The cost of spoiled loads as a result of stowaways getting into UK-bound vehicles could be as high as £1bn a year, the RHA has estimated. Assuming an average value of £30,000 per trailer, that total could be reached if just 1% of the 10,000 loads crossing the Channel every day were tampered with, said RHA chief executive Richard Burnett. “That is a massive and unacceptable cost to our economy and many hauliers are having to absorb large parts of […]
Logistics planning for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this summer will now have to be “done in a rush”, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has claimed.
The RHA and motorway service area (MSA) operator Moto have welcomed the prime minister’s plans to force service stations to display fuel prices on motorway signs, but the Petrol Retailers’ Association (PRA) believes it will push prices up.