Transport for the North (TfN) is to create a dedicated freight and logistics strategy in a bid to boost freight activity and job opportunities in the north of England.
The TNT shareholders have between Monday and 30 October to accept the proposed acquisition offer from FedEx.
Whistl has tripled the size of its Scottish base with a move to a new depot in Tannochside, Uddingston.
Our friends at FFUK have said the Petrol Retailers Association have confirmed they deliberately avoid lowering pump costs to reflect falling oil prices; a stark contrast to the rapid hikes in pump prices motorists see when oil prices increase.
Building materials company Cemex will run its apprenticeship scheme for the second year running.
Pall-Ex has appointed Mark Tapper as its group operations director, less than a year after predecessor Kevin Morley was placed in an equivalent position.
“I’m sat looking at an old Commercial Motor cover from 2010”, says Elddis Transport MD Nigel Cook. “There’s a big picture of an Elddis truck on it with the words ‘collaboration is key to success’. Nothing has changed.”
The European Commission (EC) has extended the deadline for the completion of its investigation into FedEx’s proposed acquisition of TNT.
Around 34% of transport managers intend to quit within five years, a new survey from the FTA has found.
TNT’s new Swindon DC is complete and in use, and is expected to be fully operational by the end of the year.