Our national team of transport and logistic legal experts works with passenger vehicle, logistics and goods vehicle operators as well as ports and restricted licence holders.
We provide sustainable, fast solutions, across the complete range of legal services. From managing compliance, risk and standards, through to traffic commissioner inquiries, liaising with UK border agency on clandestine entrant issues, representation on vehicle seizure issues, carriage of goods disputes, acquisitions, and asset disposal. We manage complex employment, sub-contracting and agency worker matters, through to insurance claims, cyclist safety, health and safety regulatory issues as well as real estate management and financing, mergers and acquisitions, as well as business restructuring.
Whatever the destination, whatever the challenge, we’re one of the few legal businesses with a cross discipline, practical knowledge of the road haulage, freight and logistics sector. We help you to find better solutions to reduce risk and costs.
It is the beginning of the end for the internal combustion engine as legislators across the globe clamp down on the sale of fossil fueled vehicles and electric vehicles present themselves as a viable alternative. Provided the right legal and commercial conditions exist, there is the opportunity for a real power shift in the world of commercial transport.
68% of surveyed respondents in our latest report believe that AI and its benefits for commercial transport are overhyped. Add to that the industry's concerns relating to data security, job losses, ethical use, personal privacy rights and potential liabilities arising out of the use of AI, and the conclusion must be that the adoption of AI in the transport industry is no slam dunk.
With the advancement of electric vehicle fleets and the development of electric roads, is this the end for fossil fuels? Read the fourth in our series of articles that explores how technology is being harnessed to drive the transport of the future.
Blockchain has been hailed as the most disruptive technology in the transport sector since the introduction of the standard shipping container in the 1960s. Today, we cannot imagine shipping without containers. We believe that in the years ahead, the world will look back to the advent of blockchain technology in the same way.
Blockchain technology could change the face of commercial transport, but only once its full potential is unlocked. Read the third in our series of articles that explores how technology is being harnessed to drive the transport of the future.
The adoption of data analytics has grown exponentially, but concerns over security and privacy remain. Read the second in our series of articles that explores how technology is being harnessed to drive the transport of the future.
The benefits of using artificial intelligence in transport are clear, but can it live up to the hype? Read the first in our series of articles that explores how technology is being harnessed to drive the transport of the future.
International legal business DWF has advised NorthEdge Capital on the management buyout (MBO) of Prohire, a specialist provider of commercial fleet management solutions, backing the existing management team led by Managing Director Dave Barlow.
DWF’s global transport practice comprises more than 60 lawyers across the globe who deliver in-depth knowledge of the automotive, maritime, rail, aviation, road transport and logistics sectors.