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.
A series of employers, including transport authorities, have reportedly banned workers from ordering personal parcels to be delivered to the workplace, months after TfL warned that an increase in unregulated traffic was largely down to a rise in office deliveries.
Panther Warehousing has signed an exclusive contract with manufacturer BSH Home Appliances, which will see it provide an end-to-end service for more than 1,000 orders a week.
The transport arm of the Hargreaves Group saw its profit almost halved in the year ending May 31 2015, after the sale of Imperial Tankers to the Suttons Group last autumn.