It could be at least another year before collective claims for compensation over price-fixing by a cartel of truck makers is heard pending the outcome of another case in the Supreme Court.
A ‘Warehouse to Wheels’ apprenticeship programme is proving successful at Moody Logistics, after the Cramlington firm helped one employee transition from its distribution depot to life on the road. The apprenticeship is seen as another way of tackling the current driver shortage and gives recruits a wider appreciation of logistics as they work towards their driver qualifications. Current apprentice Alex Skelton has now swapped warehouse duties for full-time driving after completing the Warehouse to Wheels programme. He said: “I would […]
The level of investment in connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) projects is unlikely to establish the UK as a leading centre of the technology, according to an analytics company.
Heathrow-based Acclaim Pallet Express (APEX) has joined Palletforce in a move designed to boost sales and volumes.
A council in North Yorkshire has issued a plea to operators to ensure their drivers do not attempt to cross a 19th Century Grade II listed bridge over the river Ouse.
Bridgestone has strengthened its senior management team with two new appointments in its consumer and commercial sales divisions.
Maritime has put in an order for 330 Scania tractor units, with 260 scheduled for delivery before the end of the year.
There is limited time left to set up the required infrastructure to undertake checks of HGVs bound for the continent in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to the National Audit Office (NAO).
Creditors owed money by Grangemouth haulier Duncan Adams, which entered administration in March, are unlikely to receive anything due to insufficient funds.
Biffa drivers in Winchester have given their union a mandate to ballot for industrial action in a dispute over the installation of CCTV in their lorry cabs.