“This has been a week of unprecedented measures for all of us,” writes Road Transport Media divisional director Vic Bunby. “The continued spread of the COVID-19 virus, daily changes in government advice and guidelines around travel restrictions and social gatherings have been challenging, and unlike anything we’ve seen before. Like you, we have been working hard behind the scenes, planning the coming weeks and months as new information becomes available. I would like to update you on the status of […]
International haulage is crucial for many UK fleets, with thousands of operators completing European contracts and many European hauliers doing likewise across the UK. UK government statistics highlight that, from July 2018 to June 2019, international road freight activity completed by UK-registered HGVs saw an increase of 5% in the amount of goods moved compared to the previous 12 months, with a total of 5.5bn tonne-kms. In many cases, such routes mean that a driver can cross through several countries […]
As you may be aware, over the past two years Motor Transport has been working on a freight collaboration project called FreightShare with a number of partners.
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The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) is the first legislation of its kind. From 26 October 2020, all goods vehicles over 12 tonnes will require a permit to drive into Greater London, including vehicles from outside the UK. Enforced by Transport for London (TfL), the legislation is based on a ‘star rating’ indicating how much a driver can see from the cab in relation to other road users. The vehicle manufacturer will issue a star rating for your vehicle. This rating […]
Culina Group has shown it knows how to maximise its successes, admit its failures and constantly lift performance.
There are too few women holding senior roles within logistics and supply chain. A 2018 Gartner report shows that, although women account for 37% of the total supply chain workforce, only 25% of senior managers or directors are female.
Here we are at the end of yet another year and the time when the MT cost tables appear.
Nagel Langdons understands the value of offering top-quality training and development to new recruits, and its formal apprenticeship programme is paying dividends, for the staff and the company. But the firm’s HR director was still stunned to be handed the Apprenticeship of the Year trophy at the Motor Transport Awards 2019.
Heavy haulage requires some serious planning. Team of the Year at the Motor Transport Awards 2019, Collett & Sons, has a sense of togetherness that lightens even the heaviest of loads.