Cumulative hike in operating costs since 2000 now 75%


 

Average truck operating costs have risen by a massive 75% since September 2000 while reported haulage rates were only 23% higher in July 2013 than back then, new cost figures from the RHA have shown. The association’s 2014 goods vehicle operating cost survey showed a total annual inflationary rise in the year to 30 September 2013 of 2.3% excluding fuel, across all categories of vehicle. A 2.5% decline in average bulk diesel prices in the year, however, left the overall […]