FTA concern at road toll plan

Proposals to introduce tolls on the main route from Felixstowe to the Midlands have sounded alarm bells at the Freight Transport Association. The Highways Agency announced plans to upgrade a section of the A14 between Cambridge and Huntington but warned that part of the 1.5 billion GBP cost would need to be met by road

Continue Reading

Poundland pushes ahead with 40m GBP Harlow Depot

Retailer Poundland has exchanged contracts with Lynton Developments, after gaining planning permission earlier this summer on a 350,000 sq ft distribution centre in Harlow Essex. The 40 million GBP warehouse will operate as the retailer’s main hub for the South East and will create up to 650 jobs. The retailer, which operates more than 480

Continue Reading

Judge blocks Radlett rail terminal challenge

The saga of the Strategic Rail Freight Interchange at Radlett has moved on another step after the High Court turned down an application by St Albans City and District Council for a judicial review. The council wanted to challenge a decision by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government not to re-open the

Continue Reading

Prologis to spec build 535,000 sq ft

Developer Prologis is top speculatively build 535,000 sq ft of warehouse space in two separate buildings. The first new facility to start on site will be a 310,000 sq ft distribution centre at phase two of Prologis Park Dunstable, which is close to Junction 11 of the M1. Earlier this year, Prologis gained detailed planning

Continue Reading

RHA warns of increase in oil prices

The UK economy, and the UK haulage industry in particular, are currently at risk of being hit with an increase in fuel prices as a result of the current tension in the Middle East, says the Road Haulage Association. The association said that although Syria is not an oil producer, there is a possibility that

Continue Reading

Half of truck drivers don’t wear their belts

Half of all trucks drivers choose not to wear their safety belts, even though they double the chances of survival in a serious road accident, according to Volvo Trucks. The company highlights the most recent World Health Organisation report, Global Status Report on Road Safety 2013, which names increased belt usage as one of the

Continue Reading




  • Client News
  • Driver News
  • Driver Require Blog
  • Industry News
  • Meet the Team
  • Regulatory News
  • Uncategorized