Wednesday 18th Sep 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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B licences to operate alternative fuel vans

Drivers who hold category B licences will be able to operate alternatively fuelled vans up to 4.25 tonnes gross, but they will need to complete a minimum of five hours of extra training, under plans from the Department for Transport.

OSE joins Fortec

Gateshead-based OSE European has joined the Fortec Distribution Network covering the majority of the NE postcodes.

Scottish plan to boost rail freight

Scottish freight operators and users have launched a joint strategy to boost the amount of freight on the rails, to meet a target of 7.5 per cent growth set by the Scottish Government last year.

Maritime Transport and DB Cargo UK partner

Freight operators Maritime Transport and DB Cargo UK are to combine their expertise to increase rail-freight capacity and competition in the intermodal market.

PD Ports condemns Trans-Pennine rail plan

PD Ports has condemned government plans to make no provision for freight in a planned £3 billion Trans-Pennine rail upgrade as “unwelcome and deeply troubling for the economy and businesses in the north of England”.