The government has launched a consultation on proposals to increase the percentage of renewable fuels used in road transport under its Renewable Transport Fuels Obligation (RTFO).
In the era BC (Before COVID-19) same-day couriers were the preserve of the rich and famous who just had to have that diamond ring today or City businesses such as legal or banking where urgent paper documents had to be delivered physically rather than by email. But the lockdown has changed that, according to Stuart Godman, CEO of London courier group Absolutely.
Austrian powertrain specialist AVL is working on an internal combustion engine powered by hydrogen designed to provide heavy trucks with low carbon propulsion at a fraction of the cost of fuel cells.
The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) is being introduced by TfL on 1 March after being postponed from its original implementation date of October 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
While Fraikin doesn’t replace its MDs quite as often as West Brom replaces its managers – seven in the last five years – Darren Hall is the third person to take charge of the French-owned contract hire firm since 2016.
Despite the high proportion of the 2 million people working in UK logistics that are mobile or remote workers, there has been a lack of a coherent and quality assured online training to help their career development. But that is now changing with the launch of Flow.
Highways England is backing the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) to help raise awareness of mental health issues, focusing on commercial vehicle drivers.
DPD was again the big winner in the 2020 Motor Transport Awards, coming out on top in five of the seven categories in which it was shortlisted, taking its tally of trophies to 34 and overtaking TNT.
Skills shortages is a constant theme for the logistics sector that was tackled on day two of the virtual Commercial Motor Show.
The prospect of long delays to freight traffic heading through Kent to the Channel ports has again been raised in a letter from Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove MP – seen by the BBC – warning that there could be queues of up to 7,000 trucks in the event of a no-deal end to the Brexit transition period at the end of December.