• long term shift towards heavy vans

    ALL TIME record van registration figures released by the SMMT sends a clear message. Numbers for the first half of this year are more than 4,000 units higher than the previous record in 2016 and […]

     
  • A9 will be closed in both directions

    A9 will be closed in both directions

    TRANSPORT Scotland is advising A9 road users of three overnight closures of the A9 north of Perth, scheduled from 8:30pm to 6am, from 29-31 July 2019, weather permitting. The A9 will be closed in both […]

     
  • Delays on the M74

    Delays on the M74

    HAULIERS are warned to expect significant delays on the M74 in both directions on approach to Junction 5, Raith, for approximately ten days from (16-25 July) for essential bridge maintenance works. A contraflow will be in place […]

     
  • deteriorating local roads network

    PLAGUE of potholes: A front loaded, five year funding settlement is the only way local authorities will be able to address a deteriorating local roads network and plan ahead, says the Transport Select Committee. Potholes […]

     
  • takeover

    KRONE commercial vehicle group has signed the takeover of 100% of the share of the Dutch Knapen group which, as one of the market leaders in moving floor trailers, becomes part of the Krone group. […]

     
  • UK warehouses are approaching capacity

    THE CEO of the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) has warned companies that are planning to stockpile goods in UK warehouses in an attempt to mitigate the impact of a no-deal Brexit on their supply […]

     
  • Data Driven Reefer Trailers

    THERMO King is expanding its Connected Solutions portfolio with ‘Trailer Assist’, a new technology that collects and presents a range of insights related to a trailer’s operational condition designed to extend the user’s ability to […]

     
  • Five New Biomethane Refuelling Stations On Track

    CNG FUELS has commenced construction of two new renewable biomethane compressed natural gas (Bio-CNG) refuelling stations, two of five due to open this year to cater for ‘soaring demand’ from HGV operators switching from diesel, […]

     
  • Struggling To Fund Brexit Preparations

    DECLINING profit margins have left logistics businesses struggling to fund their Brexit preparations, according to the 2019 Logistics Report. Launched by FTA with Santander Corporate and Commercial Banking, the report polled the opinions of more […]

     
  • UK’s Youngest Female Driver?

    Jodie Lawson, daughter of Colin and Lisa Lawson, of Aberdeen road transport fame attained her 18th birthday in January this year and promptly went on to train for and pass her class 1&2 HGV driving […]