A row over pay for drivers at paving group Marshalls has resulted in a ballot for strike action, which could result in disruption to supplies at Travis Perkins and Jewson.
Significant changes to the verification of container weights coming into effect this summer could spark chaos at UK ports, according to haulage companies.
S&S Distribution, the Kent-based haulier snapped up by Palletline last year, recorded a pre-tax loss shortly after its purchase, newly published accounts show.
The UK’s warehouse property stock will have vanished by the end of the decade due to demands from internet retailers, unless there is an unprecedented increase in construction.
A Web-based freight consolidation system, allowing hauliers servicing Heathrow Airport to notify members of spare capacity on their vehicles, is to launch this year to clean up the air around the complex.
Consolidated results for the Woodside Haulage group of companies show that the County Antrim operator saw pre-tax profit soar 42% last year.
Ferguson Transport (Spean Bridge) increased turnover by almost 11% last year, despite downturns in some of the sectors it operates in.
Two companies that flouted London’s Safer Lorry Scheme (SLS) by using vehicles not fitted with safety equipment have been prosecuted and fined. D&R Grab Hire and What A Load of Rubbish were stopped by officers and found to be in breach of the SLS traffic regulation order by having no Class VI mirrors or sideguards fitted to their vehicles. The two companies appeared at City of London Magistrates on 9 December and were fined £500 each and made to pay […]
The FTA has demanded assurances from Scotland’s transport minister that the Forth Road Bridge will re-open to all vehicles on 4 January.
A public consultation has been launched into proposals for a new lorry parking area as an alternative to Operation Stack in Kent.