreds of stores across the UK are not receiving milk deliveries due a shortage of HGV drivers.
The Unite union is predicting a “long hot smelly summer of bin strikes” in south London after it claimed Serco had failed to enter into negotiations over deteriorating industrial relations.
Schmitz Cargobull has bolstered its sales team with three appointments ahead of production commencing at its new Manchester factory.
The ‘pingdemic’ and a global semiconductor shortage are both standing in the way of a recovery in UK commercial vehicle production, with figures showing a 21% reduction on the pre-pandemic average.
Logistics specialist Whistl has won a contract with NatWest Group, one of the largest mailers in the UK.
MV Commercial has opened a new depot in Chipping Norton, housing a changing stock of up to 30 vehicles as well as a sheltered servicing and valet marquee and office complex.