As of next month the DVLA will no longer issue tachograph cards with drivers’ addresses printed on them. Lorry drivers will only need to inform the DVLA about an address change for their UK driving licence, with all tacho cards automatically updated – therefore eliminating the need to make a separate request. Existing tacho cards
Logistics companies are being hit by hidden extra costs when refuelling, according to The Fuelcard People. Steve Clarke, group marketing manager, said: “Countless firms fill up every day without realising that their fuel card suppliers have raised prices, imposing an additional transaction charge. Although only a couple of pounds each time, it mounts up. Even
More than 270,000 professional drivers have completed their Driver CPC periodic training, the latest Driver Standards Agency (DSA) data shows. As of October 273,897 professional drivers (PCV and LGV) had completed their periodic training and triggered their Driver Qualification Card (DQC), compared with 258,396 in September. 680,175 professional drivers have now engaged with the Driver
Euro Car Parts has agreed a lease with Prologis for a 258,000 sq ft distribution facility at Prologis Tamworth 594. The new building at Prologis Tamworth 594, which is close to the company’s existing national distribution centre, will provide a strategically located facility to accommodate Euro Car Parks continuing expansion. “Our branch delivery service covers
Sainsbury’s is opening a new one million sq ft distribution facility in Daventry, which will be operated by DHL and is set to create more than 900 jobs. Located at the Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal, in Northamptonshire, the site will use both automation and conventional assembly methods, to support Sainsbury’s growing general merchandise business.
Roadways introduces advanced driver training scheme Roadways Container Logistics has teamed up with the Institute of Advanced Motorists to launch an advanced driver training scheme. Having begun in the summer, the programme has already seen 13 Roadways drivers successfully pass the IAM’s Advanced Driving Test, with a further 12 drivers booked to take the test