Unite the union is urging tanker drivers to reject proposals for a resolution to the dispute over health, safety, training and security standards.
The European Commission (EC) has called on Austria, the Czech Republic, Finland, France, Poland, Portugal and Spain “to take appropriate measures” to apply the Working Time Directive to self-employed road hauliers.
The European Commission has announced that Italy and Malta could face legal action over their continued failure to implement the European Union F-gas Regulation, which controls emissions of fluorinated greenhouse gases in Europe.
It’s not just the competitors that need to be prepared for the London 2012 Olympics – road congestion and closed lanes will throw up a host of challenges for logisticians.
A new safety campaign focusing on the twin concepts of management leadership and worker participation in ccupational safety and health, the next Healthy Workplaces Campaign has started.
The carbon calculator is a standalone programme that contains default values for the carbon emissions associated with various types of biofuels.
With less than 100 days to go to the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games, please download TfL’s Freight Bulletin which contains the latest information to help you plan your activities ahead of the Games.
A consignment of refrigerant seized by Russian customs contained cylinders of the dangerous methyl chloride cocktail blamed for the fatal reefer explosions last year. Rumours of the seizure first appeared in Russian newspaper reports at the end of February.
The UK Warehousing Association has warned companies about the importance of adhering to TUPE rules following ruling by the Employment Appeal Tribunal against Eddie Stobart Ltd.
Waldeck Engineering is expanding its operations in the Midlands by opening a new office in Birmingham and exhibiting at Foodex 2012 – one of the UK’s biggest shows for food processing, packaging and logistics.
Collision-avoidance technology that could help eliminate cyclist and pedestrian deaths caused by driver "blind-spots", should be made mandatory for all UK lorries by 2015, says a report published today by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
Many frozen food distributors face significant hurdles when it comes to lighting low temperature environments efficiently.