Invergold Associates is holding two one-day conferences to bring operators up to date with the latest developments that affect the road transport industry, with a strong focus on compliance.
Fear of new smart tachographs saw operators pull forward orders of new trucks and give another boost to the market after a surge in orders ahead of the expected Brexit date of March 29 according to figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.
The major truck importers seem to turn over MDs almost as fast as Premier League football clubs and the latest incumbent at Volvo Trucks Robert Grozdanovski recently took over following Arne Knaben’s five year stint.
XPO Logistics’ graduate and apprenticeship programmes have their origin in Europe and in the UK. The scheme was originally introduced 25 years ago in the UK, and it boasts a famous graduate – Carol Vorderman, the maths genius who progressed from running a pea processing and packing unit in Lowestoft to TV stardom on Countdown.
DPD was once again a multiple winner at the 2019 Motor Transport Awards, picking up two more awards to add to the 27 it had already won. Read on to see who received the trophies from host Omid Djalili at the Grosvenor House Hotel last night.
Telematics and camera specialist VisionTrack has appointed Mark Raymond and Travis Kenny as head of product and senior technical operations manager respectively.
Malcolm Wilson was appointed CEO of XPO Logistics Europe in September 2017 – well-deserved recognition for the work he did integrating the UK operation over the previous 12 years.
Renault Trucks has put the first Master ZE full electric vehicle in Europe on the road with Kent County Council. The 57kW Master ZE nine-seat minibus has a 33kWh battery pack giving a range of 120km and will be used by Compaid, a charity helping disadvantaged people back into work.
Established in 1997, Prohire has enjoyed continuous growth from both existing and new business over the last 22 years, offering a full range of contract hire, rental and fleet management services for vehicles from car-derived vans to 44-tonne tractor units.
A new book telling the inside story of how TNT UK worked with newspaper publisher Rupert Murdoch to break the union stranglehold on Fleet Street has already been reprinted.