The price of fuel has little effect on the profitability of logistics companies and isn’t the primary cause of failures in the industry, the Motor Transport Directors’ Club was told last month. Speaker John Manners-Bell, chief executive of Transport Intelligence, told the gathering of the most senior people in road transport that there was a high correlation between freight rate increases and fuel price increases – meaning that operators were being successful in passing high costs on to customers. “This […]
The head of FairFuel UK (FFUK) Howard Cox has said the campaign remains very much alive and kicking, after the departure of co-founder Peter Carroll.
FairFuelUK (FFUK) has doubled its “email your MP” target after surpassing its original 25,000 marker in just two weeks. Since launching its email push, which calls on operators and the public to get in touch with their local MP through the FFUK website, 25,867 emails have been sent opposing August’s planned 3ppl fuel duty rise. FFUK has also garnered the support of 38 MPs in its bid to win enough support to table an amendment to the Finance Bill to […]
FairFuelUK (FFUK) has warned chancellor George Osborne that ending the five-year freeze on fuel duty in the Budget this Wednesday (16 March) would slow down UK economic growth.