Saturday 26th May 2018 - Logistics Manager

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Five shortlisted to develop autonomous future

AECOM, Arup, City Science, Immense Solutions and Leeds City Council have made it through to the final round of Roads for the Future, a national competition to design roads fit for driverless cars.

25pc of drivers break rest rules

A quarter of UK commercial drivers are breaching driver guidelines around rest and fatigue, according to a survey of fleet managers by Verizon Connect.

International Forwarding invests in DAF trucks

Palletways member International Forwarding has invested £120,000 in two 18-tonne CF 260 DAF trucks for long-distance work, bringing International Forwarding’s fleet to a total of 20 vehicles.

Autonomous vehicle investment vital, says TRL

Slow uptake of autonomous vehicles for freight could leave the UK “lagging behind other countries and missing the opportunity to reap the benefits of being a market leader in this technology”, according to a report by TRL for the Cross River Partnership.

£6.5 billion wasted in road freight

Operators could save up to £6.5 billion a year by improving vehicle capacity utilisation, according to David Jennison, managing director of OnTruck.