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.
The disused port of Stranraer in Scotland will be used as a lorry park for up to 300 HGVs in order to mitigate the “significant economic shock” brought about by a no-deal Brexit.
Kinaxia Logistics grew turnover by 40% last year, reflecting the full-year effect of its acquisition spree during 2017 and 2018.
Meachers Global Logistics has posted an increase in turnover and profits, but said rising costs and a shortage of drivers is proving challenging.
One of Eddie Stobart Logistics’ (ESL) largest shareholders has been granted an extension by UK regulators to make a firm takeover offer for the beleaguered haulage firm.
A reduction in import tariffs for new trucks in the event of a no-deal Brexit will still cripple UK haulage, according to manufacturers and trade associations.
Allport Cargo Services (ACS) has committed to removing avoidable single-use plastics completely by 2021 and replacing them with sustainable alternatives.