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‘Solve your problems within two years or face supply chain levy,’ Transport Select Committee warns logistics sector

 
The logistics sector must solve its driver employment crisis and fix its dearth of secure rest facilities within two years, or else the government should step in and impose a levy, MPs have warned. The Transport Select Committee (TSC) said the i…

Palletline board prepares to sell business, sources claim

 
The board of Palletline is preparing to sell the business and is currently working with advisors to set the terms, Motor Transport has learnt. Potential buyers could include Amazon – a major customer of Palletline, which is currently the only pa…

Self-driving delivery vans heading for UK roads as government launches £40m initiative

 
Self-driving vans, buses and shuttles could soon hit the UK’s roads following the launch today (23 May) of a £40m funding competition. The move aims to kick-start commercial self-driving services, including delivery vehicles. The ‘Commercialisin…