Monday 29th May 2017 - Logistics Manager

Viewing all Road transport articles

Brexit border controls could cost £5bn

Brexit could cost the UK an additional £5 billion a year should frontier declarations be required for shipments to and from Europe, UKWA chief Peter Ward has warned.

Bank holiday traffic queues could become the norm

Bank Holiday-style traffic queues could become an everyday occurrence around Britain’s ports and airports after Brexit unless the government prioritises the needs of freight and logistics in the negotiations, the Freight Transport Association has warned.

RHA warns of attacks on hauliers at Calais

The Road Haulage Association says it is receiving reports from hauliers experiencing attacks by migrants as they approach the last leg of their journey home.

A4 at Hammersmith

European road transport rates fall

Road transport rates across Europe fell by nine per cent between the fourth quarter of 2016 and the first quarter of 2017, according to the Transport Market Monitor produced by Transporeon and Capgemini.

FTA demands action on Calais migrants

The Freight Transport Association has called on the government to lobby the French authorities to protect drivers passing through the Calais area, following reports of increased migrant activity targeting lorries approaching the port.

Fuel additive promises 5pc economy boost

Total Lubricants has launched a new diesel fuel additive for commercial vehicles, which it says can reduce fuel consumption by up to five per cent.

41 double deckers for Whistl

Whistl has ordered 41 double deck trailers which have been designed to handle containers for parcels as well as mail.