The German parent company of logistics firm Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has pledged to back its UK division until “at least” September 2020, after the Lichfield-based firm saw its operating loss almost double last year.
Biffa’s acquisition of Specialist Waste Recycling (SWRNewstar), announced today (12 March), has raised questions about the future of the firm’s national network of haulage subcontractors.
Europe’s largest road transport conference is back on May 15th, ready to welcome over 1,200 delegates to the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. This free-to-attend, one-day event is for those involved at an operational or management level in the operation of road transport fleets. Marian Kitson, director of enforcement at the DVSA and Senior Traffic Commissioner Richard Turfitt are already confirmed to present, with many more exciting speakers to be announced imminently. Motor Transport will be there. Join us to increase […]
Taking place on 24 May 2018 at Culloden Estate & Spa, Belfast, FTA’s Transport Manager Northern Ireland conference is packed with industry leading speakers and the very latest information, guidance and best practice advice surrounding legislation and enforcement changes. FTA’s Transport Manager Northern Ireland conference is packed with industry leading speakers and the very latest information, guidance and best practice advice surrounding legislation and enforcement changes. Speakers include: Our Keynote Address comes from John McGrath, Deputy Secretary Transport and Resources from […]
Iveco and BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions have joined forces to offer preferential financing to transport operators purchasing Iveco’s environmentally-friendly commercial vehicles.
As the UK’s natural gas refuelling network grows giving operators more choice of where to fill up, some stations using more expensive refuelling technology may be forced to close, experts have warned.
The RHA has demanded that Heathrow Airport update its freight movement facilities “as a matter of urgency”, following complaints of congestion and delay accessing the west London site.
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 […]
The deal that would have see DX Group acquire Menzies Distribution has been called off, and a new board of directors is set to be installed at DX under the guidance of its largest shareholder – Gatemore Capital Management.
Felixstowe container haulier Searon Logistics, which employs more than 100 staff, has closed down.