Drivers at the Co-op Food’s West Thurrock distribution depot are threatening strike action after two disabled drivers were dismissed.
Palletline has welcomed three new members; IJ McGill, F and G Transport and HE Baldry Haulage.
Fors has signed up Licence Bureau, the driver licence checking service, to provide operators with a system to ensure drivers have the correct licences and qualifications.
XPO Logistics has won a three-year contract to provide logistics for chemical and laboratory specialist VWR International.
Europa Road, a division of Europa Worldwide Group, has spent £2m on 23 Renault Trucks after a successful two-year trial with RH Commercial Vehicles.
The logistics industry has welcomed the proposals in the Taylor review into self-employed workers as a sensible, half-way house that would provide those in the ‘gig economy’ more security while still affording businesses the flexibility they require.
Advanced Supply Chain Group (ASCG) has refreshed its fleet with 56 Mercedes-Benz Actros with 450hp and StreamSpace cabs, in a deal valued at £5.7m.
Transdek has supplied Nisa Retail with 10 wedge double-deck trailers.