Archive for the ‘UK News’ Category

  • CILT supports supply chain

    on Mar 31, 20 • in UK News • with No Comments

    The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) has set up a database for organisations in urgent need of supply chain resources, to ensure the UK is able to respond to the coronavirus crisis

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  • Logistics sector gets Government letter as proof of essential working

    on Mar 31, 20 • in UK News • with No Comments

    The Road Haulage Association and Freight Transport Association have received a confirmation letter from DfT confirming that the work of the logistics sector is essential and should continue to the greatest extent possible through the Covid-19 crisis

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  • Stena Line helps keep supply lines open

    on Mar 30, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Stena Line helps keep supply lines open

    As the impact of the Coronavirus tightens its grip on everyday life across Europe, ferry company Stena Line has moved to reassure freight and travel customers that it is taking every precaution possible to help ensure the safety of customers and employees, whilst maintaining the supply lines for vital medical goods and food supplies

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  • Dangerous goods vehicle (ADR) annual inspections

    on Mar 30, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Dangerous goods vehicle (ADR) annual inspections

    Due to the unfolding coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, heavy vehicles will be exempt from dangerous goods (ADR) annual inspections until further notice, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has confirmed

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  • Witham Group keeps the wheels turning

    on Mar 27, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Witham Group keeps the wheels turning

    UK lubricant manufacturer, the Witham Group, is continuing to produce and distribute its products during the COVID-19 crisis

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  • Updates to Safe Loading Pass scheme in wake of COVID-19

    on Mar 27, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Updates to Safe Loading Pass scheme in wake of COVID-19

    The Safe Loading Pass Scheme (SLPS) Management Group is providing extensions on Safe Loading Passes soon to expire, in line with government direction on COVID-

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  • New special finance options launched by MV Asset Finance

    on Mar 26, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on New special finance options launched by MV Asset Finance

    MV Asset Finance has fast-tracked a new package of support measures that can be specially tailored to meet individual customer needs. 

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  • Dennison Commercials offers Contact Free Services

    on Mar 26, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Dennison Commercials offers Contact Free Services

    Dennison Commercials, celebrating 50-years in business in 2020, has introduced a suite of Contact Free Services to enable the Volvo dealership to continue operating through the COVID-19 crisis

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  • Green lanes should mean go for freight says FTA

    on Mar 26, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Green lanes should mean go for freight says FTA

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has urged all EU member states to act upon the EU guidelines on green lanes for goods at borders, in order to ensure the continuous flow of trade and support essential services, keep shops full and protect the economy

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  • Temporary closure of Montracon factories

    on Mar 25, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Temporary closure of Montracon factories

    Trailer manufacturer, Montracon has taken the decision to close its factories in the UK and Ireland as a result of the COVID-19 crisis

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  • FTA calls for Brexit transition extension

    on Mar 25, 20 • in General News, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA calls for Brexit transition extension

    The challenges posed by the COVID-19 virus will make the effective implementation of any new legislation impossible in the short term, says FTA, the business group representing the logistics sector. As a result, the industry is petitioning government urgently to seek an extension to the current transition period for leaving the European Union, as well as suspending other planned domestic legislation which will impact the logistics sector

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  • Lorries exempted from MOT testing for three months

    on Mar 24, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Lorries exempted from MOT testing for three months

    In reaction to COVID-19 the Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has confirmed that all MOT testing of lorries and trailers has been suspended

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