The RHA has rejected Local Government Association (LGA) claims that pot-hole levels are “likely to surge” due to an increase in the number of HGVs. The LGA said that the “heavier the vehicle, the more pressure is likely to be exerted on road surfaces, causing them to crumble quicker and form potholes”.
Transport prices have dropped by 0.6 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2016, compared to the third, the Transport Market Monitor (TMM) by Transporeon and Capgemini Consulting has found.
Dutch group IRF has bought Thetford-based operator UFS from owner Ray Ludlum who is retiring. UFS operates services to Switzerland, Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands. IRF. has been a well established transport partner of UFS for 20 years. In a statement IRF said the acquisition was a logical step in the expansion of both IRF […]
The Freight Transport Association has welcomed Greater Manchester’s transport plan saying it’s focused on improving road connectivity and keeping traffic moving.
Registrations of panel vans (between 2.5 and 3.5 tonnes) rose 5.6 per cent to 12, 617 units in January, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.