This report is a barometer of the health and confidence of the UK road transport and commercial vehicle sector in 2018. It looks at the number of businesses running commercial vehicles in the UK, how many vehicles they operate, which vehicles are in use and how road transport operators view their future growth prospects. It also gauges opinions on how, when and why operators will buy commercial vehicles – as well as looking at how operators will react to changes […]
Royal Mail and DHL top the Motor Transport Top 100 once again, with acquisition activity in 2016 by Culina Group and Turners (Soham) seeing both rise up the annual ranking of road transport operators by turnover.
Creditors seldom get back all of the money owed to them when a company becomes insolvent, but you don’t have to take things lying down.
The chancellor has been criticised for not being bolder after he elected to freeze fuel duty in today’s Autumn Budget.
The government is showing a worrying lack of leadership in its approach to post-Brexit customs arrangements, according to the Home Affairs Committee, in a new report which highlights numerous shortcomings in government’s preparations for trading when the UK leaves the EU.
Saints Transport saw a dramatic drop in pre-tax profit in 2016, in a year that saw the company undergo a major fleet renewal and chairman Piers Carroll complete an MBO.
At the one-day internships of former MAN CEO Des Evans and the RHA’s Richard Burnett at fleet management software firm BigChange, Steve Hobson takes a closer look at the business.
Registrations are now open for this year’s free-to-attend Freight in the City Expo on 7 November at Alexandra Palace, London. Now in its third year, the expo provides a collaborative forum for urban logistics decision-makers from the public and private sector to debate the key challenges and latest innovation to promote quiet, safe and clean city deliveries. This is complemented by an exhibition hall packed with the latest urban delivery vehicles, technology and services to help city fleet operators keep […]
Another Motor Transport Awards have come and gone, leaving in its wake a host of happy winnder clutching trophies, more than £24k raised for Transaid, and a suffering MT team the following day.
Wincanton were the big winners at the 32nd annual Motor Transport Awards last night, taking home Haulier of the Year against some stiff competition in the shape of Elddis Transport and Abbey Logistics – both of which were looking to take the biggest prize in transport for a second and third time respectively. As is now almost traditional at the MT Awards, DPD took home a handful of prizes; including awards for Innovation; Customer Care and Home Delivery Operator of […]