Motor Transport has launched a new category for the 34th Motor Transport Awards – Clean Fleet Van Operator of the Year.
Rase Distribution has quit Palletways bringing an end to a troubled relationship that saw the Lincolnshire haulier challenge the network’s guidelines by refusing to deliver pallet loads weighing more than 750kg to residential addresses on the grounds of safety.
Building materials supplier Cemex has agreed a new partnership with Turners, one of the UK’s largest privately-owned transport companies.
Microlise Fleet Telematics has been deployed by Kent-based FM Conway to support fuel economy and real-time planning for ‘next load’ across its fleet of over 220 vehicles. An additional data solution will also provide FM Conway’s transport management team with real-time visibility of the fleet, highlighting which jobs have been completed, which vehicles are running late, and provide additional intelligence to allow the team to proactively manage any problems or issues as they arise. Explained FM Conway senior transport manager, […]
Changes in regulation, developments in new technology and rising diesel costs are prompting haulage operators to seriously consider non-diesel alternatives. A number of factors mean that LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) is increasingly proving to be a good and viable option, not just in terms of lowering environmental impact but also improving performance and cutting costs.
The logistics sector has been offered expert advice on how to attract and develop a new and more diverse workforce after the FTA’s annual Skills Report revealed the driver shortage figure has risen to 59,000 from 52,000 in 2018.
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.
Clean Air Zones and the Ultra Low Emission Zone are coming and you can count on Ryder to help ensure that your vehicles are ready. Please bookmark this page to ensure Motortransport.co.uk and Ryder keep you up to date with these key legislative changes. We are here to provide you with information and advice on this ever-changing landscaped to help you stay compliant. CLEAN AIR ZONES In May 2017 DEFRA and the DfT published the Clean Air Zone Framework […]
The UK’s largest independent freight forwarder has unveiled its latest video for its road freight division – an animated mini film which brings to life how Europa Road ‘makes road freight simple.’ The 90 second animation captures how the business has created the most efficient road freight system for distributing goods between the UK, Ireland and Europe from its centralised UK HQ in Dartford – which was designed and built from the ground up and is the UK’s largest and […]
Paul Day, managing director of Turners (Soham), was a well-deserved winner of the Service to Industry Award at the 2018 Motor Transport Awards. Watch him talk about winning the prize just after he received it on stage on Motor Transport TV, sponsored by the RHA. Service to Industry, sponsored by Ryder Winner: Paul Day, Managing Director, Turners (Soham)